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Paraguay inmates riot for more sex

June 23, 2008 | 10:18 am

"Paraguayan prisoners rioted Friday to press a list of demands, including more sex. Inmates seized the Esperanza prison's director and other administrators, demanding nighttime conjugal visits and an end to mistreatment by guards," the Associated Press reports.

"Paraguayan prisons allow such visits during the day," the AP notes, "but that clashes with working hours at Esperanza, where inmates have jobs, such as at a prison clothing factory.

No deaths or injuries were reported.

-- Deborah Bonello in Mexico City

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