The Mexico cartels and no fun in Acapulco

Elvis made a movie called Fun in Acapulco.  Once upon a time, it was the premier Pacific resort of the country.  It attracted honeymooners, movie stars and just people looking for a beach in winter. Today, Acapulco is not really fun anymore.  Its beautiful beaches are now a battleground for cartels.  Acapulco is now one of the most violent cities in the world.  What a shame. The Mexico cartels continue to amaze me.  They are smart, flexible, and always surprise us with their latest tactics. In Monterrey, the industrial city in the north, two cartels settled accounts in a casino, killing 50 innocent people enjoying a night out.  Who would have believed that a couple of gangs would do that in a place full of innocent people?  They don't fear the authorities! In Acapulco, they've taken their violence to the beach in front of stunned tourists. Hello, "jet ski" violence: In the coastal resort city of Acapulco,...(Read Full Post)