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On the streets of San Juan, police struggle to rein in crime after Hurricane Maria

Burglaries, robberies and murders have resumed on the island that was already dealing with a vicious crime problem before the storm.

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Mariel Special Economic Development Zone

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In Puerto Rico, which has a long-running addiction crisis, the few programs that help addicts are struggling to provide services.

Workers from an organization called Mountain Point provide drug-users with packets of clean syringes, mounds of antibacterial wipes and rolls of gauze from a dwindling supply. Their goal in the wake of the storm is to keep opioid users in Puerto Rico free from deadly diseases they could get from injecting drugs.
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