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Venezuela Prison Riot

At Least 15 Inmates Killed In Venezuelan Prison Riot

AP | Posted 09.18.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan officials say at least 15 inmates were killed in a bloody battle among inmates, some of them armed, in a prison in th...

Official: Arsenal Found In Prison After Deadly Riot

AP | Posted 04.09.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan officials found 106 firearms and more than 8,000 rounds of ammunition inside a prison following a riot last mont...

Amnesty International: Venezuela Should Investigate Prison Riot

AP | Posted 04.01.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — The human rights group Amnesty International urged Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday to determine whether troops used exc...

Inmates Evacuated Following Deadly Prison Riot (WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

AP | IAN JAMES | Posted 03.29.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan authorities on Sunday finished evacuating inmates from a prison where 61 were reported killed in one of the deadliest...

More Than 60 Killed In Bloody Prison Riot

AP | JORGE RUEDA | Posted 03.29.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- The death toll has risen to 61 following fierce gunbattles between inmates and National Guard troops at a Venezuelan prison, a h...

55 Dead After Prison Riot In Venezuela

AP | JORGE RUEDA and FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 03.28.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's top prisons official said the government was evacuating a prison Saturday after a deadly riot that reportedly left d...

More Than 20 Killed In Venezuela Prison Riot

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 10.20.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Twenty-five people were killed during a prison riot and dozens were wounded when two groups of inmates waged a gunbattle in...

1 Killed, 19 Hurt After Troops Storm Venezuela Prison

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 08.17.2011 | World

GUATIRE, Venezuela — Thousands of National Guard troops stormed a Venezuelan prison Friday seeking to disarm inmates days after a bloody riot, s...