Puerto Rico

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A day after Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week following angry street protests, top officials from new leader Wanda Vázquez's own party were talking openly Thursday about their desire to see a fourth take over the position.

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez became Puerto Rico's new governor Wednesday, just the second woman to hold the office, after weeks of political turmoil and hours after the island's Supreme Court declared Pedro Pierluisi's swearing-in a week ago unconstitutional.

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — With just hours left before Puerto Rico's governor was expected to step down, his designated successor tried Friday to convince legislators to confirm him in a down-to-the-wire attempt to avoid political chaos and avert a potential constitutional crisis.

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Waving flags, chanting and banging pots and pans, tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans jammed a highway Monday to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló in a crisis triggered by a leak of offensive, obscenity-laden chat messages between him and his advisers.

The Conversation: Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Apr 4, 2018
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Legalizing Transient Rentals; Increasing Tobacco Restrictions; Blue Planet Energy in Puerto Rico

The Conversation: Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Dec 26, 2017
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Agriculture Travel Restrictions; Rebuilding Puerto Rico’s Grid; Humpback Whale Season Begins; Cesspool Hot Spots

The Conversation: Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Sep 28, 2017
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Jones Act Waiver; STEM in Space; Japanese Puppetry