Central America and the Caribbean Torture HondurasAuthorities in Honduras forced inmates to sit half-naked in tight rows while they searched for contraband in a sweep of prisons Monday, similar to the harsh tactics of neighbouring El Salvador. The military police — who have taken charge of the nation’s prisons — fanned out across several prisons,…
Central America and the Caribbean Women Violence HondurasThe inmates were found shot or burned to death in the latest spasm of violence in the country’s troubled prison system.
Central America and the Caribbean Violence HondurasInmates from one of Honduras’ powerful street gangs have killed six of their own inside a prison in northwest Honduras, authorities said Monday.
Honduras: Violenta pelea en una cárcel deja al menos cuatro muertos y 11 heridos
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Central America and the Caribbean Protest Violence HondurasTEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Six inmates died and two more were injured between Saturday night and Sunday morning in a violent brawl in a Honduran women’s prison home to 835, part of which was set on fire, a prison official said on Sunday. The brawl started on Saturday night in the National Women’s Peni…
Coronavirus Central America and the Caribbean Mental health HondurasLA ESPERANZA, Honduras (Reuters) - For Yerbin Estrada, the worst part of the day is when the sun begins to set. The hundreds of inmates of La Esperanza prison in central Honduras must leave its small courtyard and file back to their cramped cells. “That is when the hell really begins,” said the pow…
Honduras: suspenden visitas en cárceles de Honduras para prevenir contagio de coronavirus
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Honduras : motín dejó al menos 18 muertos y una veintena de heridos
Central America and the Caribbean Violence Honduras
Central America and the Caribbean Protest Violence HondurasThis article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the Spanish version.
Central America and the Caribbean Facilities Violence HondurasAn inmate delivers a testimony on his transfer to the supermax prison of Morocelí.
Honduras : trasladan a 58 reos de diferentes cárceles a La Tolva "El Pozo II" en Morocelí, El Paraíso
Central America and the Caribbean Overcrowding HondurasOn May 11, 23 prisoners escaped from Honduras’ largest and most overcrowded correctional facility, the Tamara prison. The inmates were part of the “Scorpion” unit, which is reserved for members of the Barrio 18 gang, one of the most powerful and influential gangs in Latin America. Following the esc…
Central America and the Caribbean HondurasIt is in an effort to prevent penitentiaries serving as crime command centers.
Central America and the Caribbean HondurasIn San Pedro Sula’s jailhouse, chaos reigns. The inmates, trapped in their collective misery, battle for control over every inch of their tight quarters. Farm animals and guard dogs roam free and feed off scraps, which can include a human heart. Every day is visitors’ day, and the economy bustles w…
Central America and the Caribbean HondurasPaul Connolly writes about his experience in the rat-infested hell-hole Honduran jail.
Central America and the Caribbean HondurasDesayunar a las 8:00 de la mañana, encerrados en una celda conformada con pequeñas y asfixiantes paredes y sin recibir los rayos del sol son unos de los tantos cambios sufridos por los reos de mayor peligrosidad que fueron trasladados el pasado lunes a la cárcel de máxima seguridad en el departamen…
Central America and the Caribbean Violence HondurasThis article is not available in English. If you wish you can consult the Spanish version.