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Embattled Puerto Rico governor may resign soon, media reports


Added 07-24-19 02:10:02am EST - “Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello may resign on Wednesday after 11...” - Reuters.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Reuters.com: “Embattled Puerto Rico governor may resign soon, media reports”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello may resign on Wednesday after 11 days of protests against his administration, local media reported, but some protesters warned his resignation would not end demonstrations.

His chief-of-staff resigned on Tuesday as prosecutors investigated a scandal in the administration that has fueled demands the Caribbean island’s leader step down.

Some protesters said the governor’s resignation would not end the demonstrations. If he does step down his replacement would likely be Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez, seen among protesters as sullied for her association with the governor.

“The first step is he has to quit, but that’s only the beginning,” said protester Marielie Hernández, 31.

“I’ll try to keep on fighting, even if I just end up feeling like I’m a crazy person screaming in the street. But that’s how I’ve felt up to now anyway”, said Alva.

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