Europe Social ties FranceThis article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the French version.
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North America Long-term prisoners Health Rehabilitation United StatesSarah Bones meets Earl, who has spent the past 50 of his 75 years behind bars. Read more
Venezuela: attorney general says prison authorities were negligent in fire that caused deaths of 68 inmates
South America Violence VenezuelaVenezuela’s attorney general said Monday that five jailed officials had been negligent in their handling of a prison fire that killed 68 people last week in central Carabobo state, and admitted that the country’s penal system is seriously overcrowded.
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Central America and the Caribbean Protest Violence MexicoVERACRUZ, Mexico — Six police officers died on Sunday from smoke inhalation after prisoners started a fire while resisting an effort to transfer dangerous inmates out of a prison in Mexico’s Gulf Coast state of Veracruz, the authorities said.
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South America Overcrowding VenezuelaThis article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the Spanish version.
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