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Murder, extortion and corruption tarnish Acapulco

Clip: 01/12/2018 | 8m 50s Video has closed captioning.

2017 marked Acapulco's fifth straight year of being Mexico's most murderous city. Once an internationally renowned tropical paradise, violence has shot up over the last decade. But while police and military forces protect tourists, residents say little is done to stop gangs from preying on them through extortion. Special correspondent Danny Gold reports.

Aired: 01/12/18

Rating: NR

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