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Prison protests hit Bolivia

Prison protests hit Bolivia

<p>Bolivia’s capital La Paz have been hit by prison protests as inmates expressed their anger over alleged cuts in daily food allowances.</p> <p>Prisoners at San Pedro prison took to the roof to demonstrate.</p> <p>There are around 13,000 inmates in Bolivia’s prisons and nearly 90 percent of them are awaiting trial, trapped by the Andean country’s notoriously slow justice system, report Reuters.</p>