68 killed in Venezuelan cell fire

Las rejas de la cárcel

Las rejas de la cárcel

The shortages have been especially hard on patients with chronic diseases such as a diabetes and high blood pressure, and those who need antibiotics or medicine for AIDS. However, human rights NGOs say, given the severe overcrowding and inhumane conditions in the South American nation's prison system, a tragedy of this magnitude was never far away.

Some 4,100 Venezuelan pupils are registered at school in the department of Norte de Santander.

The Minister said the repurchase does not mean Jamaica will be abandoning PetroCaribe. Although it seems legitimate in the eyes of President Maduro, the rest of the world is still not too convinced. In fact, the cells are so crowded that the prisoners have to take turns to sleep on the floor. He said two women who were staying overnight at the station were also killed, but didn't provide any further details.

A fire started during a prison riot has killed 68 people at a prison in the northern Venezuelan city of Valencia.

Prisons in Venezuela are notoriously overcrowded and filled with weapons and drugs.

An investigation has been launched, he said in a series of tweets. Opinion polls reportedly portrayed Lopez as one the most popular politicians in 2014-15. Riots and violence are commonplace.

"Children can now have access to the schools, but their right to enroll doesn't mean they'll be able study".

One lady who we cross has arrived with acute appendicitis.

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The Petro itself was launched on February 20. According to the research organization InSight Crime, in 2015 there were almost 50,000 prisoners packed into 35 jails designed for a total of 19,000 detainees.

Visitors of the prisoners were also among the victims, local sources said.

Some news reports said the fire began when the rioting inmates set fire to their mattresses.

Condoling the incident, Carabobo state governor Rafael Lacava, said, "A serious and profound investigation has been initiated to find the causes and those responsible for these regrettable events". Angry relatives pushed up against them and officers used tear gas to disperse the crowd.

Opposition legislator Juan Miguel Matheus lambasted the pro-government leader of Carabobo state for taking so long to tell relatives about what happened.

'The desperation of relatives should not be played with, ' he said.

The country has struggled to accommodate its prisoners amidst an ongoing economic crisis, leading to convicts being held at temporary facilities such as the one in Valencia.

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