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Expat/Tourist Gunned Down in Mexico

An American shot dead in a Mexican beach resort has been identified as an official from a Southern California city.

The city of Imperial Beach says in a statement that its Administrative Services Director Doug Bradley was killed Thursday while vacationing in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. The township includes the neighboring resort of Ixtapa. The death came the day before Bradley’s 50th birthday. Read Article

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Mysterious Death of Man after drinking soft drink in Mexicali Mexico

diario.mx Mexicali (machine translated) – A 33-year-old man was presumed to have been drinking a contaminated soft drink he bought in the Mexicali Valley, while health authorities in Baja California are investigating possible intoxication from soft drinks by at least nine other people. The person who died had consumed a two-liter 7UP soft drink. In […]

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Trying to Contact Friends or Family in Mexico after Earthquake, possible solutions

  SUGGESTIONS ON CONTACTING MAKING STATUS CHECK ON FRIENDS AND FAMILY IN EARTHQUAKE ZONE IN MEXICO Ryan Fonseca – los angeles daily news Facebook Safety Check This feature was created for people in emergency situations as a way to notify loved ones that they are safe. So, how does it work? After a large emergency […]

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Deadly Earthquake Shakes Mexico

(CNN)Steve Almasy, Ray Sanchez and Darran Simon, / Rescuers combed through rubble Tuesday after a powerful earthquake killed scores and collapsed buildings in Mexico City and surrounding states on the anniversary of a devastating earthquake decades ago. At least 149 people died in the magnitude-7.1 earthquake, officials said. Most deaths were reported in Puebla, Morelos […]

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Mexico: 8.1 Earthquake off coast, D.F. shaking and rolling, Tsunami Warning

Chris Graham telegraph.co.uk Magnitude 8.1 earthquake hits off Mexico Tsunami warnings issued Frightened Mexico City residents gather in streets Blackouts in capital Damage reported in Chiapas state A very powerful earthquake has struck off the coast of Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital and sparking tsunami warnings. The USGS said a magnitude 8.1 quake struck […]

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Intelligence firm does not see security situation in Mexico that severe for most travelers and expats

worldview.stratfor.com / Scott Stewart) Some analysts advise against travel to Mexico because of all these issues, but Stratfor does not assess the situation as that severe at this point. Mexico certainly has serious security problems, but tourists and expats who practice good situational awareness and employ common sense security measures can avoid most of them. […]

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Despite warnings, uptick in homicides, tourists still flocking to Los Cabos Mexico

NPR.ORG – Carrie Kahn – Despite a spike in the number of homicides and a U.S. State Department travel advisory, tourists are continuing to flock to Los Cabos, Mexico. The popular tourist destination is now one of the most violent in Mexico, but tourists and officials don’t seem worried about the warnings. Los Cabos, Mexico, […]

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Michoacán, Mexico: Irish Tourist Murdered, girlfriend from U.S. injured in robbery by bandits

TOURIST FROM IRELAND SHOT TO DEATH AFTER STOPPING AT GAS STATION TO ASK FOR DIRECTIONS. GILFRIENDfROM TUCSON ARIZONA ALSO INJURED, HOSPITALIZED irishexaminer.com 08-18-2017 The man, originally from Louth, was murdered in the Lazaro Cardenas region in the State of Michoacán on Tuesday. According to local media reports, the man was travelling with his American partner […]

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Lu’um Balam, Cancun Mexico: Tourist Dead in Cavern, body still not recovered

noticaribe.com.mx/By Julio César Solís machine translated CANCÚN, MX.- The dead body of a tourist of Russian origin remains trapped inside a cave with cenote of the bio park Lu’um Balam, located in the municipality of Solidaridad, and the work to remove it Been unsuccessful until now. The site is located at kilometer 263 +120 of […]

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Cartel gunmen storm popular tourist beach at Los Cabos, Mexico (video)

Tourists visiting a popular beach in Mexico’s Los Cabos recorded the moment when cartel gunmen stormed a beach unleashing waves of machine gun fire killing three men and injured two others. Over the weekend, the once quiet resort area saw 11 confirmed murders. breitbart.om – Videos recorded by tourists using cell phones and obtained by […]

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