Brian Wilson and Berlin Techno on the Beaches of Mexico’s Most Dangerous City
Wilson and Seun Kuti reigned, but it was homegrown talent that impressed the most at Acapulco's Trópico, a rising boutique festival founded to resist cartels and prove that Mexican youth can live freely under the looming specter of violence.
Night of Terror: Mexican Police and Heavily Armed Cartels Face Off in Acapulco
The violence began when armed men attacked a hotel that was housing federal police officers sent to reinforce security in the latest of many special law enforcement offensives that have failed to bring peace to the once-glamorous resort city.
'Say Nice Things About Acapulco': Mexican Governor Urges Media Silence on Violence
The appeal for a “pact of silence” in the beleaguered southern state of Guerrero is the latest effort by a Mexican politicians to look on the bright side of the country’s security crisis. Most have backfired.
More Bloodshed in Mexico: Activist Who Led Search Parties for the Missing 43 Is Shot Dead
Miguel Angel Jimenez had returned to his hometown, where he was shot in his taxi. Fifteen people were killed this weekend in Guerrero, and 20 were reportedly kidnapped.
Violent Uptick in Opposite Parts of Mexico: 22 Dead in Nuevo Leon, 21 Dead in Guerrero
Since Friday, violent attacks or gruesome discoveries of corpses have rocked wealthy Nuevo Leon and poverty-stricken Guerrero, where most of the violence was centered in the resort of Acapulco.
Meet the Oddball Cast of Mexico’s Election
"This isn't acting," said Claudia Casas, a star of more than 40 narco B-films. She is among a slew of unlikely candidates vying for political seats in this Sunday's vote, which one analyst called "vulgar vote-fishing."