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Drug Violence Sullies Acapulco Image

Item: Drug violence sullies image of once-lustrous Acapulco/Ken Ellingwood, L.A. Times

More Info: Acapulco … has been the scene of vicious fighting among rival drug gangs that has killed more than 650 people in four years, the fifth-highest count for any Mexican city, according to government figures. The toll includes 30 men slain two weekends ago in and around the city. Fifteen of them were decapitated.

Question: Has the vicious fighting among rival drug gangs made you hesitant to go to Mexico?

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