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Safety in Tijuana

The Tijuana Ministry takes every precaution to assure the safety of travelers on the mission program.  Ministry leadership stays abreast of the current conditions in Mexico and checks regularly on reports issues by the US Department of State. Below are excerpts of statements taken from the 'Travel Warning' issued by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs for Mexico on Aug 22, 2017.  For the full concerns see  https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladviso...

An excerpt:  

Baja California (includes Tijuana, Rosarito, Ensenada, Tecate, and Mexicali): Exercise caution in the northern state of Baja California, particularly at night. Criminal activity and violence, including homicide, remain an issue throughout the state. According to the Baja California State Secretariat for Public Security, the state of Baja California experienced an increase in homicide rates compared to the same period in 2016. While most of these homicides appeared to be targeted, criminal organization assassinations, turf battles between criminal groups have resulted in violent crime in areas frequented by U.S. citizens. Shooting incidents injuring innocent bystanders have occurred during daylight hours. Due to poor cellular service and general road conditions, U.S. government personnel are only allowed to travel on “La Rumorosa” between Mexicali-Tijuana on the toll road during daylight hours. .