isla maria madre

The entrance to Islas Marias federal prison at Isla Maria Madre in the Pacific Ocean, about 120 km off the coast of Nayarit state, Mexico.(AFP)

Welcome to the tropical prison that some don’t want to leave

Isla María Madre, Mexico | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2019 11:10 AM IST
In February, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador decided to close the prison, saying the islands -- known for their beauty and biodiversity -- should not be a testament to “punishment, torture and repression.”
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