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Puerto Rico Violence

Custody Battle Exposes Tensions Between Puerto Rico And Mainland U.S.

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.11.2013 | Latino Voices

A controversy is brewing in Puerto Rico, where a mother was jailed after refusing to return her 5-year-old son to the mainland United States to be wit...

Drug War In Puerto Rico

AP | Posted 03.06.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico's new governor is calling out National Guard troops to help prevent drug and weapons smuggling. Alejandro G...

US, Puerto Rico Sign Agreement On Reforming Police

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 12.22.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The U.S. Justice Department and Puerto Rico's government signed an agreement Friday to reform the island's police department,...

Puerto Ricans Use Social Media To Seek Peace

The Huffington Post | Zuania Ramos | Posted 12.06.2012 | Latino Voices

By now, you may be wondering who José Enrique is and why his story is circulating through social media. The name has grabbed attention over the last ...

Puerto Rico Mourns Hector 'Macho' Camacho

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 11.28.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Family, fans and fellow boxers said goodbye Tuesday to Hector "Macho" Camacho at a memorial and wake for the slain former wor...

'Macho' Camacho's Death Highlights Rising Violence In Puerto Rico

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 11.27.2012 | Latino Voices

The death of boxing legend Hector "Macho" Camacho didn't just cast a shadow over the sports world. The shooting that left Camacho on life support f...

Puerto Rico Tries Tougher Sentences In Crime Fight

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 07.30.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- An updated penal code signed into law Monday by the Puerto Rican governor increases prison sentences for homicide, assault an...