Posted: Feb 28, 2013 4:17 PM
Updated: Feb 28, 2013 5:32 PM
MATAMOROS - The U.S. Consulate in Matamoros issued a travel warning for the border region of the state of Tamaulipas.
The warning comes after a rash of carjackings official said. The alert also mentions an increase in the number of kidnappings.
U.S. government employees are allowed to only travel on highways in Matamoros and Reynosa.
U.S. officials said all traveling must be done during the day.