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Puerto Ricans celebrated Thursday after embattled Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Wednesday he'll resign August 2. Hundreds of thousands of people had protested after the release of insulting chat messages exchanged by Rossello and his associates. John Yang talks to The…
Political turmoil continues to consume Puerto Rico. The island’s governor, Ricardo Rossello, was expected to resign Wednesday, although by evening, he had not. Amna Nawaz talks to The Washington Post’s Arelis Hernandez for the latest, including growing crowds of protesters,…
Massive protests filled San Juan's streets Monday, even as the heat index topped 100 degrees. Demonstrations have been growing for nearly two weeks since the release of damaging chat messages exchanged by Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rossello and his inner…
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take over one of the island's busiest highways Monday morning to press for the resignation of Rosselló over an obscenity-laced leaked online chat the governor had with allies.
By Danica Coto, Associated Press
In Puerto Rico, demonstrators have gathered for days to demand the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossello after hundreds of misogynistic, homophobic and crude text messages he exchanged with members of his inner circle were released. Targets included political opponents and…
By Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press
Rep. Bennie G. Thompson of Mississippi, the top Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee, who had invited Cruz to testify, told reporters he was given no explanation for the postponement.
By Joshua Barajas
The White House said in today's news briefing that it was "sad" that the mayor of San Juan has continued to lobby criticism at the Trump administration for its response to hurricane relief efforts for Puerto Rico, as she did…
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
President Trump on Sunday scoffed at "politically motivated ingrates" who had questioned his administration's commitment to Puerto Rico.
By Jenny Marder
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, the Department of Defense's primary military liaison with FEMA, toured the damage in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria for the first time Saturday on a helicopter ride from San Juan to Ceiba. Buchanan spoke with…
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