with over 25,000 inmates crammed into a space designed for some 15,000 there’s a very good chance of the prisoners taking over on any given day in La Sabaneta. violence and corruption flow savage with a brutal hierarchy paying tribute to the administration, allowing the most powerful inmates the run of this establishment. poorer prisoners hustle with rats for a few feet of hammock space in pipe access corridors. want to make a complaint? best to keep it down as over the years this prison has played host to a number of mass murder incidents, including a 1995 attack that helped over 200 souls find their way to the other side.