But as some notorious areas have improved, violence has spread to new ones like Acapulco and Cuernavaca, close to Mexico City.
In 1999, El Elegante threw a fashion benefit for more than 600 guests on the beach at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Acapulco.
We have a photo of him in his mid-50s diving off the cliffs at Acapulco, Mexico.
in full, Acapulco de Juarez, resort town in western Mexico, from Nahuatl (Aztec) acapulco "place of the large canes," from aca(tl) "cane (plant)" + -pul "large" + -co "place." Acapulco gold as the name of a local grade of potent marijuana is attested from 1965.
City on Mexico's Pacific coast.
Note: A fashionable resort known for its beaches and water sports, which include cliff diving.