Puerto Rico Awash in Violence and Drugs

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Michael E. Miller

Hector Pesquera, former head of the FBI's Miami office, now oversees the much-maligned Puerto Rico Police Department.

Puerto Rico, the "Isle of Enchantment," has become bewitched by violence. A crackdown on drugs coming across the Mexican border has only pushed contraband through the Caribbean, transforming the American commonwealth into the newest nexus for narcotraffickers.

See also:
- Puerto Rico's Wave of Drugs and Brazen Murders Reverberates to Miami

Published on March 19, 2013

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