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Microsoft supports Asia's renewable energy industry
Microsoft supports Asia’s renewable energy industry
As Sri Lanka's population ages, the insurance market booms
As Sri Lanka’s population ages, the insurance market booms
Africa's aviation sector opens up
Africa’s aviation sector opens up
Amazon enters the healthcare sector
Amazon enters the healthcare sector
India among the world’s top compact SUV markets
India among the world’s top compact SUV markets
Egyptian-Israeli gas deal to boost bilateral trade
Egyptian-Israeli gas deal to boost bilateral trade

Prison ankle bracelets are all the rage in Brazil

With about 622,000 inmates, Brazil is home to Latin America’s largest and the world’s fourth largest prison population. Around 32,000 criminals sport one of the many types of ankle bracelets being used. Many others are on a waiting list.

The authorities estimate that they can save anywhere from USD12,000 to USD 72,000 a year for every tagged inmate removed from prison.

Will ankle bracelets allow more prison inmates to serve their sentences from home?


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