Mexican Cartel Poised to Launch an Offensive for Control of Monterrey
Mar 22, 2019 | 20:28 GMT
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- The Cartel del Noreste appears poised to launch a push to seize control of Monterrey, Mexico's third-largest metropolitan area and a major regional business hub.
- This could lead to a significant escalation of violence in areas where many companies and organizations have interests, and where many of their employees live.
- Competing extortion demands would also present businesses in the region with a dangerous conundrum.