The U.S. State Department issued a Mexico travel advisory due to recent crimes.
The widespread incidents include homicides, kidnappings, carjackings and robberies.
Travelers are urged to use caution as some areas have increased risk.
According to the U.S. Department of State website, travelers should consider the following:
Do not travel to:
If you decide to travel to Mexico:
For more information, read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.