Safety in Ajijic, Lake Chapala, Mexico

Safety in Ajijic, Lake Chapala, Mexico

There have a lot of headlines lately in the newspapers about Mexico being an unsafe place to travel to. Now the news networks and cable stations have jumped on the “do not go to Mexico” bandwagon.

Recently, I a happy to report, the Ministers of Travel in the US and Canada both have said that it is indeed safe to travel to Mexico.

I have been coming to Mexico for nine years before we moved here in l994. Largely we traveled to the coastal cities of Cancun, Acapulco, Puerta Vallerta and Ixtapa. We never had an incident of any kind causing concern. Other than, perhaps, too much sun bathing.

Although it is true there is some unrest in some border towns between the US and Mexico you might be interested in knowing 99% of the guns used on the Mexican side are imported by the thousands from the United States of America by Americans. Perhaps if these people stopped shipping guns for profit things might well settle down. (more…)