On 25 June 2021, the U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros issued a Security Alert that reads in part as follows:
“Location: Reynosa, Tamaulipas
“Event: Cartel Violence
“In light of the violence that occurred in Reynosa on June 19, U.S. government personnel in Reynosa are temporarily restricted from field operations and official movements other than home-to-work.
“The State Department recommends U.S. citizens do not travel to the State of Tamaulipas due to crime and kidnapping. See Mexico Travel Advisory for details.
“Those choosing to travel to Reynosa, Río Bravo, and surrounding areas should remain vigilant and maintain a heightened state of awareness due to the heightened possibility of violence between rival cartel factions.”