Anyone from Grand Junction going to Mexico anytime soon? The U.S State Department has issued a travel advisory because of the recent crime wave which includes, but not limited to kidnappings, carjackings, and robbery.

It is a very serious situation in Mexico with widespread crime. The U.S State Department has upped Mexico to a Level 2 which means use extreme caution. There are four travel advisory levels.

1. Exercise Normal Precaution

2. Exercise Increased Caution

3.Reconsider Travel

4. Do Not Travel

The State Department has also released a warning to stay from these cities as they are extremely dangerous.

  • Colima state due to crime.
  • Guerrero state due to crime.
  • Michoacán state due to crime.
  • Sinaloa state due to crime.
  • Tamaulipas state due to crime.

Remember always to have a safety backup plan. You can get more information on what to do in an emergency situation here.