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20 Tourists Have Been Detained At Cancun Airport This Year For Attempted Weapon Smuggling

This year, 20 foreigners who attempted to travel to Cancun were detained by airport authorities, after being found with firearms on their person. 14 were arrested for possession of weapons that should only be used by the Armed Forces, whilst a further two were arrested for possession of gun cartridges. A final three were arrested …

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Two Playa del Carmen Nightclubs Shut Down After Police Find Weapons

Two nightclubs in the popular resort destination Playa del Carmen were shut down by local police on Saturday night after uncovering hidden weapons in the establishments. The firearms were found during surprise raids, and authorities have launched an investigation into the case. The news comes as the state of Quintana Roo continues to successfully fight …

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Cancun Remains At Level 2 Travel Advisory Headed Into The Fall

The U.S Department of State has issued a new travel advisory for travelers headed to Mexico promoted by rising crime rates in the country. Cancun and the state of Quintana Roo remain at a level 2 advisory, meaning that travelers should exercise increased precaution. Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are overall safe destinations, and the …

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Undercover Police Officers Deployed To Tulum’s Hotel Zone After A Recent Increase In Crime

Quintana Roo authorities have deployed undercover police officers to Tulum’s Hotel Zone after an increase in crime has occurred in the area over the past few weeks. As many prestigious hotels and restaurants operate in the area, hundreds of tourists circulate throughout the region each day, which only increases opportunities for criminals. Quintana Roo’s attorney …

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2 Injured After Bar Shooting In Tourist District Of Playa Del Carmen

Yesterday evening, two people were left with injuries after a shooting occurred in a bar in the popular tourist district of Fifth Avenue in Playa del Carmen. The first victim is currently recovering from five bullet wounds, whilst the second was injured by a bullet graze. Authorities have also revealed that the victim who received …

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Cancun Nightclub In Hotel Zone Raided And Closed By Authorities

Popular Club Was Closed After Violent Attack On A Customer A popular Cancun nightclub was raided and closed after reports of a violent attack on a customer. The investigation is currently ongoing. According to multiple reports, the raid was related to an incident that occurred on August 8th. Sources suggest that a man, unnamed at …

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Firefighters Deployed To Cancun Beaches And Highways To Increase Tourist Safety

This week, Quintana Roo’s fire department sent firefighters to patrol some of the most popular beaches and highways in the Cancun region as part of a new Summer Operation. The patrols became necessary after a huge amount of tourists entered the state of Quintana Roo over the past month, with three and a half million …

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Playa Del Carmen Shooting In Tourist Area Leaves 3 Injured

Tourists were left shocked after a shooting occurred in broad daylight on Fifth Avenue in Playa Del Carmen on Monday morning. The Solidaridad municipal police have stated that shots were fired between Calle 1 and Calle 14 of the avenue that hundreds of tourists visit daily. Three people were hospitalised as a result of gunshot …

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Government Launches ‘Safe Beach’ Operation To Protect Tourists Over Summer 

The Mexican Caribbean is gearing up for a record-breaking summer season as millions of visitors are expected to flock to the area’s beaches and resorts. The government is also preparing for the massive influx of people and has launched a new security operation to prevent tourists from being targeted by organized crime groups and other …

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More Than 300 Soldiers Arrive In Cancun To Guarantee Visitor Safety This Summer

Visitors headed to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean can expect to see more troops patrolling popular tourist streets this summer as the government steps up its fight against organized crime. The more than 300 members of the Mexican armed forces deployed to Cancun is the latest show of force from the federal government aimed at …

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