* Mazatlan, Here They Come
All major cruise lines ceased calling at Mazatlan during the 2010-2011 winter season when violence on the city’s streets reached such a high level that it was feared a cruise passenger was sooner or later going to be involved.
Now three cruise lines have put the port back on their schedules after intense lobbying by the city. But is it now any safer?
* Other Things You’ll Want to Know
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