Fake Mexico tour agency accused of chopping people up with machetes

February 13, 2024

Read our privacy notice Thanks for signing up to theEvening Headlines email {{ #verifyErrors }} {{ message }} {{ /verifyErrors }} {{ ^verifyErrors }} Something went wrong. Authorities also announced the arrest of 23 people on charges they operated a fake tour agency that served as a cover for drug sales in Cancun. Foreign tourists have been killed in the past after getting caught in drug gang shootouts in the once-tranquil beach resort. Tourists, however, continue to stream into Mexico’s Caribbean coast, the country’s leading tourist destination. Mexico’s tourism department released figures Monday showing foreign tourists spent almost $31 billion in all of Mexico in 2023, up 10% from 2022.