Cartel Beach Wars - Covered in YouTube Documentary
This is a duplicate post as I meant to put tin the Cancun forum
I am planning a trip to the region and have been doing the usual research on the assorted forums and see the recent upswing in violence. Came across this video from YouTube "Unreported World" It is graphic and emotional at times but is a real eye opener. Nothing sensationalized.
This link is to a recent reporting from November on violence in the region. The Acapulco portion sheds light on the TAXI driver situation.
Apparently extortion is rampant.
Sure - the US is violent too. I get that - but the face of Cancun and region is changing. If this has already been posted my apologies for the repetition.
It was filmed before most recent killing on the beach between ERC and Dreams or the shoot out between the "cigar" vendors on the beach and other violence in Puerto Moreles. Hard to keep track,
Read responses in tripadvisor.com