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Multi-Million Dollar Corruption Behind Puerto Rico’s Leaked Chat, Journalists Say

https://www.occrp.org/en/daily/10261-multi-million-dollar-corruption-behind-puerto-rico-s-leaked-chat-journalists-say Multi-Million Dollar Corruption Behind Puerto Rico’s Leaked Chat, Journalists Say Published: Friday, 19 July 2019 17:23 Written by Samuel Trilling Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism published a story on Thursday that claims three members of the Governor Ricardo … Continue reading

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New Public Safety Secretary will fight drug trafficking in Puerto Rico

  https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/newpublicsafetysecretarywillfightdrugtrafficking-2536891 New Public Safety Secretary will fight drug trafficking Pedro Janer, former Inspector and Acting Special Agent in Charge of DEA’s Caribbean operations says he wants to “take the streets back” from criminals Tuesday, December 24, 2019 – 10:32 … Continue reading

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Higher demand for bulletproof vehicles due to excessive carjackings, daytime killings

It’s sad that the crime situation is so bad in PR that bulletproof automobiles are necessary. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/higherdemandforbulletproofvehicles-2525824 Higher demand for bulletproof vehicles The recent wave of organized crime and “carjackings” moved citizens to invest in their own safety Saturday, October … Continue reading

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Tourist assaulted, robbed of wallet, Iphone in Santurce

She’s probably not likely to return to PR for another trip, after having her wallet stolen.  The Santurce neighborhood isn’t known for being safe, but she might not have known that. https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/seguridad/nota/unaturistaesasaltadaestamadrugadaensanturce-2479878 A tourist is assaulted this morning in Santurce … Continue reading

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Jersey Shore Woman Shot in the Face While Vacationing in Puerto Rico – Shooter not yet caught

Good journalism helps to shine a light on problems so they get more attention, and thus get more focus and resources to be fixed.  Being shot in the face can’t be good for tourism in PR.  Problems such as violent … Continue reading

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The violence that undoes Puerto Rico

http://www.claridadpuertorico.com/content.html?news=FFCFEDAAEAADBC0F2D12154D1EBD3C63 Opinion / Editorial The violence that undoes the Country Published: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 As reported, sixteen murders occurred in Puerto Rico between January 1 and January 6, 2019. This is more than 2 deaths a day in the … Continue reading

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Carjackings have been a big problem for a long time in PR

Why isn’t the government solving the crime problems, even before they irresponsibly overspent beyond their means to become bankrupt?   After Carjacking Surge, Puerto Rico Is Wary Behind the Wheel By MIREYA NAVARROJULY 31, 1994 July 31, 1994, Page 001028 … Continue reading

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