Isn’t “Juan Carlos Kennedy” the perfect name for an American criminal?
Juan Carlos has enjoyed about $1,000 worth of junk food, bought and paid for online at iCare dot-com by his loving sister, and delivered to his prison cell by Aramark, the food services giant.
Such deliveries, offered by Aramark since 2006, is both comforting to inmates and lucrative for the prisons. “In San Antonio, Texas, the Bexar County jail projects its revenues could hit $500,000,” for instance. Some wardens also think the food makes life easier for them. “Jails are always run better when your inmates are happy,” says Capt. Richard Fisher of the Rock Island County, Ill., prison. But opponents say the food is unhealthy and could create medical bills that ultimately taxpayers will have to cover.