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National Guard carry out security tours in Tulum’s Jaguar National Park

Tulum, Q.R. — National Guard personnel continue to carry out vehicle tours and foot patrols in Tulum’s Jaguar Park. On Tuesday, elements were ensuring security to the park’s visitors.

“In compliance with the National Public Security Strategy,in Quintana Roo, the National Guard (GN) protects and provides security to tourists in the Jaguar National Park located in Tulum,” the agency reported.

The new 2,000-hectare park is classified as a protected natural area and offers visitors places to tour, walk and bike.

National Guard are installed around the park “to prevent the commission of crimes or administrative offenses that put the jungle areas of the environmental reserve at risk, which includes the Archaeological Zone of Tulum,” they said in a statement.

They also said the National Guard elements provide support and tourist guidance to national and foreign visitors.

“The members of the institution provide attention to tourists who visit the archaeological remains with the purpose of maintaining order and safeguarding the ancient pre-Hispanic city.

“They also carry out actions of social proximity, tourist guidance and support for visitors on the Santa Fe, Pescadores, Maya and Mangle beaches where permanent surveillance posts were placed,” and that they “endorse the commitment to guarantee the peace and security of visitors as well as safeguard the protected areas that are part of the cultural heritage of Mexico.”