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NGO helps female inmates through knitting
2019-10-13
The majority of female inmates are abandoned by their families
Violence between drug cartels moves from the streets to Mexico City’s prison
2019-09-13
A violent confrontation between Unión Tepito and the criminal group headed by “El Duke” took place in Mexico City's Reclusorio Oriente prison
The dusk of Mexico’s infamous Topo Chico prison
2019-09-11
On its 76 years of dark history, Topo Chico prison witnessed tens of vicious riots, escapes, overcrowding, and confrontations
Fire in Mexico City’s prison: 3 killed, 7 injured
2019-08-16
The fire took place on Thursday morning in the men’s prison “Reclusorio Oriente” in eastern Mexico City; the cause of the fire is still being investigated
Pan de Muerto for a good cause
2018-10-30
The traditional bread comes inside skull-shaped-boxes, hand-made by inmates from another prison
Pan de Muerto for a good cause
2018-10-30
The pan de muerto comes inside skull-shaped-boxes, made by inmates from another prison
Pan de Muerto for a good cause
2018-10-30
The pan de muerto comes inside skull-shaped-boxes, made by inmates from another prison
2016-12-13
There are currently 217,595 inmates in Mexico's penitentiary system; however, Mexico's 272 prisons were only designed to hold 169,227 prisoners.
2016-10-13
Authorities report one person killed and eight more wounded in the clash
2016-02-11
Nuevo León state Gov. Jaime Rodríguez said in the morning that 52 people had died, but he lowered that by three in the late afternoon.