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Mexican 'murder resort' once a Brit favourite now controlled by El Chapo's savage gang

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dangerous places in the world due to the bloodthirsty drug cartels that control it.Located on Mexico's Pacific Coast, sunkissed Acapulco has been unofficially ruled by the infamous Sinaloa Cartel for more than 20 years.Previously controlled by Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman before his life imprisonment, the cartel is now spearheaded by his son Ovidio Guzmán-López. READ MORE: World Top 10 most wanted from teeny terrorist bomber to chubby Russian kingpinAnd from the looks of his rap sheet, Ovidio is just as evil as his beloved father.

US officials have put a $5million (£4.12m) bounty on his head for drug trafficking as well committing a string of murders including informants, a drug trafficker, and a popular Mexican singer who had refused to perform at his wedding.Due to the corrosive influence of the cartel in the resort, violent crime is commonplace in Acapulco.

Speaking to Brookings, one prominent businessman described how life in the city was bearable if you followed their rules but hinted at what would happen if you didn't.He said: "Sinaloa, Caro Quintero’s faction, now controls the top extortion in Acapulco. "But it’s much better than before.

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