"Our communities, especially those most affected by hate crimes such as the Latino community, deserve better," Rep. Sylvia García said.
As of Nov. 18th, 42 women have been murdered on the island so far this year.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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