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Puerto Rico Governor Insists He Will Not Resign After Tumultuous Protests
Puerto Rico Protests: 3 Numbers Explain the Political Turmoil
‘Too Many Years of Putting Up and Holding Back’: Puerto Ricans Say They’ve Had Enough
Sharpening the Knives: Musicians Join the Protests in Puerto Rico
The Political Crisis in Puerto Rico
What Is Behind the Protests in Puerto Rico?
Unrest in Puerto Rico: What’s Going On?
What Is Behind the Protests in Puerto Rico?
Defying Protests, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló of Puerto Rico Says He Will Stay On
Puerto Rico Has Faced Decades of Economic Problems. How Has It Affected You?
Puerto Rico Protests Against Governor Grow
Los rostros de las protestas en Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico: new protests loom against governor’s sexist and homophobic texts
Lin-Manuel Miranda joins diaspora protests against Puerto Rico governor
Puerto Rico police clash with protesters against governor’s sexist texts
Clashes in Puerto Rico during protest against governor Ricardo Rosselló – video
Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures
Puerto Rico: top figures in governor’s own party urge him to resign
‘Ricky, resign!’ Puerto Rico’s famous musicians lend voice to surging protesters
Puerto Rico: Ricardo Rosselló resigns as party president over text messages
Puerto Rico protesters to block highway as governor remains defiant
Puerto Rico police fire teargas at protesters demanding governor’s resignation – video
Two Thirds of Americans Want Statehood for Puerto Rico
Presidential Candidates on Puerto Rico Statehood
What Do Polls Tell Us about Puerto Rico Status?
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Saved Stories
Puerto Rico Governor Insists He Will Not Resign After Tumultuous Protests
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:13:22 -0400

Puerto Rico’s embattled governor, Ricardo Rosselló, acknowledged widespread public anger but said he would “keep working for the people.”
Puerto Rico Protests: 3 Numbers Explain the Political Turmoil
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:12:41 -0400

Protesters have been filling the streets of San Juan, Puerto Rico, calling for Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló to resign. Here are the reasons fueling their anger.
‘Too Many Years of Putting Up and Holding Back’: Puerto Ricans Say They’ve Had Enough
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:12:28 -0400

Puerto Rico’s capital has seen days of protests demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló. But the anger goes well beyond the governor.
Sharpening the Knives: Musicians Join the Protests in Puerto Rico
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:12:03 -0400

Puerto Rican artists from Ricky Martin to Bad Bunny joined the protests this week against Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló.
The Political Crisis in Puerto Rico
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:11:36 -0400

A leaked group chat involving the governor set off protests demanding his resignation. The outcry has brought the island to a crossroads.
What Is Behind the Protests in Puerto Rico?
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:11:23 -0400

Here is what you need to know about the eruption of street protests and popular anger at Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló and his administration.
Unrest in Puerto Rico: What’s Going On?
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:10:56 -0400

Here is what you need to know about the eruption of street protests and popular anger at Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló and his administration.
What Is Behind the Protests in Puerto Rico?
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:10:28 -0400

Here is what you need to know about the eruption of street protests and popular anger at Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló and his administration.
Defying Protests, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló of Puerto Rico Says He Will Stay On
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:10:15 -0400

Saying “I have made mistakes, and I have apologized,” the governor said he would not seek re-election and would give up the leadership of his party, but would not resign. step down.
Puerto Rico Has Faced Decades of Economic Problems. How Has It Affected You?
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:09:49 -0400

We want to hear from those living in Puerto Rico on how corruption and cutbacks in public services have affected you or your family.
Puerto Rico Protests Against Governor Grow
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:09:24 -0400

Tens of thousands of protesters are out in Puerto Rico, calling for Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation.
Los rostros de las protestas en Puerto Rico
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:09:09 -0400

