Crime


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FBI: Hate Crimes Against Latinos Increased More Than 8% in 2019

"Our communities, especially those most affected by hate crimes such as the Latino community, deserve better," Rep. Sylvia García said.

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Beloved Activist Nilda Álvarez Took a Stand Against Femicide in Puerto Rico. Now She’s One of the Latest Victims.

As of Nov. 18th, 42 women have been murdered on the island so far this year.

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Federal Prosecutors Are Ramping up Efforts to Tackle Corruption in Puerto Rico

The head of local federal prosecutors said he has assigned attorneys to investigate corruption, including money laundering, violent crimes, suspicious financial activities, and child pornography.

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Women Are Disappearing in Puerto Rico. Activists Are Calling for a State of Emergency.

The recent kidnapping of a 20-year-old woman on the island adds to the list of 21 missing women since the beginning of the year.

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2019 file photo, former White House strategist Steve Bannon arrives to testify at the trial of Roger Stone, at federal court in Washington. Bannon was arrested Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, on charges that he and three others ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme “We Build The Wall.” The charges were contained in an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court.  (AP Photo/Al Drago, File)
Steve Bannon Arrested for Fraudulent ‘We Build the Wall’ Campaign

An indictment released Thursday stated that Steve Bannon and three others "defrauded hundreds of thousands of donors, capitalizing on their interest in funding a border wall."

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AOC, Judge Salas, and Vanessa Guillén: 3 Attacks, No Coincidence

Ignore the role race plays in acts of violence against women, and we miss the chance to call out language that aids and abets turbo-fueled hate aimed at punishing women of color for daring to wield power.

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WATCH: Federal Judge Esther Salas Speaks for the First Time Since Her Son’s Murder

The son and husband of an esteemed Latina federal judge were shot last month by a man who later committed suicide. Her son did not survive the shooting.