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Islas Marias, one of the most notorious island prisons closing its doors to inmates

In Mexico, one of president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s campaign promises was to decrease the country’s reliance on prisons as a tool to reduce violent crime. He appears to be following up on that promise with the closure of one of Mexico’s most notorious island prisons.

Islas Marias, one of the most notorious island prisons closing its doors to inmates

In Mexico, one of president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s campaign promises was to decrease the country’s reliance on prisons as a tool to reduce violent crime. He appears to be following up on that promise with the closure of one of Mexico’s most notorious island prisons.

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