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'Do not travel' warning issued for large stretch of Texas border

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'Do not travel' warning issued for large stretch of Texas border
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Five states in Mexico now have the sternest "do not travel" advisories under a revamped U.S. State Department system unveiled Wednesday, putting them on the same level as war-torn countries like Syria, Yemen and Somalia. The five states are Tamaulipas on the U.S. border and Sinaloa, Colima, Michoacan and Guerrero on the Pacific coast. All the states are hotspots of drug cartel activity, either hosting trafficking routes or extensive drug-crop cultivation. The State Department had previously discouraged travel to all or part of those states but the new warnings are sterner, placing them on a level...
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