Mexico “Do not travel” States Map

Do not travel states map of Mexico

Do not Travel States of Mexico

Because of the high levels of crime and cartel violence citizens have been warned by the government “do not travel” to five states of Mexico; Tamaulipas, Sinaloa, Michoacan, Colima, Guerrero. (by the date; Wednesday 10, 2018) All the states have the highest rates of drug cartel activity, either hosting trafficking routes or extensive drug-crop cultivation.

This warning of the US government put these states in the same statue with Syria.

The government advised travellers be avoid of travelling those states.

“exercise increased caution”

Mexico as a country has a level 2 rating, means Americans should “exercise increased caution” because of concerns about crime.

According to an international report Mexico had 23,000 homicides – a number only surpassed by Syria.

Despite its diversity of places to visit and tourist attractions in the past decade,  drug cartel violence is often the first thing that comes to mind about Mexico. The illegal drug trade has had an enormous cost on Mexico in lives lost.

2014 Crime Statistic

According to statistics of Knoema  Brazil, India and Mexico were the top 3 countries of homicide crime by 2014 in the world. Furthermore by 2014 Mexico was in the 4th place in kidnapping crime list published by Knoema. Top three countries were Germany, Canada and France. Mexico was again in the top ten of burglary numbers by country list in the same year. At this time the number one was the United States of America. Lastly Mexico was seen in the second place of the rape rates lists that includes all the world’s countries. The USA was in the top of the crime list.

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