03 December 2011

PERU: Humala Skips Caracas Meet...After Man Dies, 20 Injured in Prison Dispute.

                                         BBC 1:27 Video report

      One man died...and 20 were injured...after some 3,000 residents near La Cantera prison in Canete province clashed with police over its expansion...during a 48-hour protest.
     Locals claim say that the crime rate has risen since the jail was first built.
     President Ollanta Humala cancelled attending the first CELAC summit in Venezuela to address the protests.