Puerto Rico’s new governor is attempting to combat political unrest on the island with a renewed push for policy reform. After touring an elementary school Monday, Wanda Vazquez said one of her administration’s top priorities is evaluating all government contracts to ensure transparency.
Puerto Rico’s Senate president appears to be making good on his vow to challenge the legitimacy of the territory’s new governor. Late Sunday, Thomas Rivera Schatz filed a lawsuit accusing Pedro Pierluisi of illegally taking office.
The confirmation of Puerto Rico’s’ new governor hits a delay, following a wave of infighting between top legislators.
Protests continue in Puerto Rico as citizens rally against outgoing governor Ricardo Rossello’s appointed successor.
Demonstrations continue in Puerto Rico as controversy swirls over the U.S. territory’s governor. Protests carried into Wednesday and Thursday night with thousands calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosello.