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Cieneguillas, a Mexican prison subdued by crime
2020-01-03
The medium-security prison located in the Mexican state of Zacatecas has inmates linked to Los Zetas, the Gulf Cartel, the Northeast Cartel, and the Sinaloa Cartel, as well as to the crime groups known as Los Paisas and Los Talibanes
Mexican drug cartels clash in bloody Zacatecas prison riots
2020-01-02
The Cieneguillas prison holds members of five criminal groups, including the Gulf Cartel, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, and the Sinaloa Cartel
Mexican prisons: over 500 riots per year
2019-11-12
Since 2011, at least 500 riots per year have been registered in state and federal prisons in Mexico. It is a problem authorities have been unable to control and that has left tens dead and injured
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
Querida Familia Latina, the letter of solidarity from America Ferrera, Eva Longoria and Latinx leaders published in the New York Times
2019-08-16
America Ferrera and Eva Longoria have joined over 200 Latinx actors, activists, civil rights and labor leaders to send a message of love and solidarity to the Latinx community in the U.S. in a letter published in The New York Times