Nine dead, fourteen injured, dozens escape as inmates riot in Brazil’s Goiânia prison

Nine inmates were killed, 14 were injured, and dozens escaped in a prison riot on Monday, national news media reported, in the latest example of Brazil’s continuing difficulties maintaining control over its notoriously violent penal system. According to newspaper O Estado de São Paulo, 106 prisoners escaped the prison in the city of Goiânia, near… Read More Nine dead, fourteen injured, dozens escape as inmates riot in Brazil’s Goiânia prison