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Mexico Tourism Thrives in Spite of Violent Crimei
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Greg Flakus
June 28, 2012 10:17 PM
Widespread violent crime in Mexico has prompted the U.S. State Department to warn travelers to avoid some parts of the country, including the popular tourist destinations of Acapulco and Mazatlan. Much of the violence involves drug trafficking gangs, but victims sometimes include foreign visitors. Still, tourism remains one of Mexico's biggest industries. VOA's Greg Flakus reports from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Mexico Tourism Thrives in Spite of Violent Crime

Greg Flakus

Published June 28, 2012

Widespread violent crime in Mexico has prompted the U.S. State Department to warn travelers to avoid some parts of the country, including the popular tourist destinations of Acapulco and Mazatlan. Much of the violence involves drug trafficking gangs, but victims sometimes include foreign visitors. Still, tourism remains one of Mexico's biggest industries. VOA's Greg Flakus reports from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.


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