Travel Safety in Perspective: USA and Mexico Mike Richard May 19 Mexico, What We're Reading 1 Comment This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.[A]ccording to the FBI, “An estimated 15,241 persons were murdered nationwide in 2009”³ in the United States of America. Officially, 111 U.S. citizens were killed in Mexico last year, a third in just two cities. Almost all of them were involved in illicit vocations, usually the trafficking of guns, drugs, or people across the border. This is 111 out of close to 8 million visitors, with nearly 1 million of those being part- or full-time residents choosing Mexico over the U.S. or Canada. Tim Leffel, always keeping things in perspective. One Response Latin traveler April 10 Did you know your posts don’t have any kind of a date on them anywhere? I can’t tell how old anything is. (There’s also a “Shopwiki.com” box covering up half this comment as I type, so I can’t really see what I’m typing…) Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. 3 × = Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.