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.
Mexico Travel Warning
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