Episode
December 11, 2012

Can social media tackle Puerto Rico's crime wave?

An online movement campaigns for peace after José Enrique Gómez's murder.
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In Puerto Rico, the gruesome murder of 32-year-old Jose Enrique Gomez has sparked an online movement against crime on the island. Using social media, activists are organising and spreading calls for peace in the US territory, where both drug-related violence and alleged police corruption are major issues. What more needs to be done to end violent crime in Puerto Rico? Join the conversation at 19:30 GMT.

In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:

Rafael Fantauzzi @RAFantauzzi
President and CEO, National Puerto Rican Coalition, Inc.
nprcinc.org

William Ramirez
Executive Director, ACLU of Puerto Rico
aclu-pr.org

Alana Feldman Soler @tsalud
General Coordinator, Taller Salud
tallersalud.com

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