Crime


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Capitol Police Rejected Offers of Federal Help to Quell Mob

The rioting raises serious questions about security at the Capitol for future events and the treatment of mainly white Trump supporters, who were allowed to roam through the building for hours.

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Mexican Journalists Aren’t Giving Up in the Face of Death and Kidnappings

Even journalists who do not report on drug-trafficking, especially women, have been victims of violence and intimidation in Mexico.

Roberto, a 24-year-old street vendor, said he continues to work because he hasn’t been able to find another job.
Being a Street Vendor Is Becoming a Dangerous Job for Latinos Across the Country

“We are good people, we come here to work. We don’t do bad things. Please help us by purchasing something.”

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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.