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The Extraordinary Hell Of El Salvador’s Gang Prisons

(Q24N,  via Insightcrime.org) A plague of fungal skin diseases, untreated deadly infections, constant threats of tuberculosis epidemics, people fed with their own hands, extreme overcrowding and children locked up with their mothers. This is what the human rights observers reported during the first few...

Legislator Proposes Rehabilitating San Lucas Island To Solve Costa Rica’s Prison Overcrowding

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica has a prison overcrowding problem. And while lawmakers debate a solution, from building more prison to the current practice of releasing inmates to halfway houses, there is one prison, an old and infamous prison that could be restored and put...