From the Editors of VenEconomy
Venezuela’s penitentiary system has been ravaged by the revolutionary "marabunta" (wolf spider) for many years now.
Recent events include those that took place at the Rodeo I and II prisons (Guatire, Miranda state) in 2011 that left 16 dead and more than 20 people wounded, as well as other detention centers such as Uribana (Lara state), Tocorón (Aragua state) or La Planta (Caracas). The latter was shut down in 2012.
Wounded Uribana prisoner, from Reportero 24.com,
which reported over 100 prisoners were massacred by
the venezuelan National Guard in January 2013.