Cruise ships returning to Ensenada, Baja California, after fears of violence ease

The mayor of Ensenada, a port city about 70 miles south of the border, announced cruise ships are coming back after pulling out over security concerns for passengers and employees.

Mayor Armando Ayala Robles said Carnival Cruise Lines confirmed it will allow its ships to dock in Ensenada once again and complete its list of scheduled arrivals in the coming months.

The cruise line canceled ports of call after a weekend of vandalism, looting and threats of mass violence in Northern Baja California.

Last Friday, a cartel sent a warning promising mayhem on the streets throughout the weekend unless some of its members were released from prison.

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