On March 16, 2010, Canada issued the following travel advisory regarding Mexico:
Ciudad Juárez: Avoid non-essential travel
OFFICIAL WARNING: Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada advises against non-essential travel to Ciudad Juárez, due to escalating violence linked to drug trafficking. Although foreigners have not been typically targeted, on March 14, 2010, two American nationals were shot to death in Ciudad Juárez, including a consular official. Travellers are advised to reconsider their need to travel to Ciudad Juárez and should only do so if it is absolutely necessary.
As discussed in the Trade Lawyers Blog Posting on March 14, 2010 concerning the U.S. travel advisory, trade may be affected by the latest safety issues.