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It’s more like a resort, really

News of the Weird has mentioned various overseas prisons where crime kingpins serve time in relative comfort (through bribery or fear), but according to a New York Times dispatch, Venezuela’s San Antonio prison (which houses the country’s drug traffickers) is in a class of its own.
San Antonio’s four swimming pools frequently host inmates’ families and “guests,” who lounge with barbecue meals and liquor.
Paid “bodyguards” pass the time shucking oysters for alpha-dog-inmate Teofilo Rodriguez.
DirecTV dishes serve the cells.
Drug-smuggling via guards is so prevalent that Venezuelan locals actually visit the prison to buy the surplus ...

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