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Prison Riot and Fire in Chile Leaves 24 Inmates Injured, Protesting Overcrowding

Two dozen inmates were injured Tuesday morning in a brawl and subsequent fire at a prison in the central Chilean city of Quillota, authorities said. continue reading »

Weapons Including Grenades Found at Venezuela Prison Where Deadly Riot Occurs

The Venezuelan government announced on Thursday that authorities confiscated 106 firearms, including rifles and submachine guns, ammunition and grenades, along with assorted illegal drugs, at the Uribana prison, where on Jan. 25 a riot by inmates resulted in the deaths of 58 people. continue reading »

Leaders of Mexican “Paisas” Believed to Have Started Mississippi Prison Riot Earlier This Year

Mexican inmates in a Mississippi prison started a riot over their mistreatment. Authorities say the May 20 riot at the privately-run Adams County Correctional Facility (ACCF) in Natchez continue reading »

Brazilian Prison Riot leaves 2 Inmates Dead and 11 Wounded

At least two inmates died Saturday and 11 others were wounded, one of them seriously, in a clash between rival gangs at a jail in the northeastern Brazilian city of Recife, police officials said. continue reading »