Paradise Lost in Acapulco Mexico: 111 murders per 100,000 people, a War Zone

Posted on August 15, 2016 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico

ACAPULCO TURNED INTO A WAR ZONE reported that Extreme and gruesome violence has turned a city once beloved by holidaymakers from around the world into a war zone.

Acapulco, on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, has been gripped by such bloody chaos in recent years that it has been dubbed one of the most dangerous cities in the world.


An elderly tourist woman was spotted screaming in terror and taking shelter near the body of a fallen child, while military soldiers patrol the streets and are seen standing under signs reading ‘Welcome to Acapulco’.

In 2015, there were 1,170 killings – giving the city of about 810,000 a murder rate of 111 per 100,000 inhabitants.READ FULL ARTICLE – WARNING GRAPHIC PHOTOS, VIDEOS

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