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February 7, 2023

El Salvador unveils new prison

TECOLUCA, El Salvador (AP) — When El Salvador began making mass arrests of people with suspected gang affiliations last year, President Nayib Bukele ordered the construction of what would be the largest prison in Latin America.

Last week, Bukele rolled out the completed project, a sprawling campus 45 miles east of the capital, that could eventually house 40,000 inmates.

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