Rodolfo López Negrete, Deputy Director-General of the Council of Tourism of Mexico (CPTM) maintains that "strategies for diversification of markets and promotional campaigns employed by the Consejo de Promoción Turística Mexico (CPTM) converted the numbers of visitors to the country to new records, compared with previous years, and do make the country more attractive to international tourists of different latitudes".
If Public Relations won´t fix the problems of the country, then why hire experts in Public Relations? (7)
Mexican Drug Trafficing Organizations (DTO´s) AREAS of DOMINANT INFLUENCE, subject to (constant) change, given their fluid nature:
What’s happening in Mexico is a poisonous new hybrid combining criminal organizations and insurgencies. The Drug Trafficking Organizations are a serious threat to the stability and prosperity of Mexico and no one really knows how to stop them.
Excerpts are from a sobering report on Drug Trafficking Organizations (DTOs) from the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress titled Mexico’s Drug Trafficking Organizations: Source and Scope of the Rising Violence
The news that didn’t fit the print: CIA “hit” in Tres Marias: http://mexfiles.net/2012/08/29/new-didnt-fit-cia-tresmarias/#comment-35001
(1) INSEGURIDAD afectó estrategia turística: http://rivieranayaritone.blogspot.mx/2012/08/inseguridad-afecto-estrategia-turistica.html
(3) The Christian Science Monitor. Despite bloody headlines, Americans still flock to Mexico: http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Americas/2012/0725/Despite-bloody-headlines-Americans-still-flock-to-Mexico
(4) Federal Police open fire on a U.S. Embassy vehicle: http://justiceinmexico.org/2012/08/26/federal-police-open-fire-on-a-u-s-embassy-vehicle/
(5) Chaos in Guadalajara, JALISCO, as it eperiences a surge in violence: http://www.borderlandbeat.com/2012/08/chaos-in-guadalajara-as-it-experiences.html