Prisons throughout Latin America are notoriously overcrowded, underfunded, and lacking in proper internal security.
Woods, Cindy S.
"Addressing Prison Overcrowding In Latin America: A Comparative Analysis Of The necessary Precursors To Reform,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 22
, Article 3.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol22/iss3/3