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Mass Graves Discovered North of Acapulco

Mexican authorities have found 32 bodies and nine heads in approximately 20 mass graves in the Mexican State of Guerrero. The state, which is home to the famous beach resort city Acapulco, has been the scene of a fierce cartel war as rival groups fight for lucrative distribution routes.

Mexican Journalist Gunned Down After Reporting Cartel Violence

A team of suspected cartel gunmen ambushed and murdered a local reporter in the Mexican state of Guerrero Monday morning as he left his home on his way to work. Mexican authorities have released minimal information on the case; however they have been working extensively to minimize the raging cartel violence that has been taking place in the beach resort town of Acapulco, Guerrero.

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Cartel Violence Spirals Out of Control in Acapulco Turf War

The coastal resort city of Acapulco has always been known for its beautiful beaches and sparkling waters. But in the last decade it has become a regional epicenter of drug war violence that Mexican authorities have been largely powerless to stop. The most recent wave of killings and kidnappings comes as a result of a turf war between multiple drug organizations that want control of the lucrative port city.