February 8, 2023

The Economist: Caribbean prisons – Blue seas, black holes

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By The Economist From Guyanese Online “FREEDOM! We want freedom!” cried inmates of the Camp Street prison in Guyana’s capital, Georgetown. But in three days of unrest that began on March 2nd, 17 of them burnt to death. The rioting started after guards seized drugs and mobile phones from prisoners awaiting trial for violent crimes. […]