The embassy said late on Wednesday that, as a result of a "security threat", USA government employees are prohibited from traveling to Playa del Carmen and the US consular office in the city has been closed until further notice.
US government employees are now not allowed to travel to the area until further notice and some cruise lines have cancelled excursions that involve ferries in the area.
Playa del Carmen is the closest resort town to the island of Cozumel and about 40 miles southwest of Cancun.
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After obtaining a search warrant, police found materials in the teen's home matching those found in the bomb. On Tuesday , police confirmed the teen is connected to the earlier incident at Hurricane High.
The embassy also warned citizens intending to travel to Playa del Carmen that they should purchase travel insurance that offers specific coverage in Mexico and includes medical evacuation.
It also required US government officials cease traveling to the city "immdiately", according to the alert.
The state's Tourism Department said that the incidents may be related to the internal affairs of the ferry company that owned both boats, Barcos Caribe, which is owned by the father of government official Roberto Borge, who was extradited from Panama in January on charges of embezzlement and abuse of public office, BI reported. "Contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate if you need assistance".
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"We take our obligation to provide information to USA citizens seriously as evidenced by the clear, timely, and reliable safety and security information we release worldwide", Nauert said.
Last summer, the department also cautioned vacationers to be careful when drinking alcohol in Mexico.
With the consular agency in Playa del Carmen closed, the nearest consulate would be in Merida in the state of Yucatan, about 175 miles to the west.
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He said he was just in the wrong place at the wrong time when the shooting occurred, and those kinds of incidents "could really happen anywhere in the world".