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Ban on cockfighting takes effect on December 20, 2019

The argument that cockfighting should be allowed to preserve jobs is weak.  Should the illegal drug trade, human trafficking, illegal trash dumping be allowed, to preserve the jobs of people working in those industries?  Get a better argument to defend … Continue reading

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Bloody Tide: How Puerto Rico Affects the U.S. – Crime, murder, drugs in Puerto Rico

  https://www.houstonpress.com/news/bloody-tide-how-puerto-rico-affects-the-us-6597606 Bloody Tide: How Puerto Rico Affects the U.S. Michael E. Miller, Casey Michel | March 20, 2013 | 4:00am Julio Ramos Oliver died over a spilled drink. It was just after midnight January 20, and Old San Juan … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico a growing hub for cocaine, heroin shipments to the US

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/puerto-rico-a-growing-hub-for-cocaine-heroin-shipments-to-the-us Puerto Rico a growing hub for cocaine, heroin shipments to the US by Anna Giaritelli  | April 16, 2018 12:00 AM DEA agents load bales of cocaine into a van after a news conference at the U.S. Coast Guard … Continue reading

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Half of Puerto Rico’s housing was built illegally. Then came Hurricane Maria.

This is what you get with poor planning, not following building codes, the government and citizens tolerating it. http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/article199948699.html Puerto Rico address issues of “informal construction” after Hurricane Maria Hurricane Maria destroyed many structures in Puerto Rico, including what building … Continue reading

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The heightened risk that Puerto Rico will become a new base for Mexican cartels

  http://thehill.com/opinion/international/358779-the-heightened-risk-that-puerto-rico-will-become-a-new-base-for-mexican The heightened risk that Puerto Rico will become a new base for Mexican cartels By James Durso, opinion contributor — 11/04/17 03:40 PM EDT 52 The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of … Continue reading

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In Puerto Rico, which has a long-running addiction crisis, the few programs that help addicts are struggling to provide services.

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/article180070911.html In Puerto Rico, which has a long-running addiction crisis, the few programs that help addicts are struggling to provide services. Oct 20, 2017 Workers from an organization called Mountain Point provide drug-users with packets of clean syringes, mounds of … 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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