Prison break in Mexico sends shockwaves through border region

World Today

A prison riot in a Mexican city at the start of this year sent shockwaves throughout the border region after 25 prisoners escaped a state penitentiary.  The prison break occurred just across the border from El Paso, Texas.

Take a look at this CGTN exclusive interview obtained by Alasdair Baverstock, who spoke with a former inmate to learn that such events are more commonplace than we might think.