A federal police agent takes up position during an operation in the suburb of Santa Catarina in Monterrey

 
A federal police agent takes up position during an operation in the suburb of Santa Catarina in Monterrey
A federal police agent takes up position during an operation in the suburb of Santa Catarina in Monterrey, Mexico September 12, 2007. Hundreds of additional federal officers have been sent to the business city in an effort to fight the spreading drug-related violence, according to media. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo (MEXICO)