Mazatlán is saved from the travel alert for Sinaloa issued by Canada


Mazatlán, Sin.- Given the rates of violence and the presence of criminal groups, it is now the Canadian government that issued travel alerts for 14 states in the country, including Sinaloa, however, the port of Mazatlán was out of alert.

In a report, the government embassy of the administration headed by Justin Trudeau, who is visiting Mexico for the North American Leaders Summit, urged its citizens not to travel to states including Tamaulipas, Zacatecas and Chihuahua.

For Sinaloa, the Canadian authorities indicated that the warning is derived from the generalized violence by security operations in the state, after the recapture of Ovidio Guzmán, son of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, on Thursday, January 5.

It should be noted that this alert is for the entire state, except Mazatlán.

Before the arrest of Ovidio Guzmán, the Canadian government informed its citizens who are in the state of Sinaloa to be in constant communication with the airlines in the event of possible changes in flight schedules.

He also asked Canadian tourists to take refuge in a safe place, limit their exits, avoid places with a large capacity of people and not try to cross roadblocks.

Other states

For Colima, the Canadian Government recommended that its citizens refrain from visiting this state, except for Manzanillo; likewise, in Coahuila it left out the southern part of the state and below the Saltillo-Torreón highway corridor.

In Durango he left out the state capital; in Guerrero it excluded Ixtapa Zihuatanejo and Taxco from the warning, and for Guanajuato it called to avoid Highway 45 between León and Irapuato, the area to the south including Highway 45D between Irapuato and Celaya.

In Michoacán, Canada did not launch the alert on Morelia; in Morelos, it asked not to visit the Lagunas de Zempoala National Park and surroundings ares, as well as the municipality of Xoxocotla; in Nayarit it called to avoid the area within 20 kilometers of the border with Sinaloa and Durango, and the capital, Tepic.

In Nuevo León, it excluded the city of Monterrey and in Sonora, Hermosillo, Guaymas and Puerto Peñasco.

Still in Mexico

Justin Trudeau arrived in Mexico yesterday for the North American Leaders Summit that was held this Tuesday, where migration and security issues were addressed, among others.

And on Wednesday they will have a Mexico-Canada bilateral meeting with delegations from both countries and later the presidents Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Justin Trudeau will have a message to the media.

Source: Linea Directa