Los Angeles (AFP)-
He has managed to escape from the heights twice.
Security prison in Mexico
But this time, crime lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman may find it more difficult to slip away from the Colorado "Supermax" prison where he might be going.
The facility is also called ADX (
Due to its remote location and harsh security measures, it is called "the Alcatraz Island of the Rocky Mountains ".
Experts say the legendary king, convicted of drug trafficking on Tuesday and facing life imprisonment when sentenced in June, is likely to spend the rest of his life in federal prison, where no one has ever escaped.
Built in 1994, the prison is located outside Florence, an ancient mining town about two hours south of Denver.
It houses some of the most notorious criminals in the United States, including "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and 9/11 conspirators zac
But El Chapo is unlikely to mix up with other prisoners.
According to Amnesty 2014, prisoners are held in solitary confinement for at least 12 months before reassessing the conditions of detention.
Most prisoners are held in cells of approximately 7x12 feet (2. 1 by 3. 6 meters)
It comes with a fixed concrete bed, desk and stool, as well as a stainless steel combined sink and toilet and shower.
According to Amnesty International, the only natural light comes from a small slit in the window with a view to the sky or brick wall.
To prevent contact between prisoners, most cells have solid walls and solid metal doors.
When a staff member ships and picks up a food tray, or for a limited amount of entertainment time, the prisoner's only interpersonal contact tends to occur.
According to a report published last year by the Washington, D. C. Correctional Information Commission, a civil agency that oversees prison facilities in the US capital and interviews inmates transferred to Supermax, most prisoners have one to two hours of entertainment a day.
Amnesty International says those who are considered the most dangerous are locked in cages in a concrete yard with high walls and metal roofs of chains. -
Worse than death.
Another indoor option is in a room with no windows and there is a pull in the roomup bar.
According to the report of the Council, daily entertainment activities include amateur crafts such as painting, watercolor painting and crochet.
Those who can watch TV can watch the program on CCTV.
Netflix also has movies and DVDs, but only if PG-rated.
"If you are not physically and mentally strong, the daily life here is very boring and challenging," a prisoner transferred from Washington, DC to Florence told the commission.
Another said he felt "happy to be alive ".
Robert Hood, the warden of ADX in Florence from 2002 to 2005, described the prison as a "clean version of hell ".
"This is much worse than death," he said . "