Losing your Head in the Yucatan

While I travel in North America, it is with an increasing sense of incredulity that I realize the narcos have finally made their presence known in the Yucatan. Merida is finally waking up to the fact that it is not immune to their tentacles.
I once told my family that if the violence in the rest of the country ever made it to the Merida, I would pack my bags and leave. It seems that a decision is imminent…
More later…

2 thoughts on “Losing your Head in the Yucatan

  1. The “war on drugs” in the US has worked so well. I’m not sure what the answer is, but legalizing dope for the addicts and putting all the money now wasted on trying to stop the drug trade might be one solution.

    Billions of dollars and for what? I don’t notice that the dope has stopped coming. Maybe all of that money could be spent on effective treatment and for a massive anti-drug education and prevention campaign.

    I don’t know. Hate it. Want to move to Yucatan. Want to keep my head 🙁

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