Los puertorriqueños que se manifestaron en una avenida de San Juan este 22 de julio hablaron de qué los llevó a protestar contra el gobernador.
Puerto Rico: new protests loom against governor’s sexist and homophobic texts
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:08:29 -0400

  • Ricardo Rosselló resisting calls to resign over leaked messages
  • Tens of thousands to take to streets of San Juan
Puerto Rico is bracing for large demonstrations in the capital city of San Juan on Wednesday evening as the scandal engulfing the US territory’s local administration continues to deepen and the embattled governor, Ricardo Rosselló, vows to hold on to power despite waning support.
Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets later today following protests earlier in the week that were dispersed with teargas and rubber bullets. In anticipation of potential unrest the cruise line company Royal Caribbean suspended a daily stop at the island “to ensure the safety and security of our guests and crew”.
Lin-Manuel Miranda joins diaspora protests against Puerto Rico governor
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:08:15 -0400

Governor Ricardo Rosselló has been embroiled in scandal after leak of derogatory private messages between him and his cabinet
Protests calling for the resignation of the Puerto Rican governor, Ricardo Rosselló, have spread from the streets of San Juan to cities across the United States.
As mass protests escalate on the island, the Puerto Rican diaspora in cities like Miami, Chicago, Washington DC, and Seattle have come out in droves to pressure the governor into leaving his post.
Puerto Rico police clash with protesters against governor’s sexist texts
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:07:59 -0400

Teargas and rubber bullets used to disperse
demonstration urging Ricardo Rosselló to quit
huge demonstration following leak of Ricardo Rosselló sexist slurs
Thousands of protesters in Puerto Rico have clashed with riot police, as volleys of teargas and rubber bullets were used to disperse a mostly peaceful protest that descended into chaos just yards from the governor’s residence in San Juan.
The capital has seen days of sustained protest following a leak of hundreds of pages of text messages, many including homophobic and misogynistic slurs, between the Puerto Rico governor, Ricardo Rosselló, and 11 members of his inner circle. A number of people in Rosselló’s administration have quit after the leak, but the governor has refused to tender his resignation despite continuing violence on the streets.

There are still thousands of protesters out on the streets of Old San Juan, opposite the governor’s mansion. The atmosphere remains jubilant. pic.twitter.com/qDr2QP1VqM
Down on the street now, it’s still 28C and intensely humid. No sign of the crowd numbers dropping off at all.
Some of the walls are graffitied with the number 4,645 the estimated number of people who died as a result of hurricane Maria, according a Harvard study. pic.twitter.com/KcLuFBDZVF
Clashes in Puerto Rico during protest against governor Ricardo Rosselló – video
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:07:46 -0400

Demonstrations against the governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, turned violent again on Wednesday. Police fired teargas as protesters lit fires and threw rocks. The demonstrations were triggered by leaked homophobic and misogynistic messages between Rosselló and his closest allies
Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:07:32 -0400

Photographer Angel Valentin accompanied our reporter Oliver Laughland to capture the growing protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricky Rosselló. The street demonstrations have been sparked by leaked text messages showing the US territory’s top official using misogynistic and homophobic slurs with members of his circle. The scandal focused widespread discontent about alleged corruption under Rosselló’s administration
Puerto Rico: top figures in governor’s own party urge him to resign
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:07:18 -0400

  • Ricardo Rosselló under pressure over abusive chat messages
  • New big protest planned outside mansion on Friday night
Support for Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló, continued to plunge on Friday, as senior figures in his New Progressive party called for his resignation and demonstrators returned to the streets of San Juan.
‘Ricky, resign!’ Puerto Rico’s famous musicians lend voice to surging protesters
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:07:05 -0400

