Mar 11, 2011
Collateral Damage: Mexico's drug war intrudes on Monterrey, a booming metropolis
An updated look at the impact of the drug war on Mexico's wealthiest city.
Mexico's drug war intrudes on Monterrey, a booming metropolis: "As Mexico's wealthiest urban area, Monterrey is a symbol of the country's aspirations, with a well-educated workforce, leading universities, thousands of foreign business executives and a per-capita income twice the national average. But today the city is at the front of Mexican President Felipe Calderon's U.S.-backed drug war, and its future is clouded by lawlessness. As one top executive here said, "If Monterrey is lost, all is lost."" Washington Post