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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Just Got Its Third Governor In One Week. She Might Not Stick Around.

A Supreme Court ruling handed power to former Secretary of Justice Wanda Vázquez, who would have been next-in-line in the first place.
Alex Lubben
8.8.19
Puerto Rico

#IShitontheIsland and "Bitch Cray Cray": 5 of the Grossest Chats in Puerto Rico’s Second Telegram Leak

Disgraced Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló was just hit with a new round of explosive leaked Telegram messages.
Victoria Leandra
8.1.19
Puerto Rico

The Guy Tapped to Become Puerto Rico's Next Governor Is "Throwing More Gasoline on the Fire"

Protesters don’t want Pedro Pierluisi in the governor's mansion.
Alex Lubben
8.1.19
food news

Burger King Manager Accepts Apology From Women Who Told Him to 'Go Back to Mexico'

Ricardo Castillo—who is Puerto Rican—not only forgave them, but also said he hoped someone would set up a GoFundMe for the women who berated him.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.30.19
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Is Facing Another Crisis: No One Knows Who's Going to Be Governor Next

“I have no interest in occupying the post of governor,” next-in-line Wanda Vázquez tweeted.
Alex Lubben
7.29.19
Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans Aren't Done Protesting. “La Junta” Is Why.

The resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló wasn't protesters' only demand.
Alex Lubben
7.25.19
Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans Celebrated Gov. Rosselló's Resignation with a Massive Street Party

Complete with honking car horns and fireworks.
David Gilbert
7.25.19
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s Governor Is Now Doing Some Soul-Searching After Reports He’d Resign Today

His resignation would come after almost two weeks of protests on the island, some of which turned violent
Alex Lubben
7.24.19
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican Officials Caught in That Sexist Group Chat Have to Turn Over Their Phones

A judge in Puerto Rico has issued search warrants for the phones on Monday.
Victoria Leandra
7.23.19
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s Governor Is Pissing Off the Island Even More

Protesters clashed with police, who used tear gas to disperse a crowd that threw bottles and rocks.
Alex Lubben
7.23.19
Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans Just Shut Down a Major Highway Because They're Not Kidding About #RickyRenuncia

The protesters stormed Puerto Rico Highway 18, also known as Expreso Las Américas, Monday morning as vehicles were still on the road.
Alex Lubben
Victoria Leandra
7.22.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

These Puerto Rican Women Have Had it With Rossello's Corruption and Lewd Texts

"We have no doubt we are making history."
Antonia Hylton
Ani Ucar
7.20.19
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