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Splinter Gangs Wage War in Acapulco: The Future of Mexico's Conflict - Southern Pulse and InSight.
A field report by Southern Pulse describes how Acapulco represents the future of Mexico's drug conflict, in which super-powered street gangs, the descendants of the big cartels, are increasingly responsible for much of the violence. And the gangs currently fighting for control of their turf may only get smaller and more numerous.
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