Episode 32: The Crazy life of René Belbenoît

René Belbenoît was a petty thief sentenced to prison on Devil’s Island in French Guyana. Twice. He escaped. 5 times. And died of old age. This is his crazy story.

Rene BelBenoit early in his stay at the Guyana prison
Prisoners on their way to the prison on Ile de Re
Guyana prison
Guyana prison
Belbenoit’s map of his travels in Central America
Belbenoit in 1938 about to be expelled from the US
Belbenoit with his book

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