For most migrants who are arrested in the US and returned to Mexico the attitude is the same: ‘Fair enough, you got caught. What else did you expect?’
Acapulco has become so numb to it that locals barely bat an eyelid. At a murder scene, people have a quick look and then get on with their business.
Avocados are big business but that has only been the case for the past 20 years. Previously, the locals had a different scheme for making a quick buck.
Should you find yourself facing the advance of a soap-toting chap and you don’t want the service, the universal gesture is the wagging finger.