Public beheadings. Deadly shootouts. Kidnappings for profit. Not exactly the keywords you want associated with your country when you're trying to build it up as an IT outsourcing destination. The harrowing headlines dominating the news from south of the U.S. border, not surprisingly, have proven to be poor public relations tools for the emergent IT services industry in Mexico. And the timing couldn't be worse. Although it's not clear what effect the U.S. Recession will have on its North American neighbors, the Mexican economy and its services industries are tightly tied to the American economy.
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