Acapulco blighted by Mexico's drug wars

Government efforts against drug cartels turn former top tourist destination into deadly battleground.

    As Mexico prepares to inaugurate its new president, Enrique Pena Nieto will also have to deal with a drug war that has killed more than 60,000 people.

    Acapulco was once top tourist destination, but as Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports, it has become the second deadliest city in the country.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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