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 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 ...
    05/27/2012 - 9:07 pm | View Link
  • Inmates, corruption rule Honduras' deadly prisons
    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 ...
    05/27/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    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 ...
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  • Inmates, corruption rule Honduras’ deadly prisons
    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. It’s more like a fenced-in town than a conventional prison, where ...
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  • Inmates, corruption rule Honduras' deadly prisons
    "The prisoners rule," assistant prison director Carlos Polanco told The ... "It's likely that something grave will happen in the future in Honduras' prisons, given that the situation hasn't changed from what existed three months ago," he said after touring ...
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