Uruguay prison turns inmates into entrepreneurs

Fox Business | Jun 12, 2019 at 4:02 AM
  • Rolando Bustamante watches his employees turn out one concrete block after another, occasionally checking an electronic tablet that records orders from clients and that lets him communicate with suppliers.
  • With the public in most countries favoring a punitive approach to crime, “it takes courageous volunteers, politicians and others to start projects like” Punta de Rieles.
  • Uruguayan prison reform activist Denisse Legrand sees Punta de Rieles as “an oasis” in a deeply troubled correctional system.