Government of Nueva León says prison riot began at about 11:30pm CT during a confrontation between 2 groups of inmates; a food pantry was set on fire and the riot affected cell blocks C-2 and C-3 - @nuevoleon
Monterrey (13px escuchar) It is a city and municipality Mexican capital and most populous state of Nuevo Leon and the third largest city in Mexico. In 2015 he brought together a total of 1 415 512 habitants, being the ninth most populous city in Mexico, and head of the Monterrey's Metropolitan Area, which in turn brings a total of 4,6 million in 2015 so it is considered the third most populated metropolitan area of Mexico just after Mexico City and Guadalajara, and the second in territorial extension.
Monterrey is one of the most developed cities in Mexico, has a great culture and history, not to mention it is also a business center, industrial and economic very important. It was named one of the 10 happiest cities in the world, just behind Madison, Wisconsin. Is the city with the best Quality of life in México, the seventh in Latin America and 109 in the world according to the study of Mercer Human Resource Consulting en 2015. It has a strong economy as the base of many national and international companies such as Cemex, Oxxo, FEMSA, Grupo Alfa, among others, so it is called The Industrial Capital of Mexico. It is the second largest city in Mexico with the best economy with a GDP of $122896 in 2014 and twelfth in accordance with the indicadores generales de las ciudades de América Latina a ICUR of 67.99 in 2015, with a per capita income of $28,290, being the highest in the country and the second of Latin America. The city is considered a Global city because being globalized and competitive.
Monterrey is located in northeast Mexico, at the foothills of the Sierra Madre Oriental. The uninterrupted settlement of Monterrey starts in 1596, with its founding by Diego de Montemayor. In the years after the Mexican War of Independence, Monterrey became an important business center. With the establishment of Fundidora Monterrey, the city experienced a great industrial growth.
Its current mayor is Adrián Emilio de la Garza Santos, taking office on October 31, 2015, for the period 2015-2018.