Nothing is too specific as to who is causing the problems but the warnings are based on ferry service between Playa del Carman and Cozumel being targeted. There was an explosion on one ferry that injured 25 . March 1st another explosive device was located on a ferry but did not detonate.
All of this as spring break approaches.
The threat could be drug violence which has been a factor but sporadic in the area. One possibility is an attempt to extract insurance money from the ferries.
The U.S. is taking it further:
“Effective immediately, U.S. government employees are prohibited from travelling to Playa del Carmen until further notice. The U.S. Consular Agency in Playa del Carmen will be closed until further notice.
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