Puerto Rico is bracing for a massive protest Monday calling for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation. Vulgar and misogynistic text messages from him spurred thousands of Puerto Ricans to demonstrate in the capital San Juan on Friday and Saturday, the Associated Press reported. There were smaller gatherings across the rest of the island, with the movement...
Demonstrators calling for Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's resignation gathered in streets outside the governor's mansion again on Saturday afternoon, chanting and banging pots and pans in the latest of several days of protests on the US territory.
Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev had part of his skull removed during a two-hour brain surgery following a loss to Puerto Rico’s Subriel Matias on Friday, reports say. Dadashev, 28, was rushed to the University of Maryland Hospital in Prince George County after he was seen leaving the arena on a stretcher, according to ESPN. The...
Puerto Rican women warned us. They have been alerting us for years that there is a crisis of violence against women on the island. After Hurricane Maria, the crisis became an emergency. Nonprofits that provide services to survivors of domestic violence reported a surge in requests for help.
Democratic Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard flew to Puerto Rico Friday to join the thousands of protesters there who have demanded that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló step down, taking action on a chorus of calls from 2020 presidential contenders for the embattled governor's resignation.
Sandra Guzmán writes that Governor Ricardo Rossello's leaked chats -- nearly 900 pages in all, published by Puerto Rico's Center for Investigative Journalism —show him, the leader of this country where women are living in crisis, calling women whores and encouraging violence against women elected officials. This is the tipping point for many islanders but especially for the women.
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló official resident remains under siege as hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered this week outside the La Fortaleza that serves as the governor’s official residence.
Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as thousands on the Caribbean island staged a seventh day of protests to seek his resignation.
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