AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Department of Public Safety is advising Texans on spring break to avoid Mexican border cities because of drug cartel violence.
DPS Director Steven McCraw on Thursday, in a statement, cited an increase in Mexican drug cartel-related violence in northern border cities.
McCraw ways "parents should not allow their children to visit these Mexican cities because their safety cannot be guaranteed."
A U.S. State Department Web site also lists travel alerts related to violence in Mexico.
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