The ban came just ahead of the Super Bowl and immediately sparked fears of a shortage of the popular fruit.
Michoacán is at the center of Mexico's booming avocado industry. It's threatened by cartels looking to control the lucrative industry in the region.
Chipotle says it has enough avocados for several weeks of guacamole as it works with suppliers on securing more.
The US official was carrying out inspections in the major growing region of Michoacan, which faces gang violence issues.
The advisory jumped from a recommendation of "reconsider travel" on December 8, 2021, to a recommendation of "do not travel" on January 31.
"I fear for my life,"Journalist Lourdes Maldonado López told Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador at a press conference in 2019.
According to AP, the raid mainly took place at a warehouse located north of Mexico City.
Human smugglers and corrupt officials are cashing in on Biden's continuance of the "Remain in Mexico" policy and Title 42 expulsions.
Mexico's president called the crime a "provocation," adding that it was the result of a drugs war in the infamously violent state of Zacatecas.
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"They are a new litter, smarter but also more violent. They grew up around guns and killings, and it's showing," a source in Mexico said.
Audrey Formisano moved from France to Mexico to get into hospitality. She now works until 2 a.m. teaching guests about sipping tequila.
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Mexican officials said the recent spike in violence is a consequence of a "turf war" among local gangs looking to control street-level drug-dealing.
The flight was on a noticeably tired plane but there were some features that travelers would be hard-pressed to find on US airlines.
Fernández had been receiving treatment in an intensive care unit and required a ventilator, according to previous social-media posts.
Most of the victims are reported to be migrants from Central America and dozens more were injured, with the death toll expected to rise.
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