Topic: Piedras Negras
A report by Mexico's human rights commission said Mexico's prisons are plagued by overcrowding, lack of guards, and the omnipotence of prison gangs and drug cartels.
Los Zetas have regained hundreds of gang members in jailbreaks in recent years. The jailbreaks expose a side of Mexico's broken prison system, where wardens either bend to organized crime or face death.
US authorities have been alerted that 30 escaped inmates from a northern Mexican prison may be near the border.
A big drop in illegal immigration seems to be taking place along the US-Mexico border. Some attribute this to rising prosperity in Mexico, but other more influential factors are in play.
10/21/2011 10:11 am
The Mexican border town of Nuevo Laredo has seen three brutal killings in an apparent campaign by the Zetas cartel against social media websites. What is it about these sites that makes the Zetas so angry?
09/29/2011 08:16 am
Rio Grande: River-watchers witnessed the Rio Grande transform from a lazy waterway to a vast expanse of brown water.
07/09/2010 07:53 pm