Puerto Rico

Fed-up Puerto Ricans March Demanding Governor Ricardo Rosselló Resign

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Accompanied by some of Puerto Rico’s most famous performers, thousands of people marched to the governor’s residence in San Juan on Wednesday chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign after the leak of online chats that show him making misogynistic slurs and mocking his constituents.

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Red Sox Manager Alex Cora to Miss White House Visit: ‘I Don’t Feel Comfortable’

Red Sox manager Alex Cora has decided he will not attend his team’s scheduled White House visit to celebrate their 2018 World Series title. After taking several months to think about it, the BoSox skipper and Puerto Rican native says that he doesn’t feel “comfortable” making the trip after the way the Trump Administration handled hurricane relief to his native island.

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Brooks: Trump’s Puerto Rico Comments ‘Almost Pathological’

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks criticized President Trump for his comments on the death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria as “a lie where you render nearly 3,000 Americans invisible,” and “almost pathological.” Brooks said, “It

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Cong. Hisp. Caucus Chair Rejects WH Hispanic Heritage Month Invitation

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) on Thursday evening declined President Donald Trump’s invitation to attend a Hispanic Heritage Month reception at the White House, claiming Trump has lied about Puerto Rico’s death toll after Hurricane Maria and “demonized and dehumanized the Hispanic community.”

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 18: Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) speaks at a press conference calling for the passage of the Dream Act at the U.S. Capitol January 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. Without legislative action thousands of recipients of the Dream Act will be at risk of deportation. (Photo …