New York (CNN) — Mexico tourism is having a bit of a PR problem lately.
Reports of mass grave sites, daylight shootings and carjackings from the escalating drug war don’t exactly build confidence for a family planning a week’s holiday. And on April 22, the U.S. State Department upgraded its travel warnings to target 14 of Mexico’s 31 states.
Now’s not the time to visit our southerly neighbor, right? Well, wrong. Mexico is a lot safer than you may realize.