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U.S. Warns Citizens About Traveling to Cancun

  • Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, Tulum also included in advisory
  • Warning comes amid turf wars between criminal gangs in Mexico
A Federal Police officer patrols a beach in Cancun, Mexico, on July 11, 2017.

A Federal Police officer patrols a beach in Cancun, Mexico, on July 11, 2017.

Photographer: Brett Gundlock/Bloomberg
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The U.S. State Department warned its citizens about traveling to parts of Mexico including Cancun and Playa del Carmen, as homicides rise at resorts popular with American tourists.