A Jail in Colombia

A Jail in Colombia

Streaming Video - 2004
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A look inside the La Modelo prison in Bogota. Colombia. Called a "model" prison byColombian officials the prison in reality is controlled more by the prisoners, than theguards. With 5000 prisoners for 2400 spots, and not more than 150 security guardsassigned to the prison. The prison is awash in violence, and drugs. Last year, 162prisoners were killed there. The prison is controlled by three criminal groups:members of the guerrilla movement, paramilitary forces, and cocaine traffickers.They have broken the prison up into three different territories and each group has it'sown security forces, defending it's own territory.
Audience: Not rated
Publisher: [United States] : Monarch Films, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2004
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 52 min.)) : sd., col
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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