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Security Alert: New Restrictions on U.S. Government Employee Travel in Jalisco
(U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Mexico – May 6, 2022)
May 6, 2022

Location: Jalisco, Mexico

Event:  U.S. government employees may no longer travel to the area between Federal Highway 110 and the Michoacan border in the state of Jalisco nor travel on Federal Highway 110 between Tuxpan, Jalisco, and the Michoacan border.

Violent territorial disputes between criminal groups have increased along the Federal Highway 110 corridor between Tuxpan and the Michoacan border.  These confrontations are expected to continue for the foreseeable future.

Please read the state summaries in the State Department’s Travel Advisory for Mexico for other safety and security information related to your specific travel destination.

Actions to Take:

  • Do not travel to the area described above.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates and in case of emergency, call 911.