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.
No city has borne a greater share of pain from the fracturing of the Beltrán Leyva Cartel than Héctor's beloved Acapulco.
His children are mentioned once, 50 pages later, in a single mysterious sentence: “My wife was in Acapulco with the children.”
The isle in question lay in the roadway of Acapulco, two short leagues from the town.
Putting into Acapulco, they found a bark laden with cocoas and anil.
The ship was bound from Acapulco to Manila with shrines and images.
They had come in our steamer to Acapulco, and had left it a few hours before we did.
I embarked at the port of Acapulco for the Philipinas, with only twenty-eight.
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.