Published On: Fri, Mar 23rd, 2018

The US and Canada removed travel warning

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The government of Canada confirmed the removal of its travel warning to Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo.

In this way, Canada followed the footsteps of the United States to withdraw the travel alert for the Riviera Maya, which both nations, together with the United Kingdom, launched after the explosion on a ferry in the maritime terminal of Playa del Carmen.

Canadian authorities in Mexico confirmed through the page the withdrawal of the travel alert, the message states: “Safety and security – removal of information on threat in Playa del Carmen”.

Canada and the US removed the travel warning (Photo: El Univesal)

Following the ferry incident of February 21, the US government was the first to issue a travel alert to its citizens, to avoid taking sea transportatio between Playa del Carmen and Cozumel.

The US government even decided to close their consular offices in Playa del Carmen, and prohibited its employees from visiting the area.

The Canadian authorities maintain alert in several states of the Mexican Republic, among them Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, Sinaloa, Sonora and Tamaulipas.

They also ask to avoid unnecessary trips to destinations such as Acapulco, Michoacán and Colima, excluding destinations such as Ixtapa and Taxco in the case of Guerrero, Morelia in the case of Michoacán and Manzanillo in the case of Colima.




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