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Puerto Rican Governor’s Private Residence Robbery Target

The crime wave lashing Puerto Rico does not even respect Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla, whose private residence was the target of an attempted robbery over the weekend. continue reading »

First Week of 2013 Proves Deadly in Puerto Rico With 14 Murders

A young evangelical pastor was among the 14 people slain in Puerto Rico in the first week of 2013, police reported Monday. The most recent murder occurred Sunday at 9:55 p.m. in Canovanas, east of San Juan, where an unknown assailant walked up to Kedin Adorno Fuentes, 22, and shot him several times in the face. continue reading »

U.S. Marshals Arrest One of Puerto Rico’s Most Wanted After 14 Years on the Run

A major fugitive wanted on Puerto Rico state charges for his alleged participation in a 1998 murder of a man in Ponce, Puerto Rico was captured in Huntingdon Valley, PA, by the United States Marshals Service. continue reading »

Major Carjacking Operation Taken Down in Puerto Rico, 17 Arrested

On June 27, 2012, a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned multiple indictments against 17 defendants charged with carjacking and firearms offenses. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Jail Guard Found Guilty in Drowning Deaths of 8 Inmates

A jury in Puerto Rico found a security official guilty of the deaths of eight prisoners who drowned when the vehicle he was transporting them in between prison and the courthouse was submerged by floodwaters in the northern city of Arecibo. continue reading »

Assasins in Puerto Rico Leave 18-month-old On Top of Father’s Bullet Ridden Body

An 18-month-old boy was left on the body of his father after hired killers gunned the man down Monday in the eastern town of Rio Grande, the Puerto Rico Police Deparment said. continue reading »

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Puerto Rican Govt Detention Center for Girls - Alleging Abuse

The ACLU learned of the abuse through interviews with girls at the facility, but the investigation was halted when staff at the detention center stopped the questioning and refused to allow the research team to return. continue reading »