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Power struggle ensues as Puerto Rico governor resigns

07 July, 2019 8:53 am 8:53 am

SAN JUAN (Reuters) – The resignation of Puerto Rico’s governor after mass protests has sparked a succession battle, and a Washington corporate lawyer not directly linked to the current, scandal-plagued administration could emerge as the winner. Governor Ricardo Rosselló said on Wednesday he would step down on Aug 2 in the face of public anger … Read More

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Puerto Rico protests: Thousands march for fifth consecutive day to press go...

07 July, 2019 11:00 am 11:00 am

SAN JUAN (Web Desk) – Thousands of protesters marched in Puerto Rico for a fifth day on Wednesday demanding the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossello, following corruption accusations and the leak of text chats in which he made sexist and homophobic remarks. To the chant of “Ricky, renuncia!” (“Ricky, resign!”) large crowds gathered in the capital … Read More