A boy watches as police investigate the shooting of a man inside his car in Bayamon, where police say that gunfights between drug gangs are common, in this March 29, 2012 photo. About 14 percent of ... more 
A boy watches as police investigate the shooting of a man inside his car in Bayamon, where police say that gunfights between drug gangs are common, in this March 29, 2012 photo. About 14 percent of U.S.-bound cocaine shipments - roughly 42 tons - was trafficked through the Caribbean in the first six months of 2013, and Puerto Rico and the neighbouring Dominican Republic are emerging as hubs of the burgeoning trade, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. In 2011, Puerto Rico set a new record with 1,117 killings. The homicide rate was more than six times the rate on the U.S. mainland and the government said almost half the murders were drug related. The crime rate has since fallen, but still remains three times higher than on the mainland. Picture taken March 29, 2012. REUTERS/Ana Martinez (PUERTO RICO - Tags: CRIME LAW DRUGS SOCIETY) less 
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