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Banged Up Abroad: Hellhole: Our Fight to Survive South America's Prison System

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'There are 3,000 drugged-up psychopaths, armed to the teeth with blades, shooters and bombs. That's the only way I can describe Yare. It's a murderous viper's nest of assassins, cut throats and killers.'

When James Miles and his best friend Paul Loseby were caught smuggling ten kilos of cocaine out of Caracas, Venezuela, they couldn’t deny their guilt. Young and naive, the
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Paperback, 320 pages
Published June 2011 by Ebury Press
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Andrew Parkinson
Jul 26, 2013 Andrew Parkinson rated it it was amazing
Brutal! This book gets straight into the action! Amazing how people can survive such horrors and go on to live a normal life. Obviously silly for what they did but no doubt extremely brave men. Read it in a day, it was that exciting.
Steve Parcell
If you have not read a book about the English/Australian/American being caught smuggling drugs and banged up in a hellhole then read this excellent book. It makes "The Damage Done" and "Midnight Express" seem like Stir Crazy.

Yes these guys from Leicester shouldn't on the surface be giving any sympathy or become famous on the back of trying to earn some dough for drug smuggling. But I defy anyone to read this and not feel some degree of sympathy for them.

You feel like you need a long shower after
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James McKennA
This was the first book I ever read at age of 23 lol .. was bored in the house and I picked this up from my mums bookshelf and read it all in four days. Loved it was really good couldn't put it down since then I have been looking for similar books to do with jails abroad. And it also got me into reading so this book means a lot to me.
Marsha Davies
good read and honestly when your young u feel you can handle and take on life! er no!! very good gripping read but great to hear they survived and can change
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