Mexico Travel Warning

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The U.S. Department of State has widened its travel warning for Mexico, advising Americans to avoid certain areas and not drive in Mexico at night. The advisory singles out 11 Mexican states, saying drug-fueled violence has increased the danger level. Mexican tourism officials are defending Mexico, saying the majority of the country is safe. We discuss the potential impacts.

Guests:

Jason Beaubien, Mexico City correspondent for NPR

James Glover, publisher of the website Baja Insider

Hugo Rodriguez, acting director for American Citizens Services at the Bureau of Consular Affairs at the U.S. State Department

Mike Uhlenkamp, spokesperson for the California State University System

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