Young artistssuch as Bad Bunny and iLe have emerged as figureheads in the largest protests in the island’s history
On Wednesday afternoon, as 100,000 Puerto Ricans lined the grounds of the capitol, crowds surged in anticipation, snapping thin reels of yellow string designed to separate them from a makeshift speakers’ platform.
I’ve been waiting for so long for a massive awakening in Puerto Rico and I think we’re doing that right now
For us, artists, athletes, even beauty queens have become a symbol of pride
Puerto Rico: Ricardo Rosselló resigns as party president over text messages
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:06:51 -0400

  • Embattled leader stops short of resigning as governor
  • Protesters had set Sunday evening deadline for his departure
Puerto Rico’s embattled governor Ricardo Rosselló has announced that he will resign as president of the ruling New Progressive party and will not contest next year’s gubernatorial election, but has stopped short of resigning as governor of the US territory.
The announcement, made via Facebook live, follows 10 days of mass protests over a text message scandal that prompted senior members of his own party and representatives in Washington to withdraw their support.
More details soon…
Puerto Rico protesters to block highway as governor remains defiant
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:06:37 -0400

Mass demonstrations resume in the US island territory demanding Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation following abusive text messages
Puerto Rico is braced for more massive protests as the US territory’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló, clings to power despite resigning as president of the ruling New Progressive Party on Sunday and announcing he will not run for re-election next year.
Hundreds of thousands will take part in a general strike across the island on Monday as protesters plan to flood one of the island’s busiest highways. Demonstrations demanding Rosselló’s resignation have gripped the island since hundreds of pages of leaked text messages between the governor and 11 members of his inner circle were published on 13 July.
Puerto Rico police fire teargas at protesters demanding governor’s resignation – video
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:06:10 -0400

Police in San Juan fired teargas on Monday to disperse thousands of protesters calling on Puerto Rico’s governor Ricardo Rosselló to quit over leaked homophobic and misogynistic chats with his closest allies. The messages also included homophobic ridicule of singer Ricky Martin, who joined the 100,000-strong protest
Two Thirds of Americans Want Statehood for Puerto Rico
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:05:11 -0400

Gallup has released a new poll on Americans’ opinions on Puerto Rico statehood. The message is very clear: 66% of Americans favor statehood for Puerto Rico.
Gallup has been asking this question for years. In 1963, 65% of Americans favored statehood for Puerto Rico, and this has been the majority position ever since.
Some groups of Americans are stronger supporters than others. Notably, 80% of people ages 18 to 29 support Puerto Rico statehood, indicating that statehood support on the mainland is poised to grow in the future.
In addition, Gallup found that 74% of nonwhites are in favor of statehood, as are 63% of whites.
Among Democrats, 83% said they support statehood for Puerto Rico.  Republicans answering the Gallup poll were split 45% for and 48% against.  In its narrative, Gallup explains that “Just before Gallup put this latest poll into the field, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that admitting Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., as U.S. states would amount to ‘full-bore socialism’.”
In fact, McConnell’s “full-bore socialism” comment referred to several Democratic political positions and not necessarily to statehood. McConnell has previously claimed that House Democrats have a socialist agenda.
Second, Gallup mentioned that President’s Trump said he was an “absolute no” on statehood for Puerto Rico. However, the context makes a big difference to that claim as well.
The remark in question was from an interview with Geraldo Rivera, in which Trump said, “I will tell you this, with the mayor of San Juan as bad as she is, and as incompetent as she is, Puerto Rico shouldn’t be talking about statehood until they get some people that really know what they’re doing… And if you have good leadership, Geraldo, that certainly could be something they talk about. But with people like that involved in Puerto Rico, I would be an absolute no.”
Taken in its entirety, the “absolute no” appears to be related to President Trump’s feud with Carmen Yulín Cruz, the Mayor of San Juan. The president might have a very different opinion on statehood for Puerto Rico with different leadership on the Island.
In fact, Mr. Trump has made just one official statement on Puerto Rico, which he issued as a candidate. “There are 3.7 million American citizens living in Puerto Rico,” begins the statement, “[a]s citizens, they should be entitled to determine for themselves their political status.”
Republicans, including Republican presidents, have long supported statehood for Puerto Rico. The current Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, the territory’s only representative in the U.S. Congress, is herself a Republican, as Puerto Rico’s Senate President Thomas Rivera Schatz and Speaker of the House Carlos Johnny Méndez.
Gallup concludes: “Puerto Rico’s status has been debated for decades both among Puerto Ricans themselves and mainland Americans, who haven’t seen a new state admitted in 60 years. What Puerto Rico shares with the 49th and 50th states is that Americans have repeatedly expressed support for its statehood over time, as was the case when Gallup polled on the prospect of admitting Alaska and Hawaii in the 1940s and ’50s.”
Presidential Candidates on Puerto Rico Statehood
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:04:44 -0400

