What is the name of the resort town for the rich and glamorous in Mexico?
ACAPULCO, MEXICO — From the crescent bay and swaying palms, the taxi drivers of Acapulco need just 10 minutes to reach this other, plundered world.
Where do rich people travel to in Mexico?
7 places for a luxury vacation in Mexico
- Acapulco. Banyan Tree Cabo Marqués: Infinity pool with ocean views.
- Cabo San Lucas. The Resort at Pedregal: Opulent both inside and out.
- Cancún and the Mayan Riviera.
- Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo.
- Mexico City.
- San Miguel de Allende.
Is there a lull in crime in Mexico?
At first, trade disruptions and movement restrictions forced some criminal outfits to slow illicit activities. But the lull has not lasted. Exchange of illicit goods already appears to be swinging back to normal, while extortion rackets are resurging.
How did covid-19 affect crime in Mexico?
The COVID-19 pandemic had an immediate impact on organised crime across Mexico and Central America’s northern countries as lockdowns slowed movement of people and goods. But criminal groups swiftly adapted to the new normal, using it to tighten or expand their control over people and territory.
How many people have been killed by crime in Mexico?
By 2016, drug-related homicides had increased by 22 percent, with more than twenty thousand killed, and in 2017 a mass grave containing the remains of more than 250 victims of crime-related violence was uncovered in Veracruz State. Since 2006, crime-related violence has resulted in an estimated 150,000 deaths.
How to fight organised crime in Latin America?
As the coronavirus rages in Mexico and the northerly Central American countries, criminal outfits have adapted, often enlarging their turf. To fight organised crime more effectively, governments should combine policing with programs to aid the vulnerable and create attractive alternatives to illegal economic activity.