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Inside Palmasola Prison, Pope Francis Will Find Inmates Rule

Guards only secure the perimeter of Palmasola, Bolivia's most notorious prison. Inside each unit, murderers, drug traffickers and rapists make the rules and run a lucrative criminal economy. Money can buy inmates everything: a cell, a shower, drugs, protection, prostitutes and prime "real estate" as large as two-story houses, from which to run a business or simply live relatively well. On Friday, Pope Francis will enter the sprawling maximum-security complex in...

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