The governor of Puerto Rico announced the resignation after mass protests

The governor, Ricardo Rosselló and Puerto Rico, has resigned his post announced that, after nearly two weeks of massive protests on the island. The politician refused to be last weekend, are still in the process.

Rosselló on Wednesday, during a speech on television indicating that he was on the 2nd of August his role is put down. The current minister of Justice of the united states territory, Wanda Vázquez, will replace him.

This past Monday, it went up to an estimated half a million take to the streets for the departure of the forty-Rosselló and conditions. Some of them went up after the announcement of Rosselló in the streets of the capital city of San Juan to the supervisory board, to celebrate.


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Rosselló is also under fire, since, on the 13th of July text messages, a chat with top aides uitlekten. It was, inter alia, the spot is held with the victims of hurricane Maria, which, in 2017, nearly three thousand people are killed.

But there were also homophobic, and vrouwonvriendelijke conclusions. So it was that, among others, the Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin mocks because of his sexual orientation. The world-famous musician, also condemned the statements, and put themselves in the action against Rosselló.

The message came three days after the U.s. government and two former employees of the Rosselló’s accused of fraud. This was bad for the Puerto Rican population, and the fact that the island for many years now, a lot of poverty and struggling.

Rosselló was hoping to have the money to satisfy, due to the leadership of his political party, and are not to be made available for a second term. On Sunday, he asked the Puerto Ricans have to be forgiven.


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