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B. 2017-07-06 28 dead in prison fight in Acapulco Las Cruces, Acapulco, Mexico
C. 2016-05-07 Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' moved to jail near US border Ciudad Juarez, North Mexico
D. 2016-02-11 Mexico prison riot leaves 52 dead near Monterrey Topo Chico, Monterrey, North Mexico
4. 2016-01-11 El Chapo: Sean Penn defends Rolling Stone interview USA
2016-01-08 'El Chapo' recaptured after jail break Los Mochis, Sinaloa, North Mexico
6. 2015-10-21 Mexico makes 'key' arrests over El Chapo Guzman's escape Sinaloa, North Mexico
7. 2015-07-15 Mexico releases video of drug lord Joaquin Guzman escape Mexico
8. 2015-07-13 Mexico on high alert as manhunt for drug lord Guzman continues Mexico

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' moved to jail near US border Map of Ciudad Juarez Mexico  North Mexico: Mexico has transferred the convicted drug lord, Joaquin Guzman, to a prison close to the border with the US Mexico prison riot leaves 52 dead near Monterrey Map of Topo Chico Monterrey Mexico
28 dead in prison fight in Acapulco Map of Las Cruces Acapulco Mexico

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  The pre-dawn fight between rival gangs in a prison in south-western Mexico broke out in the maximum security wing of Las Cruces prison

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  North Mexico: 12 other people were injured in Topo Chico jail after violence broke out overnight between prisoners belonging to rival factions

  Washington: The Obama administration and a US presidential hopeful have criticised Sean Penn's interview with Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman
Jan.8 'El Chapo' recaptured after jail break Map of Los Mochis Sinaloa Mexico
  North Mexico: Mexico's authorities have recaptured drug lord Joaquin Guzman, six months after he escaped from a maximum-security jail

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Oct.21 Mexico makes 'key' arrests over El Chapo Guzman's escape   North Mexico: Mexico officials say they have arrested six key people who allegedly helped fugitive drug cartel leader Joaquin Guzman escape from jail in J... Jul.15 Mexico releases video of drug lord Joaquin Guzman escape  Mexican authorities have released CCTV footage showing the moments before the country's most-wanted drug lord escaped from his prison cell Jul.13 Mexico on high alert as manhunt for drug lord Guzman continues  Interior Minister has been holding a meeting with state governors on how to prevent an increase in violence following the escape Jul.12 Drug lord Joaquin Guzman used tunnel for prison break
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  Guzman, known as El Chapo or 'Shorty', used an elaborate tunnel to break out of a maximum security prison, officials say

year 2013 Top ^

Apr.27 11 reported dead in Mexico prison battle   A battle between groups of prisoners caused at least 11 deaths and 65 injuries. Inmates were fed up with harassment by other prisoners

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Sep.18 Manhunt after mass Mexico jailbreak
  North Mexico: More than 130 prisoners are on the run in Mexico after a mass breakout from a jail close to the US border Feb.19 44 dead in Mexico jail fight
Map of Nuevo Leon Mexico  North Mexico: Security officials said the inmates had either forced or bribed a number of guards to open the doors between two separate wings of the jail

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.7 Prostitutes found in Mexico jail
Map of Acapulco Mexico  A surprise inspection in a prison has revealed 19 prostitutes, 100 plasma televisions, two sacks of marijuana, and 100 cockerels Oct.15 Twenty die in prison fight   North Mexico: A fight between prisoners at a jail in Matamoros in northern Mexico has left 20 inmates dead Jul.27 Police row over Mexican jail riot   North Mexico: Police in one of Mexico's most violent cities, Ciudad Juarez, have accused federal colleagues of firing at them during a deadly prison riot

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Dec.17 At least 141 inmates escape from prison   North Mexico: At least 141 inmates escaped Friday from the Executions of Sanctions Center in northeast border city. The prison director had disappeared Jul.27 Guard slain where inmates let out to kill   North Mexico: Ofelia Veronica Lares Rodriguez, 45, killed at a prison where the warden let out inmates at night to commit drug-related slayings Jul.25 Prisoners 'freed for killings'
Map of Durango Mexico  North Mexico: Gunmen who killed 17 people at a party in northern Mexico earlier this month were let out of prison to carry out the attack Jun.14 Prison gang fighting kills 28   North Mexico: A clash between rival gangs in a prison in north-western state of Sinaloa has left some 28 inmates dead May.30 Prison warden abducted, dismembered   Luis Navarro Castaneda, director of the Atlacholoaya prison. His dismembered body was found later in four locations in the city of Cuernavac... Mar.26 Police searching for 40 who escaped prison   North Mexico: They are also looking for two guards who are missing. Matamoros is just across the border from Brownsville, Texas Jan.20 23 dead in riot at prison. North Mexico

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Aug.14 19 killed in prison riot
Map of Gomez Palacio Mexico  North Mexico: Dozens more were injured during a two-hour prison riot in the state of Durango. State and federal security forces were called in to quell the riot May.16 Armed group frees 54 inmates from prison

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