As Mexico's Drug Cartels Fracture, Violence and Travel Warnings Soar

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico — The internal fracturing of Mexico's drug cartels has led to soaring violence here and across the country in the past year, prompting the U.S. State Department to issue travel warnings to 23 of 31 Mexican states, including four bordering Texas and two popular tourist destinations.The warnings, including Tuesday’s upgraded advisory for Quintana Roo and Baja California Sur, highlight the deteriorating security across Mexico under President Enrique Peña Nieto. He came into office five years ago vowing to change the country’s bloody narrative.  Continue reading...

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