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Daily Archives: February 11th, 2012

 
By RANDY KREIDER, ABCnews

As spring break nears, the U.S. government is warning Americans to stay out of much of Mexico because of rising Drug-Cartel Violence — and tells travelers to one of Mexico‘s most popular beach destinations to stay close to their hotels.

A newly expanded travel warning from the State Department says that U.S. travelers should avoid four entire states, as well as large areas of ten others, most in the north and west of the country.

The most popular destination affected by the warning is Acapulco, where the State Department urged Americans not to travel more than two blocks inland from the boulevard that runs along the popular beaches.

“We strongly advise you to lower your profile and avoid displaying any evidence of wealth that might draw attention,” says the warning

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