Famous Mexican ‘paradise prison’ is closing, and some inmates don’t want to leave

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Famous Mexican ‘paradise prison’ is closing, and some inmates don’t want to leave

More than a century after Mexico established a prison on the Maria Islands – a Pacific archipelago eight hours by boat from the mainland – the country’s new government has decided to close it.But some prisoners didn’t want to leave the tropical jail.The inmates and guards on the islands – the Islas Marias, as they are known in Spanish – stayed put even when powerful Hurricane Willa swept over them in October 2018.But they could do nothing to withstand the force of nature that is Mexican…

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