Mexico is nothing more than a corrupt third world banana republic and Americans need to realize this before taking a vacation to this criminal haven.
Mexico is a stinking, third world cess pool that makes its people take considerable risks to escape. The risk for us is that they’ll bring their problems with them.
In which country aren’t tourists robbed and/or killed? Unless the criminals were law officers, this isn’t really news, is it?
“longtime visitors to the peninsula said tourists can take steps to reduce their chances of becoming victims.”
Tip #1. Don’t go to Mexico.
Same thing happening to the thugs in uniform here.
Why would one go there to begin with considering the state of the world????? Stay home and see our own country. There’s a lot to see right here.
“I wouldn’t be surprised if the masked thugs who robbed and assaulted this couple were off-duty Mexican cops or federales.”
I agree completely.
I’ve been to Mexico several times and would only travel to the interior with a team and for the purposes of spreading the Gospel.
Mexico should be one of the most prosperous nations on the planet with its mild climate, natural ports on both sides of the country, abundant natural resources, and a great deal of oil. Unfortunately, the devil has bound this nation for hundreds of years with a culture of corruption that exists at all levels of the government. It is going to take a mighty work of God to remove this garbage from Mexico. It happens one life at a time.
Mexican Federales want their criminals and malcontents to go to the USA because it takes the spotlight off of their own greed and corruption, serves to weaken America, and avoids bringing about any positive change in Mexico. Illegal aliens in the USA are criminals that need to go home and bring about righteous change in their own country. If they continue to try to bring their corruption to the America, we may well have another war with Mexico in the next few decades.
And Mexico will lose bigtime.
I know tons of people who like going to Mexico because it’s cheap and beautiful and my response to them is always the same: I wouldn’t go there if it was free.
Surely, if he’d satyed in the US he would never get robbed.
Why would anyone consider going to such a place without adequate firearms?
“Are Robberies and Carjackings of Surfers on the Rise in Baja?”
This place sounds perfect as a testing ground of anti-personell concealable weapons like sound weapons, ultra high intensity flash sticks similar to flash bangs but silent, glue guns and my favorite the adjustable hi intensity frequency weapons that can cause the instant loss of bowel movements,acute pain, heat or nausea.
And every one of these types of “weapons” are real.
mexico is a sewer.
Don’t go whining about the stench and diseases if you choose to swim among the filth.
This can't be true, they have banned guns in Mexico and we all know that criminals turn theirs in.
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I hope that no one thinks that this is an unusual event. Maybe we don’t hear about it so much since the Mexican authorities allowed all those American style resorts and condos to be built in Baja, but this used to be an every day experience for tourists who strayed off the beaten path in Baja.
It’s really a shame because Mexico has some beautiful coasts, wonderful beaches, and world-class waves for surfing. I haven’t been back in over five years.
I stopped going down there almost 15 years ago.
It’s a third-world country that views gringos as prey.
The old days of going down there and getting ‘drunk and disorderly’ have long been over.
There’s lots of places to go right here in the ‘good old US of A’ that don’t have the risk associated with a night out in Messico.
Screw that sh!thole place.
Surfer’s Baja tale is warning to others”
A lot of people got the warning two years ago.
There's no need to go, especially when half of Mexico is already here!
Ping—Hey Guenevere—check this out. Very similar to what happened to your neighbor’s son and his girlfriend.