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

People walk past a chalk outline drawn on the pavement to represent a dead body during a march against violence in Acapulco October 19, 2011.   REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

People walk past a chalk outline drawn on the pavement to represent a dead body during a march against violence in Acapulco October 19, 2011. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

People walk past a chalk outline drawn on the pavement to represent a dead body during a march against violence in Acapulco October 19, 2011. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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A federal police officer inspects a passenger bus at a checkpoint on a coastal avenue in Acapulco October 22, 2011.   REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A federal police officer inspects a passenger bus at a checkpoint on a coastal avenue in Acapulco October 22, 2011. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A federal police officer inspects a passenger bus at a checkpoint on a coastal avenue in Acapulco October 22, 2011. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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People stand at a crime scene where a young man was killed by unknown assailants in Acapulco October 18, 2011.    REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

People stand at a crime scene where a young man was killed by unknown assailants in Acapulco October 18, 2011. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

People stand at a crime scene where a young man was killed by unknown assailants in Acapulco October 18, 2011. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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A soldier rolls up police tape at a crime scene where a young man had been killed by unknown assailants in Acapulco October 18, 2011.  REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A soldier rolls up police tape at a crime scene where a young man had been killed by unknown assailants in Acapulco October 18, 2011. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A soldier rolls up police tape at a crime scene where a young man had been killed by unknown assailants in Acapulco October 18, 2011. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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Relatives of a young man killed by unknown assailants mourn at a crime scene in Acapulco October 18, 2011.   REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

Relatives of a young man killed by unknown assailants mourn at a crime scene in Acapulco October 18, 2011. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

Relatives of a young man killed by unknown assailants mourn at a crime scene in Acapulco October 18, 2011. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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Tourists take photographs of the La Quebrada cliff divers in Acapulco October 21, 2011.   REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

Tourists take photographs of the La Quebrada cliff divers in Acapulco October 21, 2011. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

Tourists take photographs of the La Quebrada cliff divers in Acapulco October 21, 2011. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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