The first round of the Democratic primary debates
is
are
 over and candidates had the opportunity to outline their platforms and voice their policy priorities to the nation, but Puerto Rico’s status as a U.S. territory and plans and hopes for the future has not yet entered the discussion.
While popular issues relating to the economy, healthcare and climate change pose significant importance to Puerto Rico, the debate over the island’s political status continues to define its policy objectives and political affiliations.
Of the 22 Democratic candidates, there are two primary
positions:
positions
 those who are pro-statehood and those who are noncommittal.  Candidates in the non-committal camp tend to claim that they are waiting for greater clarity for Puerto Ricans about their preference, not recognizing the many plebiscites held over the years that demonstrated support for statehood, the clear rejection of the status quo, and general confusion over a “Commonwealth” option that many in Puerto Rico have sought to include on plebiscite ballots despite their widespread rejection by federal officials due to Constitutionaland other reasons.

Pro-Statehood:

Governor Jay Inslee (WA) – I’ve always supported statehood for Puerto Rico and DC. People have got to have representation.”
Former Representative Beto O’Rourke (TX) – “They are fellow citizens. The only way I see for ourselves to solve the problem of a second class status for the citizens of Puerto Rico is to ensure that they are a state, (that) they have two senators who can vote and fight each day for their rights and protections.”
Entrepreneur Andrew Yang (NY) – “Puerto Rico should be a state–they function as one right now without the political rights and bankruptcy protection. We must not only offer them political equality, but help them rebuild their economy and infrastructure–it will take time but that’s what Americans do.”
Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam (FL) – “The people of Puerto Rico have overwhelmingly voted to become a state. There is no good reason for them to continue to be treated as second-class citizens.”
Representative Seth Moulton (MA) – Moulton’s campaign website calls for “giving all Americans representation by granting statehood to Puerto Rico and D.C.”
Representative Tulsi Gabbard (HI) – In 2015, Rep. Gabbard cosponsored H.R. 727, Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Process Act, but she has made no public statements on the issue.
Representative Tim Ryan (OH) – In 2015, Rep. Ryan cosponsored H.R. 727, Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Process Act, but he has made no public statements on the issue.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (NY), Former Representative John Delaney (MD) andSpiritual Author Marianne Williamson (TX) – All three candidates support statehood for Puerto Rico, according to the Washington Post.

Waiting for a Stronger Expression of  Support from Puerto Rico before Endorsing Statehood:

