Puerto Rico’s higher death rate was in part due to a COVID spike early last year that killed more than 2,300 people, according to official data. Puerto Rico experienced more than 35,400 deaths in 2022, which is almost 3,300 more than expected yearly, based on historic patterns. According to a study commissioned by Puerto Rico’s...
For months there was speculation that González might challenge Pierluisi. But since last week, when she announced that she is expecting twins with her husband, there has been some uncertainty about her future plans.
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In the past 10 years, Puerto Rico has lost around 7,000 police officers because of salaries, pensions, and resources to work. Currently, it is estimated that there are 10,000 to 11,000 agents on the island.