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Mexico Arrests 7 Prison Officials Who Allegedly Assisted Inmates in Escape

Seven officials at a prison in San Cristobal de las Casas, in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, were detained as possible accomplices in the escape of two inmates last week, the Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Mexican Police Confiscate TVs, Refrigerators from Inmates

Police discovered refrigerators, television sets and electric fans during a surprise inspection of a prison in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, authorities said. continue reading »

Mexico Moves Nearly 1,000 Inmates to New Prison

A total of 967 inmates sentenced to prison terms for federal crimes were moved to Penitentiary 12 in Ocampo, a city in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato, the Public Safety Secretariat said. continue reading »

Mexican Inmates Compete in Their Own Olympic Games

A prison in the Mexican city of Merida is holding its own version of the Olympic Games, giving 800 inmates the chance to compete in 13 different sports, including the ceremonial pre-Columbian ballgame. continue reading »

Shooting at Maximum Security Prison Wounds 3 in Honduras

At least three inmates were wounded, one of them seriously, in a shooting Tuesday at the Honduran national penitentiary in Valle de Tamara, warden Ismael Colindres said. continue reading »

Constructing “HeelCondoms” Reduces Sentences For Puerto Rican Inmates

Inmates at Vega Alta women's prison in Puerto Rico are reducing their sentences thanks to their daily work of sewing "HeelCondoms," colorful and varied accessories that fit onto the heels of women's shoes. continue reading »

Venezuelan Jail “El Rodeo” Under Siege (VIDEO)

Close to 1,500 prisoners refuse to surrender, and allow military personnel into the second precinct of the compound. continue reading »

Police Shut down Tavern Inside Mexican Prison With Plasma TV and Other Goodies

Inmates were served beer, vodka and tequila in a low-security prison in Chihuahua. continue reading »