An estimated 15,000 convicts in nearly two dozen prisons in Brazil rioted yesterday in what appeared to be a well-coordinated effort. Host Bob Edwards speaks with NPR's Martin Kaste about the latest developments.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by an NPR contractor. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.