ACAPULCO, Mexico – Just before the largest Tennis tournament is to begin, a dozen taxi drivers were found dead, in or around their vehicles, one had been beheaded. Several passengers were also shot and killed.

The Mexican government assured event planners and civilians it was safe to attend the matches.

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Dozens of cars and trucks have been set fire and a man was found hacked to pieces all within the past few days in the general vicinity of the tennis stadium.

The breathtaking violence in paradise is said to be a product of waring drug cartels. Taxi driver often act as lookouts for the out of control drug trade.