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Drug cartel ruled in Mexico prison hit by riot

Authorities found dozens of knives, cocaine and flat-screen televisions at the Mexican prison where a brawl killed 49 inmates, officials said today, highlighting the control drug cartels hold over many penitentiaries.

At least 49 dead in Mexico prison riot

At least 49 inmates were killed in a Mexican prison brawl Thursday as rival groups fought with bats, sticks and blades and ignited a fire in the overcrowded penitentiary, authorities said.

Dozens dead in Mexico prison riot: Reports

Riot police and ambulances were deployed at the Topo Chico prison as broadcaster Televisa reported that 30 died while Milenio television spoke of 50 victims.

Violent weekend leaves 22 dead in northern Mexico

Authorities found five bodies in Mexico`s northern state of Nuevo Leon on Sunday, adding to three days of violence that left 22 people dead in the region.

Gunmen kill 10 in north Mexico beer hall: Official

Gunmen stormed a beer hall in northern Mexico on Friday, killing 10 people in broad daylight in a suburb of the industrial city of Monterrey, authorities said.

French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac in Mexico for shock move

French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac in Mexico for shock move

French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac arrived in northern Mexico on Thursday to finalise a surprise move to Tigres of Monterrey after the end of his contract with Ligue 1 giants Marseille.

Venezuelan Arango does a Suarez and bites opponent

Venezuelan Arango does a Suarez and bites opponent

Tijuana midfielder Juan Arango has taken a leaf out of Luis Suarez`s book by biting an opponent in the Mexican championship.

Venezuela`s Arango bit Monterrey defender Jesus Zavala in the shoulder in the final minutes of Tijuana`s 4-3 home defeat on Saturday.

Monterrey 1-3 Chelsea: European champions ease through to Club World Cup final

Two goals at the start of the second half helped seal Rafa Benitez`s side a place in Sunday`s showpiece final against Corinthians, as their Mexican opponents faded after the break

Mexico: 49 bodies, some mutilated, found

The bodies of 43 men and six women were found in the town of San Juan on the non-toll highway to the border city of Reynosa.

Mexico: 44 killed in prison riot; guards detained

Inmates at the prison in Monterrey include members of Mexico`s Gulf cartel as well as the feared Zetas cartel.

Mexico nabs key suspect in arson that killed 52

Baltazar Saucedo Estrada has acknowledged he was involved in the Casino Royale arson.

Japan`s Reysol reach Club World Cup semis

Japanese champions Kashiwa Reysol upset Mexico`s Monterrey 4-3 in a penalty shootout to set up a Club World Cup semi-final against Brazil`s Santos.

Casino attack in Mexico`s Monterrey kills 53

About 42,000 people have been killed in the drug war across Mexico since Calderon took office in late 2006.

Mutilated bodies found near Mexico`s richest city

Police found five mutilated bodies outside the wealthy city of Monterrey on Tuesday, part of a series of attacks that killed 23 people and dragged the region deeper into Mexico`s drug war.

Suazo brace inspires Monterrey to Mexican title

Chile striker Humberto “Lollipop” Suazo scored twice as Monterrey beat Santos Laguna 3-0 to win the Mexican Apertura championship final 5-3 on aggregate.

Suazo brace inspires Monterrey to Mexican title

Chile striker Humberto “Lollipop” Suazo scored twice as Monterrey beat Santos Laguna 3-0 to win the Mexican Apertura championship final 5-3 on aggregate.

Mexico police find 51 in mass grave near Monterrey

Drug-related violence has killed more than 25,000 people throughout Mexico.

Val Baiano joins Mexican champions Monterrey

Brazilian forward Val Baiano has joined Mexican champions Monterrey as a free agent for a year, the club said in a statement.

Val Baiano joins Mexican champions Monterrey

Brazilian forward Val Baiano has joined Mexican champions Monterrey as a free agent for a year, the club said in a statement.