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Puerto Vallarta – Safe City

Is It Safe to Vacation in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico?
Without question, vacationers are safe to travel to Puerto Vallarta. Puerto Vallarta belongs to the sizable and unique state of Jalisco. Captain Peter Vines of says it the best, “I have lived here for over 25 years and believe it to be safer in Puerto

Mexico is Safe: Just Use Common Sense

Violence in Mexico is back in the news and so is the age-old question: Is Mexico safe? According to Mariano Castillo of CNN, yes it is. In her article “Mexico, As Dangerous – and Safe – As Ever,” Castillo lists the many troubles and victories that have affected the country.
Travel experts and analysts concur

Travel Is Still Safe in Mexico

According to the article, “Despite Bad Press and Travel Warnings, Mexico Tourism Holds Its Own,” travel sales show that not everyone is nixing travel to Mexico for spring break. In fact, despite the bad press (as reported by the news media and a constant flow of travel warnings), Mexico is relying on a record year

Travel Review: Cancun Mexico

When most people used to think of Mexico, pictures of white sand beaches, aqua blue waters and endless nights out at the club came to mind. Today, thoughts of kidnappings, drug cartels and thievery have taken their place in the minds of many. For people like me, however, I have learned that this is simply

Mexico Still Safe Despite Murder of Malcom X’s Grandson in Mexico City

Mexico City officials confirmed on Friday a rumor that had been spreading on social media sites since Thursday: Malcom X’s grandson, 28-year-old Malcom Shabazz, was killed after a fight in a bar. According to Mexico City’s District Attorney’s office, Shabazz died in the early hours of Thursday morning in a Mexico City hospital. In

U.S. State Department Clears Majority of Mexico for Travel

According to Christine Delsol’s article on the SFGate news website, the U.S. State Department’s newest Mexican travel update does not spring any surprises or add any new tourist destinations to the listing of no-go zones in Mexico. Continuing a tendency that started with the Feb. 8, 2012 update, the State Department has gotten more

Travel Blogger Lays Out Facts Regarding Safety in Mexico

Terry Denton has his own blog, “Travel by Terry,” in which he often defends Mexico from the slew of biased and sometimes inaccurate media attention. Here he offers some insight into the problem of negative press on Mexico with some questions:
As an unrepentant lover of Mexico, I confess it is hard not to take this personally 

Reasons Why Mexico Is Still a Safe Bet

News headlines continue to report that drug-related violence in Mexico has caused people to worry too much about safety and their protection in Mexico. To offer another view, the authors of the “Mexperience Blog” have listed six factors that attest to the fact that Mexico’s drug-related problems, although real and in need of handling by

Famed Composer Michael Nyman Feels Safer in Mexico than in London

Stephen Adams, writer for the UK’s “Telegraph,” reports that Michael Nyman, famed composer of the musical score for the 1993 film The Piano, has decided to move to Mexico City, saying he feels safer there than in London. Apparently, Nyman is more concerned with the knife crime rate in the UK more than violence in

Mexico: Statistics on Safety/Violence Show the Real Story

In a recent article, “Washington Post” author Andrea Sachs lamented Mexico’s safety as compared to the rest of the world.
“There’s a big gap between perception and reality,” said Margot Lee Shetterly, a Hampton, Virginia native who relocated to Mexico with her husband six years ago. “It’s a real shame for people to write off