Prison
A breakdown of current and former heads of state in prison or awaiting trial in Latin America.

Haitian national police confirmed on Monday that nearly three dozen detainees escaped from a prison in the provincial city of Saint-Marc, 100 km (60 miles) north of Port-au-Prince.

In an effort to reform its country’s deeply troubled justice system, the Honduran Congress voted Tuesday evening to dismiss Attorney General Alberto Rubi, replacing him and his team with a temporary oversight committee. 

At least 10 inmates died in an armed battle between rival gangs in a Venezuelan prison on Wednesday.



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