prison system
The region's tough-on-crime policies have failed. It's time for serious penal and judicial reforms that address rehabilitation as well as punishment.

The CICIG investigation that took down Byron Lima Oilva's prison crime ring may also shed light on the connection between organized crime and government in Guatemala.

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