Puerto Rico tries tougher sentences i...

Puerto Rico tries tougher sentences in crime fight

There are 2 comments on the WLNE-TV Providence story from Jul 30, 2012, titled Puerto Rico tries tougher sentences in crime fight. In it, WLNE-TV Providence reports that:

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San Juan, Puerto Rico

#1 Jul 30, 2012
"...The American Civil Liberties Union and others have criticized a provision that restricts protests that block public buildings and interfere with local government, measures that appear to be aimed at demonstrations in recent years at the University of Puerto Rico and outside the Capitol building...."

This is not true.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

#2 Jul 30, 2012
Anyone can and will continue to protest without interferring with classes at the UPR and work at the Capitol building, govt. offices and other public bldgs (inside a perimeter previously designated by the police and the protesters).

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