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Venezuela's Prison Crisis

A riot on Sunday, June 12, at El Rodeo prison left at least 22 inmates killed [es], according to the government's report –other reports raise that number to 30 [es]. The Devil's Excrement, criticizes the way the Chávez administration has handled the country's prison problem, and today updates his blog with the latest news coming from the prison: “This morning five thousand National Guardsmen were sent into the El Rodeo jail to restore the law and order that the Government failed to impose over the last few years […].”

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