Senator Bernie Sanders (VT) – “There must be a U.S. congressionally-sanctioned and binding referendum where the Puerto Rican people would be able to decide on whether to become a state, an independent country, or to reform the current Commonwealth agreement. This issue should be decided by the Puerto Rican people.”
Senator Elizabeth Warren (MA) – “Whatever Puerto Rico decides to do, we respect the will of the Puerto Rican people to determine what is to their own best advantage, tax status, etc. If Puerto Rico favors U.S. statehood, we, as American citizens, would happily welcome Puerto Rico as the 51st state, with open arms and open hearts.”
Governor Steve Bullock (MT) – “This decision should be left to Puerto Ricans to decide,” Bullock told The Post. “I support the right of Puerto Rico’s residents to decide for themselves their future relationship with the United States.”
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (IN) – “If they want it.”
Former Secretary of Housing Julian Castro (TX) – “Our nation succeeds when more Americans can participate in democracy. Important first steps: Eliminate Electoral College…DC statehood & self-determination for Puerto Rico.”
Senators Michael Bennet (CO), Cory Booker (NJ), Kirsten Gillibrand (NY), Amy Klobuchar (MN) andFormer Governor John Hickenlooper (CO) – They all support allowing Puerto Ricans to choose whether they want to join the union, according to the Washington Post.
Former Vice President Joe Biden (DE) – “I have always found Puerto Rico’s current political status as something very bizarre. My word of advice to you, and all Puerto Ricans, is that you continue to fight hard until you reach your goal of equality, and we shall act.”
SenatorKamala Harris (CA) has not revealed a position on statehood for Puerto Rico.
What Do Polls Tell Us about Puerto Rico Status?
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:04:27 -0400

Gallup released a poll of Americans across the nation last week showing that nearly two thirds of respondents support statehood for Puerto Rico. Their findings confirm a trend seen in other polls. Stateside Americans are ready for the 51st state — and they want Puerto Rico in that spot.
What about Puerto Ricans? Three 2019 polls canvassed the population on the Island, in New York, and in Florida, the state with the largest Puerto Rican population.

Puerto Rican voters in Florida

As initially reported in Politico, 81% of Florida voters of Puerto Rican heritage favored statehood for Puerto Rico in an April 2019 poll, compared with 12% who said they did not support statehood.
83% said the issue was very important to them in the context of their 2020 votes. Only 3% said it was not important at all. 85% said that Congress should take action on the results of a Yes/No vote on statehood in Puerto Rico, such as the votes that Hawaii and Alaska held before they became States.
Asked about the reasons Puerto Rico is currently suffering an economic crisis, 57% agreed with this statement:
Puerto Rico’s status as a Commonwealth and not a U.S. State is the underlying cause for the Island’s current crisis and living conditions.
66% agreed with this statement:
The current crisis in Puerto Rico is the culmination of decades of Congressional neglect. Congress has never offered Puerto Ricans the same rights or opportunities to succeed as other citizens.
71% agreed with this statement:
Corruption and incompetence of all Puerto Rican governments is to blame for the current crisis in Puerto Rico.
While respondents identified themselves as both Democrats and Republicans, almost half said they were not committed to either party.

Puerto Rican voters in New York

As first reported in a May 22 Politico New York story by Sally Goldenberg (“Puerto Ricans in New York overwhelmingly support Statehood, New Poll Finds”), two thirds of New York voters of Puerto Rican heritage favored statehood while 24% were opposed.
Support for statehood was strong across party lines: 65% of Democrats, 78% of
Republicans, and 67% of Independent Puerto Rican voters back U.S. statehood for Puerto Rico.
Respondents strongly supported a Yes/No vote on political status on the Island, and 75% would support statehood if Puerto Rico voters once again choose statehood.
Like Florida’s Puerto Rican voters, those in New York also consider 2020 candidates’ views on Puerto Rico important when they think about their vote. 70% said they would be more likely to support a candidate who aggressively works toward statehood for Puerto Rico.
“Puerto Ricans on the mainland want statehood, are ready to hold an election, and think Congress should respect the outcome and the will of the voters on the Island,” researchers concluded.

