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Puerto Rico

30 July 2012

Caribbean Journal

Puerto Rico now has a new Penal Code, following a signing ceremony by Governor Luis Fortuño. "Today we make history, by offering greater protection and justice to victims of crime and setting higher, fixed penalties for the most dangerous criminals who terrorize our families," Fortuño said. The new code was the result of more than three years of work by a legislative commission tasked with revising the earlier 2004 version. The law was passed following a series of... (GunPolicy.org)

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