June 13, 2011

CNS PHOTO | TOMAS BRAVO, REUTERS

Drug war chaos

Former gang members and drug addicts talk to a nun in late March from a Catholic-run shelter in a low-income neighbourhood in Monterrey, Mexico.

In just four years, Monterrey, a manufacturing city of 4 million people, has gone from being a model for developing economies to a symbol of Mexico's drug war chaos.