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Venezuelan Prisons

Why Are Venezuelan Prisoners Sewing Their Mouths Shut?

The Atlantic | Julie Turkewitz | Posted 02.04.2013 | Latino Voices

Venezuela may have the worst prisons in Latin America. The country's 30 or so facilities were built for 12,000 inmates, but hold nearly four times tha...

UN: 'Alarming' Levels Of Violence In Venezuelan Prisons

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 04.01.2013 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's government is facing mounting criticism from activists and the U.N. human rights office for its handling of the...