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 Barcel├│, who vehemently denies that any wrong was done, derives from the killing...

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