On 8 January 2020, the U.S. Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo issued a Security Alert, which reads in part as follows:

“Location: Multiple Locations, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

“Event:  The Consulate continues to monitor the security situation in the city of Nuevo Laredo following violent confrontations between Mexican authorities and criminal organizations that started on January 1.

“Additional restrictions on movement and an early curfew imposed on U.S. government personnel on January 1 have been lifted.  U.S. government personnel remain subject to normal movement and curfew restrictions in Nuevo Laredo as described in the current Mexico Travel Advisory.”

The full text of the Security Alert can be found here.