This article isn't to recount the story of the tragedy and the 23-year history of cover-up -- which is very ably documented elsewhere on the internet. But to flag the names of some of the most loathsome people in this dreadful saga. And to call for them to be belatedly held to account.
All American citizens, islander and mainlander, ought to encourage the DOJ to continue monitoring the situation in Puerto Rico, especially to ensure that opponents of the Fortuño agenda are not silenced.
The testimony and subsequent guilty verdicts in the Danziger Bridge trial have exposed institutional deficiencies that encourage police misconduct and corruption. These issues are neither new nor unique to New Orleans.