Ships avoid Mexican port in response to violence

Protest turns violent in the Mexican region of Guerrero.

Cruise ships avoid Mexican holiday resort after upturn in violence. Image by Esparta Palma / CC BY 2.0

Two cruise ships have decided not to include a stop at the Mexican holiday resort of Puerto Vallarta after an increase in violence in the city. Both boats instead decided to spend an extra day at sea rather than visit the popular port, while a third cruise liner will dock but not allow passengers to disembark. Read more:

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