As weird as it seems, despite the daily headlines of gun battles, beheadings and more than 47,000 deaths in drug-related violence over the past five years,
How come? I asked
Guevara, a former travel industry executive who lived for four years in
First, predictably, she cited
"The idea is to go to a single Latin American visa, much like they have in
Fourth, since 2010, the Mexican government has gone on the offensive to tell its side of the story. "There was an information vacuum. We changed our strategy, and became more proactive," she said.
Skeptics note that the violence is taking a toll on foreign tourism to
My opinion: Given its daily headlines of violence,
As I proposed in this column three years ago, it's time for
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