Items tagged with prison situation

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Major Study on Drugs Laws and Prisons in Latin America to be Released [29.11.2010] An unprecedented one-year comparative study of the drug laws and prison systems in eight Latin American countries - Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colom ...
Macho madness over cannabis: flawed drug policies in both hemispheres [14.10.2010] I spent a week over the summer lecturing in New Zealand where I had the chance to speak with a number of politicians, lawyers and health professional ...
Prison Inc.? An Illusionary Response [05.10.2010] In the last few years, many Latin American countries face a dilemma – imported from Western countries – of conceding some if not all of its penitenti ...
The Real Meaning of Thousands Arrested on Drug Charges [04.10.2010] On September 29, 2010 the Associated Press (AP) published an article entitled Ecuador: Almost 3,000 Detained for Narco-Trafficking in Eight Months. T ...
Bolivia in urgent need of a drug law reform [30.09.2010] Almost 75 percent of the prison population in Bolivia remains in jails without a sentence. One third of the inmates are incarcerated due to the draco ...
Too many in jail for drugs offenses in Brazil [13.08.2009] The Ministry of Justice in Brazil announced the results of research that show that there are too many people behind bars in Brazil for drug trafficki ...

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