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More than 200 Officers from the Mexican Navy are being deployed to the Mexican Caribbean shortly to prevent crime and ensure the safety of millions of tourists and residents. High crime rates and macabre headlines this year have led many to wonder whether visiting the area is safe, but authorities have reassured visitors that much …

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Mexican Government officials have unveiled new plans to deploy troops to several of the country’s significant Maya attractions as part of its commitment to protecting tourists. The move is part of a wider effort to bolster security, especially in tourist hotspots, as millions of travelers flock to the Mexican Caribbean in search of sun, beach, …

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A Canadian national is being held under custody in Playa del Carmen after fatally shooting a police officer in Tulum on Monday. The shocking incident occurred after police attempted to arrest the man, who is suspected of having shot a passerby. The first reports of the incident emerged on Monday when a police officer died …

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Four members of Cancun’s Tourist Police have been discharged this year for extortion and disorderly conduct. This was confirmed by Benito Juarez’s Secretary of Public Security and Transit, Rear Admiral Ruben Pedrero. In addition to the tourist police, four police officers working for the department of Internal Affairs and eight members of the Transit Police …

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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 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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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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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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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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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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