Inmates Rule Honduras' Deadly Prisons

A Lord-of-the-Flies system allows inmates to run a business behind bars in Honduras' prisons, while officials turn a blind eye in exchange for a cut of the profits they say is spent on prison needs.

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    SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) -- Inside one of Honduras' most dangerous ... and prisoners do not breach the perimeter controlled by guards. "The prisoners rule," assistant prison director Carlos Polanco told The Associated Press. "We only handle external ...
    05/29/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Inmates, corruption rule Honduras' deadly prisons
    SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras—Inside one of Honduras' most dangerous and overcrowded prisons, inmates operate a free-market bazaar, selling everything from iPhones to prostitutes. It's more like a fenced-in town than a conventional prison, where raccoons ...
    05/27/2012 - 5:24 pm | View Link
  • Inmates, corruption rule Honduras' deadly prisons
    SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — Inside one of Honduras' most dangerous and overcrowded prisons ... and prisoners do not breach the perimeter controlled by guards. "The prisoners rule," assistant prison director Carlos Polanco told The Associated Press.
    05/27/2012 - 6:59 am | View Link
  • Inmates, corruption rule Honduras' deadly prisons
    ALBERTO ARCE - Associated Press (AP) Posted May 27, 2012 at 11:52 a.m. SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — Inside one of Honduras' most dangerous and overcrowded prisons, inmates operate a free-market bazaar, selling everything from iPhones to prostitutes.
    05/27/2012 - 6:08 am | View Link
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    In this May 3, 2012 photo, inmates gather outside their cells in San Pedro Sula Central Corrections Facility in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — Inside one of Honduras' most dangerous and overcrowded prisons ...
    05/27/2012 - 5:53 am | View Link
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