US advises against some travel to Mexico

Health & Leisure
Friday, 12 January 2018
The US government has issued a travel advisory for increased caution in Mexico due to crime.
Some areas have increased risk.
Violent crime, such as homicide, kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery is widespread.
The US government has advised travellers not to travel to five states including Colima, Guerrero, Michoacán, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas state due to crime.
If you decide to travel to Mexico: Use toll roads when possible and avoid driving at night; Exercise increased caution when visiting local bars, nightclubs, and casinos; Do not display signs of wealth, such as wearing expensive watches or jewellery and be extra vigilant when visiting banks or ATMs.
There are no US government restrictions in tourist areas in Baja California, which includes Ensenada, Rosarito, and Tijuana.