Why No One Goes To Acapulco Anymore

Honeymooners in Acapulco. SOURCE: Pinterest

By Travis Fedschun, Mar 20, 2019

| Fox News – The most violent city in the world is apparently right along the southern border of the United States.

The border city of Tijuana was ranked the most violent city in the world last year — and was one of four cities in Mexico to make the list’s top five, according to a newly released report.

The Mexican nonprofit group Citizens’ Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice compiled the report based on using the average number of homicides per 100,000 residents in 2018.

Tijuana topped the list with 138 killings per 100,000 Tijuana residents, averaging about seven per day, the report said.

The border city is where local gangs have been battling over a “lucrative domestic drug market,” according to the Los Angeles Times, which first reported on the findings.

After Tijuana, the beach resort of Acapulco was ranked second with 111 killings per 100,000 residents … Read more. 

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