Jail House Night-Club, cont.

Looks like the El Rodeo I’s month-old nightclub won’t the only one up and running in the Venezuelan prison system. According to El Nacional’s crime reporter Thabata Molina, this Good Thrusday will be the brand new opening of a night-club in San Antonio Prison (Margarita Island). For those looking to party but not cozy with…

Pran in Chief (Updated)

To tackle Venezuela’s #1 Human Rights issue by heading the shiny new Special Ministry for Prisons Hugo Chávez has tapped none other than…the crazy lady whose idea of parliamentary debate involves leaving César Pérez Vivas’s face looking like this! Dear. Lord. Update: Primero Justicia actually thinks she’ll do a good job. (!??!) Fellow bloggers, perhaps drunk…

Time Dysplasia

The government no longer even bothers to deny that things are bad in Venezuelan jails, but thankfully the Penal System director has announced definite plans to open new prisons to house 13,000 new inmates Chávez himself is perfectly aware of what’s going on. “Jails,” he said recently, ” are like the gates to the fifth…