El sheriff Joe Arpaio logró notoriedad pública cuando estableció la polémica cárcel de la "Ciudad de las Carpas", donde los reos cumplen sus condenas al aire libre y soportan las extremas temperaturas del desierto de Arizona.
It is said that about 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions are broken by the second week of February. I didn’t make it that far.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio became a notorious public figure when he established "Tent City", a temporary jail where inmates served their sentences outdoors in the extreme weather conditions of Arizona's desert.
The Spanish authorities said that the attacks that killed at least 14 people in Barcelona and Cambrils appeared to be part of a terrorist cell’s extensive plot led by the imam of a the small mountain town of Ripoll. He may have died a day before the attacks when explosives that the group was manufacturing accidentally detonated.
As part of an effort to curb prison violence, the leftist government has imposed a militarized administration in roughly half of Venezuela's penal institutions. US Vice President Mike Pence said Monday in Cartagena, Colombia, that Venezuela is a failed state that threatens the security and prosperity of the entire hemisphere.
With news dominated by the misconduct of President Trump, members of his family and administration, a recent ruling in a Philadelphia courtroom received less attention than it deserved.
In the early hours of the morning, the regime of Nicolás Maduro has again arrested the opposition political leaders Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma, who had been transferred to their homes as a gesture of conciliation prior to the Constituent Assembly.
Michelle Angela Ortiz, nacida en el seno de una familia de inmigrantes Latinos de South Philly, es uno de los nueve artistas de todo el país premiados con la prestigiosa beca de $100,000 otorgada por la Robert Rauschenberg Foundation a los artistas con demostrado compromiso social.
Michelle Angela Ortiz, a native from South Philly born to Latino immigrants, is one of the nine artists from around the country awarded $100,000 for their demonstrated commitment to social engagement.
The career accomplishments of Kelley Hodge situate her well for the vital mission she volunteered to undertake over the next five-plus months.
Entre los diez inmigrantes fallecidos se ha identificado a un 'Dreamer' de 20 años que había sido deportado a Guatemala por cometer crímenes.
Among the dead was a so-called Dreamer, a migrant brought to the United States as a young child. Another 30 undocumented immigrants packed in the trailer were still alive but gasping from the lack of oxygen and the sweltering heat. They were taken to nearby hospitals where 17 are in critical condition.
Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2010, suffered from an aggressive cancer at age 61 while in prison.
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been sentenced to nine years and six months in prison for corruption and money laundering.
The Venezuelan Penal Forum (FPV), a defender of human rights group, reported Tuesday that 22 of the 27 students from the Libertador Experimental Teaching University (UPEL), arrested in Aragua state and tried by a military court, will be sent to two prisons in other states of the country.
A group of women forcibly sterilized during the government of former President Alberto Fujimori protested Monday against the possibility of his being pardoned by current Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.
What happens to immigrants who are deported and must start a life from scratch in their country of origin?
El pomposo y vicioso fiscal se declara culpable de cargos de corrupción en el octavo día de un proceso penal federal sin precedentes. Las autoridades se llevan al fiscal en cuestión a prisión, enmanillado... Así transcurrió otro capítulo de la sórdida saga de Seth Williams, el ex fiscal de distrito (D.A.) de Filadelfia.
The pompous, pilfering prosecutor pleads guilty to corruption charges on the eighth day of his unprecedented federal criminal trial. Authorities haul this prosecutor off to prison in handcuffs…another segment in the sordid saga of Seth Williams – Philadelphia’s now former District Attorney.
The former fiscal prosecutor immediately resigned his position in front of the investigating entity of the city. His sentence will be known in October.
Juan Cartagena, president of the Puerto Rico Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF) thinks the war on drugs has had a multiplying effect on racial discrimination against Latinos.
The recent announcement that City Hall and Conrail cut a deal to cleanup the notorious heroin corridor along a section of railroad track running through Philadelphia’s Fairhill and West Kensington communities is welcomed removal of a dangerous blight that’s festered for nearly two decades.
Si usted siente que después de las elecciones pasadas son los pacientes los que dirigen el manicomio, créame, no es el único. El lunático número uno es, sin duda, el mismo presidente, quien la semana pasada en Miami demostró una vez más que su concepto (o su comprensión) de la realidad no pasa de los “reality shows”.
If you feel that after the last election the inmates are running the asylum, you are not alone. The main lunatic seems to be the president himself, who last week in Miami showed once again that his concept (or his grasp) of reality does not go beyond, well, very bad “reality shows.”
Several men who agreed to join the US military in exchange for a citizenship opportunity are currently on Mexico's border after being deported.
After nearly three decades in prison, condemned by justice for the acts committed during his dictatorship, Manuel Antonio Noriega has died at age 83 of a brain tumor.