Aug 4, 2015

Sun, Sex, Slaughter and Social Disaster: Summer Vacation in Acapulco 2015

FNSNews: Bullets and bodies haven’t stopped Mexican tourists from visiting the traditional summer playground of Acapulco. Despite a cresting wave of violence in recent days, local authorities tagged the hotel occupancy rate at 69.8 percent on July 21, when summer vacation 2015 was in full gear.

But since the beginning of the month, Acapulco’s streets have been painted in blood, with three, four, five or more homicides registered practically every day. In some cases, roving bands of gunslingers have shot it out with rivals in low-income residential neighborhoods. Read more. 

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