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Puerto Rico has new governor, but his stay may be short

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SAN JUAN (HeadlineNews) – The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer

Puerto Rico governor says will not seek re-election, but refuses to resign over chats

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(HeadlineNews) – Puerto Rico’s governor said on Sunday he would not seek re-election next year but refused to step down after nine days of sometimes
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U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island

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(HeadlineNews) – Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico’s governor step down over offensive chat messages, as thousands on the
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Riding horses and banging drums, Puerto Ricans demand that governor quit

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(HeadlineNews) – Thousands of Puerto Ricans, led by protesters on horseback with some banging drums and singing, marched on the governor’s residence on Friday demanding
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Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests

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SAN JUAN (HeadlineNews) – Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned
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Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor

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(This story has been corrected to fix a typo in final paragraph.) By Luis Valentin Ortiz SAN JUAN (HeadlineNews) – Two of Puerto Rico’s top
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U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding

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(HeadlineNews) – A bill that would substantially boost federal Medicaid funding for Puerto Rico advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers
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Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims

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(HeadlineNews) – Puerto Rico’s federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide “a framework for
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Republican lawmaker again blocks disaster aid bill

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday again blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters,
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Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump

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