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LATIN AMERICA PRISONS 18

March 14 2012, at 01:15 PM

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A catalog kept by officials of alleged members of the Mara 18 gang inside the Izalco prison in Sonsonate, El Salvador, Feb. 23, 2012. A Honduran fire and a Mexican massacre have drawn new attention to deteriorating conditions at prisons in Latin America, many of which are stuffed over capacity, leaving inmates to string hammocks from the ceiling or bed down on the floor. (Meridith Kohut/The New York Times) - XNYT39

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