Originally Posted by Sarah in SC
Such a sad story. I'm actually surprised that only 22% reported being a crime victim in a foreign country.
Crime in a foreign country?
Surely you jest. Weren't you here a couple years ago when many posters assured us that this is pure paranoia?
Of course these people represented a sample of one, likely stayed at the Hilton on Cozumel, and never even read an El Paso or Laredo newspaper. The recent cool thing about Juarez is that people keep finding severed heads along the highway.
Latin America resembles Detroit, except most of us can't understand the language.
I know nothing first hand about Italy, but I know from others and reading that south of Rome it never has been a very safe place.