Inmates have a meal in the mess hall at the Islas Marias federal prison. File photo: AP

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

  • Mexico will close its infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in the hemisphere
  • Most prisoners lived in semi-captivity on the island, free to roam about in the balmy weather beneath its tropical palm trees
Topic |   Mexico

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Inmates have a meal in the mess hall at the Islas Marias federal prison. File photo: AP
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