executions in the world:

In 2021

0

2000 to present

0

legend:

  • Abolitionist
  • retentionist
  • De facto abolitionist
  • Moratorium on executions
  • Abolitionist for ordinary crimes
  • Committed to abolishing the death penalty

PUERTO RICO

 
government: Commonwealth
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: 3 March 1952, approved by US Congress 3 July 1952, effective 25 July 1952
legal system: based on Spanish civil codes
legislative system: bicameral Legislative Assembly consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives
judicial system: Supreme Court; Superior Courts; Appellate Court; Municipal Courts
religion: Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant and other 15%
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:

situation:

 

South America