Puerto Rico voters

A July 14 survey held in Puerto Rico found that 61% of respondents favor statehood, and 71% identified the status question as “extremely” or “very” important, compared with just 4% who said it was not important at all.
Other issues were identified as important by respondents as well:
  • 91% said that keeping U.S. citizenship is important to them.
  • 94% said that equal treatment by the federal government is important. 82% believe that the government does not currently treat Puerto Rico equally.
Respondents also identified problems they felt would be improved by statehood.
  • 60% thought statehood would help with political corruption.
  • 71% thought it would help create jobs.
  • 69% believe it would improve the economy.
  • 64% expect it would help with crime and drug abuse.
  • 74% believe education would be improved.
  • 69% thought statehood would improve power and water.
  • 50% thought it would keep taxes down.
  • 68% felt statehood would create a better future for Puerto Rico.
  • 71% thought disaster recovery would be easier under statehood.
  • 66% believe it would improve government support for families.
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Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:23:30 -0400

Strenght in Numbers! #PuertoRico pic.twitter.com/zogwq4fdr9


Posted byyuceturk_e on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 3:22pm
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mikenov on Twitter: RT @NTexasRealtor4u: This is what a manifestation looks like in my 35X100 #PuertoRico #RickyRenuncia twitter.com/valeriacollazo…
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:10:31 -0400

This is what a manifestation looks like in my 35X100 #PuertoRico #RickyRenuncia twitter.com/valeriacollazo…
Manifestación en la Plaza del Quinto Centenario. #PuertoRico pic.twitter.com/IiteOtZOww

Posted by ValeriaCollazoC on Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 10:49pm
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Posted by NTexasRealtor4u on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 3:07pm
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mikenov on Twitter: RT @LLERO_ONLINE: A quick overview of what happened yesterday in Puerto Rico. ow.ly/Jebe50v9bQJ via @thehill #puertorico #rickyre…
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:10:19 -0400

A quick overview of what happened yesterday in Puerto Rico.
via @thehill
#puertorico #rickyrenuncia

Posted by LLERO_ONLINE on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 3:08pm
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mikenov on Twitter: RT @morales_photos: Buen dia gente #puertorico #RickyRenunciaYa #RickyRenuncia #borinquen #photography #protestas #boricuasenorlando #boric…
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:10:11 -0400

Buen dia gente #puertorico #RickyRenunciaYa #RickyRenuncia #borinquen #photography #protestas #boricuasenorlando #boricuas #photo #puertoricanflag pic.twitter.com/T1Mj7W6MiU


Posted by morales_photos on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 3:08pm
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mikenov on Twitter: RT @ASchneider_HPM: ‘The People Can’t Take It Anymore’: #PuertoRico Erupts in a Day of Protests nyti.ms/2JV5x8c
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:10:04 -0400

‘The People Can’t Take It Anymore’: #PuertoRico Erupts in a Day of Protests nyti.ms/2JV5x8c

Posted by ASchneider_HPM on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 3:09pm
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mikenov on Twitter: Jenniffer González pide a Rosselló que renuncie al PNP @PrimeraHora fw.to/cY9X2XL
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:05:26 -0400

Jenniffer González pide a Rosselló que renuncie al PNP @PrimeraHora fw.to/cY9X2XL

Posted by mikenov on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 3:05pm
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mikenov on Twitter: RT @annesdy: #PuertoRicoNews elnuevodia.com/negocios/empre…
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:00:52 -0400


Posted by annesdy on Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 1:14pm
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mikenov on Twitter: RT @annesdy: #PuertoRicoNews primerahora.com/noticias/gobie…
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:00:18 -0400


Posted by annesdy on Thursday, July 18th, 2019 12:20pm
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mikenov on Twitter: RT @annesdy: #PuertoRicoNews wapa.tv/noticias/local…
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:59:52 -0400

#PuertoRicoNews wapa.tv/noticias/local…

Posted by annesdy on Thursday, July 18th, 2019 3:47pm
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mikenov on Twitter: RT @annesdy: #PuertoRicoNews elnuevodia.com/noticias/eeuu/…
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:59:34 -0400


Posted by annesdy on Thursday, July 18th, 2019 5:41pm
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mikenov on Twitter: RT @annesdy: #PuertoRicoNews primerahora.com/noticias/gobie…
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:54:01 -0400


