El Salvador president unveils mega-prison for gangsters

SALVADORAN President Nayib Bukele on Tuesday unveiled what he called the largest prison in the Americas, intended to hold 40,000 suspected gang members, many of them arrested under a state of emergency in his “war” on crime.

He did not specify when the first transfer of prisoners would take place from the nearly 63,000 suspected gang members currently detained by Salvadoran authorities.