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Prisoners Take Over Facility in Nicaragua

  • Aired: 1/25/2012
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Prisoners at a Nicaraguan jail engage in a dangerous stand off with police. On Friday, inmates at La Esperanza prison in the northern city of Esteli took control of the facility and detained its director following a morning riot that injured at least four police officers. The inmates are angry about the facility's rundown conditions and the expense of goods available for purchase, according to the city's mayor.

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