Posted by annesdy on Friday, July 19th, 2019 3:20pm
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mikenov on Twitter: RT @annesdy: #PuertoRicoNews primerahora.com/noticias/gobie…
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:53:48 -0400


Posted by annesdy on Friday, July 19th, 2019 7:03pm
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Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:53:27 -0400

mikenov on Twitter: RT @SeaShepherdPaul: #PuertoRicoNews: ‘ 400,000 Puerto Ricans Flood Streets To Demand Governor Resign Immediately ‘ | @UnleashMind | ”The…
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:53:04 -0400

#PuertoRicoNews:
‘ 400,000 Puerto Ricans Flood Streets To Demand Governor Resign Immediately ‘ | @UnleashMind | ”The People Have Spoken”. Hours After Gov. Ricardo Rosselló Resisted Calls To Step Down Over Messages Mocking Victims..▼


Posted bySeaShepherdPaul on Monday, July 22nd, 2019 10:10pm
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mikenov on Twitter: RT @annesdy: #PuertoRicoNews #RickyRenuncia metro.pr/pr/noticias/20…
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:42:04 -0400

#PuertoRicoNews #RickyRenuncia metro.pr/pr/noticias/20…

Posted by annesdy on Thursday, July 18th, 2019 9:14pm
Retweeted by mikenov on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 2:42pm
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mikenov on Twitter: Puerto Rico News Jibaros: Go home and take all these pennies that Trump threw to you and your leaders, as the payment for these “demonstrations”! prnewslinks.blogspot.com/2019/07/925-am… #PuertoRicoNews #PuertoRico #Rico #News #Jibar
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:36:05 -0400

Puerto Rico News
Jibaros: Go home and take all these pennies that Trump threw to you and your leaders, as the payment for these “demonstrations”!
#PuertoRicoNews
#PuertoRico
#Rico #News
#Jibaro #News: #Extra #Issue
#JibaroNews: #ExtraIssue
#Trump


Posted by mikenov on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 2:36pm
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mikenov on Twitter: Puerto Rico News Jibaros: Go home and take all these pennies that Trump threw to you and your leaders, as the payment for these “demonstrations”! prnewslinks.blogspot.com/2019/07/925-am… #PuertoRicoNews #PuertoRico #Rico #News #Jibar
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:35:40 -0400

Puerto Rico News
Jibaros: Go home and take all these pennies that Trump threw to you and your leaders, as the payment for these “demonstrations”!
#PuertoRicoNews
#PuertoRico
#Rico #News
#Jibaro #News: #Extra #Issue
#JibaroNews: #ExtraIssue
#Trump


Posted bymikenov on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 2:35pm
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mikenov on Twitter: Puerto Rico News Jibaros: Go home and take all these pennies that Trump threw to you and your leaders, as the payment for these “demonstrations”! prnewslinks.blogspot.com/2019/07/925-am… #PuertoRicoNews #PuertoRico #Rico #News #Jibar
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:35:01 -0400

Puerto Rico News
Jibaros: Go home and take all these pennies that Trump threw to you and your leaders, as the payment for these “demonstrations”!
#PuertoRicoNews
#PuertoRico
#Rico #News
#Jibaro #News: #Extra #Issue
#JibaroNews: #ExtraIssue
#Trump


Posted by mikenov on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 2:35pm
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mikenov on Twitter: Puerto Rico News Jibaros: Go home and take all these pennies that Trump threw to you and your leaders, as the payment for these “demonstrations”! prnewslinks.blogspot.com/2019/07/925-am… #PuertoRicoNews #PuertoRico #Rico #News #Jibar
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:34:34 -0400

Puerto Rico News
Jibaros: Go home and take all these pennies that Trump threw to you and your leaders, as the payment for these “demonstrations”!
#PuertoRicoNews
#PuertoRico
#Rico #News
#Jibaro #News: #Extra #Issue
#JibaroNews: #ExtraIssue
#Trump


Posted by mikenov on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 2:34pm
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