Brazil Prisons: Where the Criminals Are the Ones Running the Show

Brazil Prisons: Where the Criminals Are the Ones Running the Show

photo: AP / Felipe Dana

The prison population throughout Latin America has been growing steadily for the past few decades. Harsh drug laws and anti-gang policies have led to a massive increase of the number of people incarcerated, leading to ...

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THE BRAZIL S PRISON SYSTEM

THE BRAZIL S PRISON SYSTEM

Brazil prison hosts beauty pageant for female prisoners

Brazil prison hosts beauty pageant for female prisoners

Women inmates serving jail time inside the Talavera Bruce prison in Rio de Janeiro traded their uniform with evening gowns and high heels for an annual ...

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Inside Brazil's Biggest Prison Beauty Pageant

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