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Look inside La Esperanza - El Salvador's largest prison

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Inmates stand by a door at La Esperaza Jail in San Salvador.

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Inmates walk out of their cells after the morning counting at La Esperaza.

La Esperanza, the largest jail in El Salvador, was designed to hold 800 inmates but currently holds 4700 prisoners.  AFP-Getty Images photographer, Jose Cabezas, shot these images in the prison on Nov. 23.

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Inmates walk in line at La Esperaza Jail in San Salvador.

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Inmates participate in a religious service at La Esperaza Jail.

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An inmate carries tortillas for breakfast at La Esperaza Jail.

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Inmates wash themselves at La Esperaza Jail in San Salvador.

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Handcuffs hang from a wire netting at La Esperaza Jail in San Salvador.