Puerto Rico, new governor, new mass protests

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This 3 August 2019 PBS TV video from the USA says about itself:

Why Puerto Rico’s new governor is already controversial

Puerto Rican officials have had to scramble to replace Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, who left office Friday after scandal engulfed his administration. Rossello’s secretary of state, Pedro Pierluisi, was sworn in as the new governor — but faces criticism over his involvement with the island’s financial control board. Amna Nawaz talks to Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon, Puerto Rico’s representative in Congress.

Translated from Dutch NOS TV today:

New governor of Puerto Rico sworn in, but unrest continues

Puerto Rico has a new governor following recent protests. Pedro Pierluisi was sworn tonight after the controversial Ricky Rosselló resigned as promised. But the change of power brings new uncertainty.

It is unclear how long Pierluisi can stay on because the Senate has yet to approve him. The vote is Wednesday. Rosselló has…

View original post 1,531 more words

About sdbast

Twitter profile @sdbast
This entry was posted in Politics. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.