On Monday, the president of Mexico asserted that his country is safer than the United States, in response to criticisms from U.S. officials about his security policies. This comes after a recent kidnapping incident near the border that resulted in the tragic deaths of two American citizens.
The kidnapping of four and murder of two U.S. citizens in early March who crossed the border in Matamoros have once again called into question Mexico’s image as a safe travel destination.
Following the murders, the U.S. Department of State swiftly extended its travel warning recommending Americans to avoid ‘certain parts’ of Mexico, particularly Tamaulipas, where ‘violent crime
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