U.S. State Department Issues Travel Warning for Mexico
MEXICO - The U.S. State Department has issued a warnings for Americans traveling south of the border.
The advisory says U.S. citizens should avoid traveling to Tamaulipas, Mexico as reports of increased cartel activity, including armed robberies and carjackings, on state highways throughout the area. Although no highways are considered to be safe, roads around the City of San Fernando and north of Tampico are reported to be dangerous. U.S. government employees in Matamoros, Mexico are now restricted to a curfew from midnight to 6 AM.