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Honduras Prison Fire

Recent Prison Tragedies Highlight Multi-National Justice Issue

Ron Nikkel | Posted 04.25.2012 | Crime
Ron Nikkel

The overuse of prisons is not unique to the developing world. Almost half of the world's prisoners are held in the U.S., China, and Russia. America has the highest number of prisoners and the highest rate of imprisonment of any country.

Fanning the Flames in Honduras

David Vine | Posted 04.23.2012 | World
David Vine

The fire in Comayagua is a symbol of a much larger fire that the United States has left burning, and too often flamed, since turning Honduras into an anti-communist base. The answer is not further militarization. We must find another path.

WATCH: Honduras Prison Inferno Video

Posted 02.16.2012 | World

The first video footage purporting to show the Honduras prison fire captures a sustained fireball on a black night backdrop. Throughout the nearly sev...