From the Holiday Inn (Monterrey Mexico)
Nothing too overwhelming here unless you think that as many as 50 masked gunmen raiding the lobby of the Holiday Inn in Monterrey Mexico and abducting four guests and potentially three more staff members is inconsequential.
Monterrey used to be known as the industrial center of Mexico, and the location of a number of universities including the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education.
"Unchecked, violence and instability could cause corporations to rethink their business strategy of locating in Mexico," he said at a dinner of the Monterrey Chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce in Mexico..."Monterrey used to be so dynamic that there was a joke that the official bird was the building crane," Mr. Grayson said. "Now, there's the beginnings of an exodus and it's 'last one out, turn out the lights.' "