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25 Jul 2019
Puerto Rico's embattled governor Ricardo Rossello announced his resignation late Wednesday following two weeks of massive protests triggered by the release of a text exchange in which he and others mocked gay people, women and hurricane victims.
18 Jul 2019
Thousands 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.
16 Jul 2019
Thousands of people demonstrated Monday demanding the resignation of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello following the leak of a group text chat in which he and other officials made obscene, sexist and homophobic remarks about political opponents and others including pop star Ricky Martin, local media reports said.
10 May 2019
The US House on Friday approved $19.1 billion in disaster relief to help hard-hit communities like Puerto Rico, but President Donald Trump opposes...
11 Jan 2018
Hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Wednesday launched a new drive to become the 51st US state, with the island's governor demanding an end to "second-class" treatment of its citizens.
30 Oct 2017
Puerto Rico is scrapping a deal with a tiny American firm that fell under intense scrutiny after it nabbed a lucrative contract to restore electricity to the storm-ravaged island, the head of its power authority said Sunday.
20 Oct 2017
As Puerto Rico grapples with the destruction wrought by Hurricane Maria, it boasts a pint-sized, in-your-face advocate in San Juan's mayor -- a woman feisty enough to lock horns with President Donald Trump.
19 Oct 2017
It's been a month since Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico and Samuel de Jesus still can't drive out of his isolated, blacked-out town.
19 Oct 2017
Trump moved quickly to dispute descriptions of his conversation with the pregnant widow of Sergeant La David Johnson, 25, who was one of four US service members killed in a jihadist ambush October 4.
19 Oct 2017
The devastation of parts of Texas, particularly Houston, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands by hurricane—- Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma sweeping furiously through America —- cannot be forgotten in a hurry.
7 Oct 2017
The song also marks a rare return to recording by Gloria Estefan, the Cuban American singer who helped bring Latin pop into the US mainstream with her group Miami Sound Machine.
7 Oct 2017
The electric carmaker's chief executive Elon Musk announced the news on Twitter, pushing back the launch of its semi-truck which had been set to be unveiled October 26 in California.

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