"Monterrey (Spanish pronunciation: [monteˈrei] ( listen)), is the capital city of the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo León. The city is anchor to the third-largest metropolitan area in Mexico and is the ninth-largest city in Mexico. Monterrey serves as a commercial center in the north of the country and is the base of many significant international corporations. Until recently, the city had long been regarded as the safest in Mexico and one of the safest in Latin America. Furthermore Monterrey is Mexico's second richest city, and the worlds 63rd richest, with an economy that had a 2008 GDP of USD $102 billion. Monterrey is one of Mexico's most developed cities with the highest per capita income in the nation and is regarded as a highly developed city"
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Yeah, the overall tone of this thread is a little puzzling. The murder/tragedy did not happen in some remote corner of Mexico. It was a popular casino in Monterrey. Used to love going down to the Yucatan for getaways. Currently think it would qualify as "not the best idea" going anywhere in that country at this time.