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Three Inmates Beaten To Death In Acapulco Prison

AP | JOSE ANTONIO RIVERA | Posted 01.25.2014 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Three inmates were beaten to death inside a prison in the resort city of Acapulco on Monday, an attack linked to a shootout insid...

7 Inmates Escape Prison In Mexico

AP | Posted 11.14.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say seven inmates have escaped from a prison in the city of Reynosa, across the border from McAllen, Texas. ...

7 Dead In Prison Riot

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- MEXICO CITY (AP) — State security officials say seven inmates have died in a prison riot in Mexico's Gulf coast state of Tamaulipas b...

Deadly Mexican Prison Riot

AP | PORFIRIO IBARRA RAMIREZ | Posted 04.20.2012 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — An inmate riot that may have been staged to cover a breakout killed 44 prisoners Sunday, and the jail's director and all gu...

Inmates Dig Tunnel Underneath Prison

AP | Posted 03.14.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexican investigators have found a 40-yard (meter) tunnel that inmates chiseled underneath a prison in the northern city of Chihua...

Police Detain 13 Over Deadly Prison Riot

AP | ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Posted 03.06.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities have detained 20 inmates for alleged involvement in a prison riot that killed 31 in a state bordering Texas an...

17 Killed In Mexico Prison Fight

AP | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- At least 17 inmates were killed in a prison fight in the border city of Ciudad Juarez, authorities said Tuesday. A deadly cl...

Mexico Prison Fight Leaves 20 Inmates Dead

AP | MARINA MONTEMAYOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — A fight between gangs at a state prison in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez left at least 20 prisoners dead and ...