Haiti Ranks Second in Global Prison Overcrowding Crisis
Haiti is facing a concerning situation when it comes to managing its prisons, ranking second globally in terms of prison overcrowding, according to the latest data released by the World Prison Brief.
With a prison occupancy rate reaching 454.4%, the country trails just behind the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which exhibits an alarming rate of 616.9%.
The issue of prison overcrowding in Haiti has become a glaring problem that demands immediate attention from authorities and thorough consideration of potential solutions. This reality sheds light on the challenges confronting the Haitian penal system, endangering the lives of inmates and the overall stability of the system.