That is the warning that colleges across the country are sending out to spring break students. The U.S. State department has also sent out warnings that many popular places for spring breakers such as Cancun and Acapulco are not safe due to a surge in violence. Drug-related murders and kidnappings of Americans along with recent arrests made by the U.S. has prompted the warnings. It is estimated that more than 100,000 high school and college students travel to Mexico each year for spring break.
The State Department advises those students who will travel to Mexico despite the warning to use common-sense and stay out of areas of prostitution and drug dealing.
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