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-- resolve problems that is not Mexican president Philippe de -- on in Washington tonight and -- would -- Obama tomorrow obviously Calderon's country in terrible shape.
Dead because of the drug cartels.
As you may know Mexico's very reliant on American tourism in spring break is almost here so the question is should you.
Go to Mexico.
-- report from -- -- says that cities like Acapulco and Cancun are dangerous now.
Joining us from Miami -- walking down route executive director of Latin trade groups and as -- you were on this program a few years ago.
And he said -- Cancun Acapulco were relatively safe not anymore according staffers so what say you.
I disagree when it comes to Cancun Acapulco it's getting more dangers.
But in terms of Cancun that what -- -- -- emphasizes how safe is Cancun for tourists and spring breakers.
And according to my information.
-- is still relatively safe for.
For those two groups but this is what -- I don't get the Mexican government doesn't keep crime stats on Cancun.
Quite a way that raises -- flak because every other city they have.
But from -- -- -- There were 53.
Gun battle fatalities in Cancun.
So there you are with little Susie and a little Willie on the beach and all this -- -- you look ahead.
Well well well -- that it go -- may not be a -- eight year old.
Bugger out in the street and I mean look at a vacation is this.
Of course when you put it that way that would be dramatic but most of these drug incidents violence.
-- between drug traffickers it's totally your nine units -- mercenaries who is not a good day rally that Joaquin you've been yes sir I certainly can't -- exactly.
Exactly so we're not talking about.
Eight nobody basically we're talking about where do this spring breakers go -- -- that they go to meals should be able tells yell at any occasion where we're sitting where it is open Tokyo area lucky.
-- -- dope dealers go at night.
They go to the hotel because that's where -- disc goes off.
And where the tourists there in all -- doubts I'm telling you want to know and I've been -- Mexico dozens of times I've been McCain who I know that's right.
Most of -- nightclubs are all invited drug dealers.
They -- in baton.
-- tell immediately had no problem no one there.
Absolutely and in in terms let's be very specific here we're talking about safety for spring breakers right and tourists.
And and so that's where I emphasized that it is still relatively say relative that again yes relatively safe just -- and again.
You know I'm I'm in Miami -- in New York those are two cities that continue to have crying.
I have enough during my doctors -- going to certain areas is very rarely is there shoot out -- New York City or anything like that very rare are right now.
But what also I'm worried about is -- corrupt police so if you get in trouble down there.
You're intoxicated you're an American and you walk in and grab you and and they want money in and adds that -- thing you know that's.
An epidemic in Mexico that corrupt local police again you know what I'm from attacks on tourists.
Absolutely but that's nothing new bill that's how it's been for years.
That's an ongoing problem.
-- their -- that you mention is trying to improve the situation he's trying to root out police.
Corrupt police is trying to improve law enforcement in Mexico.
And in fact a lot of their drug violence that we've -- in the last few years as a direct result of his war against the drug -- well I think almost all of -- -- and -- the turf look they're fighting for turf.
Vis -- vis a huge mistake by not declaring martial law about letting the military fight the battle -- not asking for American assistant armed justices finally.
We have the US Virgin Islands a beautiful you've been there right great with a -- comments right off the coast of Florida.
You know beautiful.
Beautiful place Puerto Rico -- a place I want.
Why should I -- -- Mexico and put up with all this when I have so many options that we couldn't we -- news.
Sure I mean that's that's up to -- tourists but what I have to were emphasize again is that kind of cool and it is safe for spring breakers.
And tourists -- -- it is safe.
He should not be deterred by the statistics about drug violence.
Because again it's like -- comparing apples to oranges he didn't mention Jamaica.
Where for example a lot of -- -- -- -- ideals Montego Bay.
They're not going to Kingston where the drug violence he's a great city got a pretty good pretty I -- I was using exactly right.
And I would like Montego Bay was fine no problems there yard case is different -- -- I think your point -- we appreciate you coming back thanks very much.
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