ACAPULCO NEWS

The fort of San Diego in Acapulco is part, along with the fortress of San Juan de Ulua, the bastion of Ciudad del Carmen, the fortified system of Campeche, and the fortification of Bacalar, of the historical complex of fortresses that were built to defend the most important ports of Mexico from the constant onslaught of piracy. While the latter...

Acapulco is consolidating its position as a safe destination for international sporting events. The attendance of more than 1,500 athletes from 27 countries who participated in the +Ironman 70.3 Riviera Diamante is latent proof that this destination is on the road to recovery. Strict sanitary protocols were applied at all times, guaranteeing the...

The Mexican Tennis Open will not count with the presence of its reigning champion Rafael Nadal. Due to the pandemic, the Spaniard will not be present in Acapulco in search of his fourth Guaje inside the improvised Mextenis bubble, where three tennis players in the Top 10 of the ATP such as Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev, and Diego Schwartzman...

Acapulco de Juarez is one of the 81 municipalities that are part of the state of Guerrero in Mexico. Its fabulous golden sand beaches are one of the favorite vacation destinations for national and international tourists; its gastronomy, its culture, its people, and of course, its wonderful weather, have made Acapulco one of the most famous beaches...

A week after the "Acapulco Puerto Seguro" operation was launched, it has not yielded positive results in the fight against crime in the port. Aldermen of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), indicated that the operation, which involves urban police, tourist police, and elements of the highway police, has not been effective.

As of today, Acapulco, the epicenter of the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic in the state of Guerrero, accumulated 14,319 positive cases, 244 active infections, 925 suspects, and 1,548 deaths. The figures of Covid-19 infections in Acapulco are monitored daily in order to determine the new actions to be taken in view of the coronavirus contingency.

In line with the decrease in the number of visitors at the national level during 2020, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Secretary of Tourism (Sectur) of Acapulco, released the general balance of last year, which shows a general decrease in different areas.

In the search for a route to the Far East, the Portuguese explorer Hernando de Magallanes discovered the islands of the Philippines in 1521. The geographical location of the archipelago was strategic for the Spanish empire, since in addition to opening up a route to Japan, India, and China, fifty years later it formed part of a commercial circuit...

According to local merchants, the reptile, which is approximately three meters long, emerged from the sea at about 4 p.m. and remained for several minutes, prowling between the restaurants of Quinta Rosita and Juanita, causing alarm among visitors and locals. However, before the majesty of the predator, many took the opportunity to get as close as...