Government of Canada Issues Travel Advisory for Mexico
The government of Canada is advising Canadians to exercise a high degree of caution if travelling to, or in, Mexico.
This, according to the government of Canada website, is due to high levels of criminal activity, in addition to demonstrations, occasional illegal roadblocks throughout the country, and protests.
In addition, the Canadian government is also warning Canadians to avoid non-essential travel to several northern and western states.
These states include the following:
- Coahuila (except the city of Saltillo)
- Nuevo Leon (except the city of Monterrey)
- Sinaloa (except the city of Mazatlan)
- Sonora (except the cities of Hermosillo and Guaymas/San Carlos)
- Guerrero (including Acapulco but excluding the cities of Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo and Taxco)
- Michoacan (excluding the city of Morelia)
- Colima (excluding the city of Manzanillo)
These warnings are a result of high levels of violence linked, mainly, to organized crime.
For more information, click here.
Graphic is courtesy of the government of Canada website.
- Canadian Government Issues Travel Warning Amid Protests In Hong Kong
- Government Warning Canadians Not to Travel to Peru
- Government Updates Travel Advisory For Sri Lanka After Another Explosion
- Canada Issues Travel Advisory for Brazil as Amazon Forest Fire Continues
- New travel advisory urging residents to avoid non-essential travel outside Canada
- Mississauga student receives one of Canada's most coveted scholarships
- Body found after lengthy search and rescue effort in Mississauga
- IKEA Canada reopens stores in Ontario
- A look at one of Mississauga’s most coveted neighbourhoods
- CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Police attempt water rescue in Mississauga's Credit River