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Oaxaca Safety

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The U.S. Department of State says that crime in Mexico varies widely by location with the worst crime reported in the states that border the United States and the south of Mexico, mostly because of drug cartel activity.

The state of Oaxaca has been one of the safest in Mexico. You can stay updated on travel warnings and safety information at this U.S. Department of State web page.