Acapulco: Mexico's murder capital torn apart by violence

Acapulco was once a sought after holiday destination, but now it has the highest murder rate in the world.

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    Mexico is in the grip of a war against drug gangs.

    Acapulco was once a sought after holiday destination, but now it has the highest murder rate in the world.

    Despite the best efforts of police and aid groups, it seems as if the social fabric is coming undone.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from Acapulco.


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