GUAYNABO FAMILY MASSACRE
According to El Nuevo Dia, 66-year-old retired soldier Miguel Ortiz
Díaz, his wife, and another woman were found shot to death early
this morning in a home in the Los Frailes neighborhood of Guaynabo.
Meanwhile, Police found the body of the family's 15-year-old son
in a field in the Guaraguao area of Bayamon. The family's 13-year-
old son, who was wounded but survived, is under Police protection.
He was reportedly thrown off a bridge near where the 15-year-old
was found, but was able to get up and alert police. One person has
been detained and is being held for questioning. The killings may
have resulted from a dispute involving a property Ortiz Díaz was
renting to a man who he was trying to evict for non-payment of rent.
GOVERNOR TRIES TO SELL OIL TAX HIKE
From The San Juan Daily Star:
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla anticipated late last week that he
will be convoking a special session following the end of the regular
legislative session this week after both the lower and upper chambers
failed to pass crude oil tax hike legislation and in its place approved
alternate bills that were unable to exit the Capitol before Thursday’s
CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST DON OMAR
From Latin Post:
Don Omar is a free man now that domestic violence charges against
him have been dropped. The singer was arrested in mid-September
after his ex-girlfriend reported him for domestic abuse. He was
charged with two counts of threatening a person and two counts
of weapons violation.
SAKS FIFTH AVENUE LOOKS FOR PR WORKERS
Saks Fifth Avenue is holding a job fair to fill positions at its store at the
Mall of San Juan, a high-end shopping center in Puerto Rico’s capital
city that is scheduled to open in March 2015. The employee search will
be part of a San Juan-sponsored job fair at the Plaza Convalecencia in Río
Piedras on Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Job seekers can all file resumes
through the Internet at firstname.lastname@example.org.