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Austerity measures in Puerto Rico have led to violent clashes

The recent visit of US President Barack Obama to Puerto Rico marked the first official trip to the island by a sitting US president since 1961.

President Obama's visit to Puerto Rico was a cause for celebration but beneath the surface the recession has brought the island's economy to its knees and social discontent is growing.

Julian Miglierini reports from San Juan.

  • 15 Jun 2011
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