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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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90 Percent of Tourists Feel Safe In Cancun Despite Recent Violence

Quintana Roo Governor Reassures Tourists Of Their Safety With Public Display Of Security Protocols Ninety percent of tourists feel safe and secure in Cancun and Quintana Roo despite the recent uptick in violence according to Quintana Roo Governor, Carlos Joaquin. The Governor made the statement while displaying some of the state’s recent safety developments. Speaking …

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Mexico Officials Meet With U.S. Over Travel Advisories For Popular Tourist Destinations

D.C Conference Was Designed To Reinstall Faith In The Mexican Caribbean Despite Recent Violence  A recent meeting between Mexican And United States diplomats sought to ease concerns regarding tourist safety in the Mexican Caribbean. The meeting came in light of multiple security warnings issued by the US government to its citizens. Representing Mexico was Secretary …

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Double Attack On Downtown Cancun Bars Leave Two Dead And Eight Injured

Two Of As Many As Five Cancun Establishments Attacked In One Night Cancun has found itself drawing international headlines once again after a simultaneous armed attack on downtown bars left two dead and eight injured on Friday. At least two suspects have been arrested. Several bars in the area have closed indefinitely to protect their …

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Mastermind Behind Cancun Hotel Xcaret Shooting Arrested In Mexico City

Third Person Arrested In Connection To Killing That Drew International Headlines The supposed mastermind of the Xcaret Hotel shooting in January has been arrested in Mexico City after an extended operation. He is the third person arrested in connection with the crime. According to a statement from the Secretary of Security and Citizen Protection of …

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Cancun Is The Most Dangerous City In Quintana Roo

Playa Del Carmen Ranks Second In The State’s Crime Rankings Cancun is one of the most dangerous cities in Quintana Roo according to the Mexican National Defense Secretary (SEDENA). The head of the organization listed Cancun along with two other cities. The statements were made during a conference in Isla Mujeres, where a presentation was …

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British Tourist In Cancun Goes Viral While Breaking The Law In Mexico

Incident Involving British Tourist And Hotel Staff Prompt Fresh Drug Concerns A British tourist’s experience in Tulum has gone viral after he posted pictures of a hotel cleaner in what appears to be a paralyzed state. The cleaner supposedly took ketamine from the tourist’s bag. The documented event comes just weeks after the government announced …

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Cancun Hotel Guests Must Sign Form Acknowledging Mexican Drug Laws

The Forms Have Been Met With Some Discomfort Among Tourists Hotels in Cancun and the rest of Quintana Roo are now requiring guests to sign a form upon check-in, acknowledging that they are aware of Mexico’s drug laws and the punishment that awaits any who breaks them. The form is part of a new government …

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6000 Soldiers Are Protecting Tourists In Cancun This Week

Huge Influx Of Military Set To Safeguard Cancun Over The Busy Easter Period More than 6000 soldiers will be stationed in Cancun and around Quintana Roo to help secure the large influx of tourists over Easter. The figure has more than tripled since the troops were first stationed in the region. Cancun and the rest …

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The Wall Street Journal Publishes Feature On Cancun’s Violence

Feature Piece In Major Publication Highlights The Organized Crime Facing Quintana Roo The Wall Street Journal released a feature article this week documenting Quintana Roo’s increasing gang violence and its effect on the tourism industry. The major publication reaches millions of readers every week, adding to Cancun’s public image problem. The article (subscription only), written by Jose de Cordoba …

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