Skip to comments.Shootout kills 16 in Mexico's Acapulco resort
Posted on 06/07/2009 7:52:45 AM PDT by george76
A military official says 15 gunmen and a soldier were killed in a two-hour shootout in the heart of Acapulcos hotel zone.
The army colonel ... says the gunmen opened fire with assault rifles and about 50 grenades on soldiers who arrived at the house. The soldiers found four Guerrero state police officers inside the house who said they were being held captive by the gunmen.
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Lovely country mexico /s
16? Don Corleone would wretch.
Acapulcos hotel zone use to be safe, now it’s turning into another off limits for tourists. What next Playa de Carmen
Mexico should ban assault rifles and grenades ...
At least Juarez and Tijuana are still safe.
I wouldn't believe them...
Which will no doubt renew Obama and Holder’s calls for taking the guns of legal, law-abiding AMERICANS away. Gotta love that logic.
Headless bodies found along Rosarito toll road.
Forensic investigators were trying to determine whether the severed heads of two men discovered in eastern Tijuana early yesterday belonged to two headless bodies found more than eight hours later at the opposite end of town.
The bodies, both charred, were reported at 1:30 p.m. on the side of the coastal toll road between Tijuana and Rosarito Beach.
But were they using American guns? Because that would make a huge difference.
Used to go to Rosarito Beach as a kid. Now there isn’t enough money in the world to get me to step across the border.
Sir Francis, there are times when your lack of faith in your Mexican fellow man is apalling. The Guerrero State Police is as fine a body of men as any I have met during my Latin American adventures.
Is this part of the “all-inclusive” pkg. at the resorts
There are some screamin’ vacation deals there right now.
And those paying attention know why...
That must be why there are no grenades on the shelves of WalMart's in the Southwest, nor at the guns shows in the area.
These damn Mexicans are always buying up all the grenades at the gun shows, never leaving any for anybody else.
This is a drop in the bucket for Mexico.
For all the south of the border news check keyword NAFBPO. There were several beheadings last week.
The latest M3Foreign news report here:
Isn’t it possible to determine if the alleged hostages had any gunpowder residue on their hands or clothing?
Or is that only the stuff of CSI scripts?
That’s got to do wonders for tourism.
This is the kind of news I always think of when I watch HGTV’s House Hunters International. They show these single women or soft retirees buying/moving to Central and South American countries and I always wonder—why, why, WHY would anyone, especially these people, think it’s a good idea to relocate to a place like that because it has a beautiful view? There are millions of beautiful views here in the States and 1)you speak the language, 2)no one will resent you for your American imperialism, 3)you’re not see as potential ransom material, 4)beheadings and Uzis aren’t particularly popular in the USA, 5)you’re a real citizen here with real rights, and 6)you can have access to a gun, ADT and EMTs.
Your comment on expatriates was right on the mark, although my quick comment was aimed more at transient tourism than expatriate retirees. I’ve seen or heard of mountain tropical Mexico and Costa Rica going from wonderful to suspect. At the moment, I hear good things about Panama, but once the easy pickings move in, the vultures follow.
I really have no idea why any tourist would want to go to that miserable hole of a country.
“Is this part of the all-inclusive pkg. at the resorts”
That is why they don’t have any thrill movies on pay per view in the hotels. If you want excitement you are instructed to take a walk around town.
15 gunmen and a soldier were killed in a two-hour shootout... the gunmen opened fire with assault rifles and about 50 grenades on soldiers who arrived at the house. The soldiers found four Guerrero state police officers inside the house who said they were being held captive by the gunmen.That's only one gunman every 8 minutes, big deal. Sound like the worst gunmen ever, btw. ;') Thanks geo.
sorry Mexico.....but you're destroying tourism ...
whatever happened to just a little pot smuggling and pig roasts back in the old days with the Falcon family in Monterey
that was the state of dope smuggling in the 70s and early 80s in Old Mexico
now it’s nuts....
LSD was legal and limited to weird graduate students; Cocaine, part of the lifestyle of the rich and famous. The poor were on Heroin.
What the '60's did was widen the drug choice for the lower classes, who jumped in with both nostrils and lungs. It's the difference between cool book-reading jazz'n'poetry Beatniks and illiterate, stupid, dirty Hippies, with their daft commercial counter-culture, which has led uis inexorably to the reign of Obamma I.
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