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Playa del Carmen Hotels Urge Authorities To Keep Tourists Safe Following Recent Crime Wave

Businesses and hotels in Playa del Carmen are urging authorities to take stronger action to prevent violent crime from further escalating following the death of two Canadian citizens this week. The security situation in Playa del Carmen’s hotels is a major concern for the area amidst the busy summer season. As a result, more troops …

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2 Canadians Killed At Vacation Condo In Playa Del Carmen

In the early hours of Monday morning, two Canadian citizens were found dead in a vacation condominium building in Playa del Carmen. The two Canadians consisted of a wanted fugitive and his partner. The man and the woman found at the scene were fatally stabbed in the neck. A security guard was also taken to …

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Tourists in Isla Mujeres Should Exercise Increased Caution After Armed Robbery

Travellers looking to visit the tropical paradise of Isla Mujeres this summer have been advised to be extra vigilant of their surroundings after armed attackers robbed beachgoers last weekend. This led the U.S State Department to update their travel advisory for the state of Quintana Roo, demanding that ‘increased caution’ should now be taken due …

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Police Expanding Anti-Drug Operation In Playa del Carmen

Law enforcement forces in Solidaridad Municipality are expanding their anti-narcotics operations in the popular Playa del Carmen tourist area. With the recent addition of highly-trained canines, the municipality is aiming to target criminal activity in the area. Organized crime groups and the resulting violent crime remain a major concern for residents and visitors, and several …

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Cancun Police Sees Progress In The Fight Against Crime

Silver Lining For The Local Authorities Amidst The Rise In Violence The police departments of Cancun and the rest of Quintana Roo have released data suggesting a strong increase in the effectiveness of the force against crime. The news comes amidst a broader increase in violent crime. The announcement will be good news for the …

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Cancun Deploys Over 3 Thousand Units To Help Keep Tourists Safe Over Easter

The Massive Initiative To Help Easter Run Smoothly Covers Every Aspect Of Tourist And Local Life The Government of Quintana Roo is preparing a massive initiative involving over 3 thousand individual units to help secure the tourist experience over the Easter period. The program covers health, public transport, infrastructure, and security. With hundreds of thousands …

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Playa del Carmen Prisoners Can Reduce Jail Time By Cleaning Seaweed Off Beaches For Tourists

There’s a pretty good chance that Cancun beaches in general will be filled with massive amounts of seaweed in the coming weeks. As reports indicate that large amounts of the foul smelling seaweed known as sargassum are slowly, but steadily making their way towards the shore. In Playa del Carmen authorities are trying to come …

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U.S. Issues Travel Safety Warning For Cancun And Mexico

Organization Cites Violence, Kidnapping, And Unregulated Alcohol As Major Issues In The Region A United States governmental organization has announced fresh travel advisories for Mexico and Cancun. The new release has quoted the country as being a major risk for American travelers due to a multitude of concerns. The organization, named OSAC or the United …

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Five People Arrested In Merida For Violent Robbery In Cancun

The Group Are Suspected Of Robbing A Man Of More Than 300 Thousand Pesos Five individuals have been arrested in Merida after being suspected of a string of crimes in Cancun. Between them, the charges are violent robbery, drug dealing, aggression towards police, and possession of drugs. The five were arrested in Merida during a …

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Quintana Roo Crime Rates Down Since Since Arrival Of Tourist Protection Army In Cancun Area

New Security Force Appears To Be Having Positive Impact On Crime Statistics Crime statistics in Quintana Roo have improved since the implementation of the new Tourist Security Battalion. According to statistics quoted by the Secretary of Public Security, muggings, home break-ins, and homicides have all dropped considerably compared to the previous month. There had been …

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