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Top FBI official says there’s a “crisis of violence” in Puerto Rico

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/top-fbi-official-says-theres-a-crisis-of-violence-in-puerto-rico Top FBI official says there’s a “crisis of violence” in Puerto Rico By Camilo Montoya-Galvez Updated on: January 9, 2019 / 4:22 PM / CBS News Vega Alta, Puerto Rico — The top FBI official in Puerto Rico said the … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico reports 78 killings in one of deadliest months

  https://www.yahoo.com/news/puerto-rico-reports-78-killings-one-deadliest-months-192005511.html Puerto Rico reports 78 killings in one of deadliest months DANICA COTO , Associated Press•February 1, 2018 FILE – In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, a forensic worker lifts a body at a crime scene in San … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico faces a surge in murders after Hurricane Maria

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/puerto-rico-faces-surge-slayings-post-maria-article-1.3752263 Puerto Rico faces a surge in murders after Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico faces a surge in murders after Hurricane Maria BY Megan Cerullo NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, January 11, 2018, 9:10 PM Puerto Rico faces a new horror … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico reports 78 killings in one of deadliest months

  https://www.yahoo.com/news/puerto-rico-reports-78-killings-one-deadliest-months-192005511.html Puerto Rico reports 78 killings in one of deadliest months DANICA COTO Associated Press•February 1, 2018 FILE – In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, a forensic worker lifts a body at a crime scene in San Juan, … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico fears post-Maria murder surge: 11 days, 32 slain

These are the type of things that happen when you run out of other people’s money.  You cannot afford to pay your police officers.  You cannot expect them to work for free, can you?  So they stop working as many … Continue reading

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On the streets of San Juan, police struggle to rein in crime after Hurricane Maria

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article179863816.html Delinquency has been an issue in Puerto Rico for years, but with electricity out and recovery slow, there is a spike in crime. Al Diaz Miami Herald Staff Hurricane On the streets of San Juan, police struggle to rein … Continue reading

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Homicides Rise 22.5% in Puerto Rico

Homicides Rise 22.5% in Puerto Rico 3-14-16 http://www.laht.com/article.asp?CategoryId=14092&ArticleId=2407762 SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico has recorded 131 homicides so far this year, up 22.5 percent from the same period in 2015, authorities said Monday after a weekend that saw 10 people … Continue reading

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