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Puerto Rico: 4 Vieques residents arrested in sea transport protest

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In Puerto Rico, about 80 residents of the island-municipality of Vieques protested on Sunday against authorities' intention to cancel the maritime transportation's last ride of the day. Following the demonstration, four protesters were arrested and accused of the serious crime of sabotage. Nevertheless, after 11 hours in court, it was demonstrated that such a crime had not been committed. teleSUR