Crammed, corrupted and scary – Coronavirus spreads fear through South America’s unruly prisons

Crammed, corrupted and scary – Coronavirus spreads fear through South America’s unruly prisons SANTIAGO: The spreading specter of the new coronavirus is shaking Latin America’s notoriously overcrowded, unruly prisons, threatening to turn them into infernos. The Puente Alto prison in downtown Santiago, Chile, had the largest of Latin America’s largest prison virus outbreaks so far,…