Special report: In Acapulco, it's mayhem by the beach

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“Mexico has everything you want to see as a tourist. The most beautiful country in the world…”

Not right now it doesn’t.

Nov 17, 2011 11:17am EST  --  Report as abuse
sunskr wrote:

The drug war has ended my going to mainland Mexico for the last 5 years
and Baja the last 2 years. Have been a constant visitor since 1955.

Nov 17, 2011 1:57pm EST  --  Report as abuse

you never go Mediterranean countries so you do not know… Mexico is a country of losers and taco bells… their cuisine is terrible… death and drugs come from Mexico…

Nov 17, 2011 2:29pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JojoAcapulco wrote:

As you point out, there have always been drug producers, wholesalers and retailers in Acapulco. Calderón, apparently beholden to the USA for his election, begain trying to enforce American drug laws that ban natural substances and protect the products of the drug industry.. Pressure on the major dealers led to violence and the rise of amateurs and the death toll, during Calderón’s term,has averaged 10,000/year. The Prohibition of alcohol should have taught Americans that banning a substance makes it more attractive and consumption increases; effective control requires licensing and taxation.

Nov 17, 2011 7:07pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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