In the News
March 5, 2024

U.S. Warns Spring Breakers Headed to Mexico, Jamaica or the Bahamas

"In recent weeks, the State Department and U.S. Embassies have issued new and updated advisories urging travelers to Mexico, Jamaica and the Bahamas — some
of the busiest international spring break destinations — to exercise extra caution after recent violent events, some in tourist areas. Security experts suggest that the advice is largely consistent with advisories of previous years. Caroline Hammer, a global security analyst at the risk intelligence company RANE, said tourists should interpret the advisories as warnings to exercise caution and avoid specific hot spots for crime, but not as a blanket rule to restrict their travel anywhere in the region."

Read the full New York Times article by Vjosa Isai here.