Nation: Death at Cerro Maravilla

A Puerto Rican police shooting brings the Governor under fire

"It was outright assassination," protested Puerto Rican Novelist Pedro Juan Soto, father of one of the victims. "It was a setup that was meant to be a lesson to others," declared Senator Miguel Hernández Agosto, head of the island's once ruling Popular Democratic Party. "The Governor planned it all. It was part of a systematic plan to wipe us out," charged Socialist Leader Juan Mari Bras.

The controversy buffeting Governor Carlos Romero Barceló, who vehemently denies that any wrong was done, derives from the killing...

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