Pedro Linger Gasiglia
Juveniles in Prison :
Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua

Pedro Linger Gasiglia was born in Argentina in 1977 and raised in Brazil, Bolivia, Costa Rica and Nicaragua. He made these pictures in a detention center for youthful offenders in Ciudad Sandino, a suburb of Managua. Fueled by the relocation of families from the capitols shanty towns, the population of this suburb, multiplied five times during the 1990's. Six out of ten of the youths in there receive no formal education. Here are Pedro's pictures of the jail. Pedro Linger Gasiglia can be reached at: