The United States and Canada have issued travel advisories for 16 Mexican states

The United States and Canada have issued travel warnings to 16 Mexican states after organized crime groups attacked civilians and burned vehicles in various cities in recent days.

The United States government has advised its citizens not to travel to five states and advised 11 other people to reconsider travel due to the growing wave of violence over the past week.

The US authorities emphasized that in recent days there have been numerous road closures, burning vehicles and armed clashes between Mexican security forces and elements of organized crime in at least five states.

He asked American tourists not to travel to Colima, Guerrero, Michoacán, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas due to high levels of crime and kidnappings, according to travel.state.gov, which is dependent on the US State Department, thus declaring a red travel alert. notifications for all five objects.

He also raised the orange alert level for travel to 11 Mexican states, for which he urged travelers to reconsider trips to Guanajuato, Baja California, Jalisco and Chihuahua, which have been hit by violent incidents linked to organized crime groups in recent days.

The names of the states of Coahuila, Durango, Morelos, Nayarit, Sonora, Zacatecas and the state of Mexico were added to this list.

Until further notice, United States government officials are prohibited from traveling on various highways belonging to 16 states due to red and orange warnings, given the high concern about the high number of killings in organizations linked to drug cartels.

Canadian authorities have updated the level of precautions for travel to Mexico: alert level orange for 14 states.

Although the overall level for the country is yellow, which recommends a high degree of caution, at least 14 subjects have increased the risk range due to violent incidents that have included the burning of businesses and vehicles, as well as clashes between criminal groups and armed forces.

Canada has been asked to avoid non-essential travel to Chihuahua, Colima, Coahuila, Durango, Guerrero and Guanajuato due to high crime rates.

The states of Michoacán, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo Leon, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas and Zacatecas have been added to the warning.

Canadian authorities recognize that these states have high rates of violent crime, so they recommend that local travelers stay in tourist areas, avoid traveling at night and stay informed about local media.

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