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Former ambassador Jorge Ritto must remain in jail

Despite the fact that he has already served two-thirds of his jail sentence for the sexual abuse of young boys at Casa Pia, former ambassador Jorge Ritto has been refused leave for conditional release. His behaviour as a prisoner is not in question, rather his refusal to admit blame, the Court for the execution of penalties has ruled. It is a refusal shared by former TV personality Carlos Cruz, who nonetheless was released from jail last summer, with one-third of his sentence still left to run (click here)

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