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  • Grenade In Puerto Vallarta Bar An 'Accident': Mexican Governor

    08/26/2010 4:09:50 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 15 replies · 1+ views
    NPR ^ | August 26,2010
    Amid Mexico's escalating drug violence, grenades have become the latest weapon of choice used by drug gangs, with many of the grenades of Cold War vintage and manufactured in the U.S. or Eastern Europe, according to a recent Washington Post story. So on hearing that a grenade which wounded at least 15 people was detonated in a nightspot in Puerto Vallarta, a destination once popular with tourists from the U.S. and elsewhere before the surging violence, it was easy enough to assume that someone had rolled a grenade into the bar as part of the cycle of attacks and revenge....
  • Attack on bar in Cancun leaves 8 dead

    08/31/2010 4:38:44 PM PDT · by AuntB · 52 replies
    MSNBC ^ | Aug. 31, 2010 | NBC News and msnbc.com
    <p>Eight people were killed when a gang burned down a bar in the resort city of Cancun early on Tuesday.</p> <p>At least 10 armed men attacked the Castillo del Mar, a nightclub outside the city's main tourist area, threatening patrons and then lighting the building on fire...</p>