In recent weeks, the question has become common. Curiously, U.S. and Canadian citizens living in Mexico have retained the "manana" attitude even when it comes to crime.
"You think Americans really are not visiting Mexico because of crimes in the papers? Don't they realize it's basically a border deal among drug gangs?" asked Jerry Kerr, a native of San Francisco who spends his winters windsurfing in the warm waters of the Sea of Cortes.