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Tag Results for "Latin America Prisons"

Violent Prison Gang Conflict Leaves 25 Dead and 43 Injured in Venezuela

A battle between heavily armed inmate gangs at the Yare I prison near Caracas left 25 people dead and 43 others injured, Venezuela's minister of penitentiaries said Monday. continue reading »

Plaguing Problem for Latin America: Inmates Killed in El Salvador Prison

At least three inmates were murdered and another is missing at the Chalatenango prison in northern El Salvador, officials said. continue reading »

Nicaraguan Prison Inmates Hold Warden Hostage

The warden of La Esperanza prison in northern Nicaragua was taken hostage Friday amid a brawl between two groups of inmates, Deputy Interior Minister Carlos Najar said. continue reading »