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Puerto Rico: Unincorporated territory of the United States
Puerto Rico, officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea, approximately 1,000 miles (1,600 km) southeast of Miami, Florida.

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Puerto Rico justice secretary says she doesn't want to be governor

The woman in line to be the governor of Puerto Rico after Ricardo Rosselló steps down next week said on Sunday she does not want the job running the U.S. territory.
Reuters - Published

Power struggle ensues as Puerto Rico governor exits

The resignation of Puerto Rico's governor after mass protests has sparked a succession battle, and a Washington corporate lawyer not directly linked to the current, scandal-plagued administration could..
Reuters - Published

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Jamaica's Fraser-Pryce breaks Pan Am Games 200 metre record [Video]Jamaica's Fraser-Pryce breaks Pan Am Games 200 metre record

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce clocks 22.43 seconds to win gold in the 200 metre women's final and break a 40-year old Pan Am Games record

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:02Published

New Puerto Rico governor sworn in; 3rd in a week [Video]New Puerto Rico governor sworn in; 3rd in a week

Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's assumption of the office was..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

Supreme Court Clears The Way For Puerto Rico's New Governor Wanda Vazquez [Video]Supreme Court Clears The Way For Puerto Rico's New Governor Wanda Vazquez

Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday, August 7, Reuters reports. The U.S. territory’s supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi’s assumption of the office was..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Puerto Rico High Court Will Decide Legitimacy Of New Governor [Video]Puerto Rico High Court Will Decide Legitimacy Of New Governor

The future of Pedro Pierluisi as Puerto Rico’s governor will be up to the U.S. territory’s supreme court, says Reuters. The decision comes after the island’s Senate declined to vote on his..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

New Puerto Rico governor Pedro Pierluisi faces uncertainty amid calls for fresh leadership [Video]New Puerto Rico governor Pedro Pierluisi faces uncertainty amid calls for fresh leadership

Pedro Pierluisi, a former lawyer, freely admits that despite being sworn in the Senate may not ratify him on Wednesday.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:30Published

Puerto Rico Swears In New Governor [Video]Puerto Rico Swears In New Governor

Disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló has stepped down and Pedro Pierluisi has been sworn in. But Pierluisi said his term as governor might be short-lived because the U.S. territory’s..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Pierluisi sworn-in as next Puerto Rico governor: statement [Video]Pierluisi sworn-in as next Puerto Rico governor: statement

The Puerto Rico governor's office on Friday said the lawyer who formerly represented the bankrupt island in the U.S. Congress was sworn in to replace embattled Ricardo Rossello. Gavino Garay reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Exiting Puerto Rico Governor: Pierluisi Will Succeed After House Approval [Video]Exiting Puerto Rico Governor: Pierluisi Will Succeed After House Approval

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló on Friday said the lawyer who formerly represented the bankrupt island in the U.S. Congress will take over when he resigns..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Uncertainty raised over next Puerto Rico governor [Video]Uncertainty raised over next Puerto Rico governor

Puerto Rico's next governor remained up in the air on Thursday, just 24 hours before Governor Ricardo Rosselló was due to resign, as the U.S. territory's Senate pushed a vote on his successor to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nominates Successor After Stepping Down [Video]Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nominates Successor After Stepping Down

People took to the streets of Puerto Rico, demanding Governor Ricardo Rosselló step down. This came after the release of profane chat messages and federal corruption charges against two former..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Puerto Rico Governor Names Former U.S. Delegate As His Successor [Video]Puerto Rico Governor Names Former U.S. Delegate As His Successor

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló has named Pedro Pierluisi as his new secretary of state, says Reuters. Pierluisi is the island’s former representative in the U.S. Congress. Pierluisi will be..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Celebrations in Puerto Rico after governor's resignation [Video]Celebrations in Puerto Rico after governor's resignation

Puerto Ricans danced among the brightly coloured houses of San Juan on Thursday (July 25) after Governor Ricardo Rosselló capitulated to 12 days of protests and announced his resignation.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Puerto Ricans vow to continue protests [Video]Puerto Ricans vow to continue protests

Puerto Ricans celebrated after Governor Ricardo Rosselló capitulated to 12 days of protests and resigned, but many in the crowd warned they would reject the person in line to succeed him. Freddie..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

Puerto Rico Governor To Resign But Protesters Also Warn Successor [Video]Puerto Rico Governor To Resign But Protesters Also Warn Successor

Puerto Ricans danced on Thursday after Governor Ricardo Rosselló capitulated to 12 days of protests and resigned. However, Reuters reports many in the crowd warned they would reject the person in line..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Puerto Rico's Governor Steps Down After Protests Demand His Resignation [Video]Puerto Rico's Governor Steps Down After Protests Demand His Resignation

Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Roselló gave in to the demand of protestors and quit. This comes after profane chat messages from Roselló were revealed, causing massive protests. Roselló said: “I..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Puerto Rico governor resigns after mass protests [Video]Puerto Rico governor resigns after mass protests

After nearly two weeks of mass protests, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló says he will step down. Rosselló stirred anger in the U.S. territory after offensive chat messages between him and his..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:39Published

Puerto Rican governor Ricardo Rossello resigns after weeks of mass protests [Video]Puerto Rican governor Ricardo Rossello resigns after weeks of mass protests

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello released a video late on Wednesday (July 24) announcing his resignation after almost two weeks of protests calling for him to step down over a scandal involving..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

Puerto Rico governor may resign: reports [Video]Puerto Rico governor may resign: reports

system.scripts.Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló could step down on Wednesday after almost two weeks of protests against his administration, sparked by the publication of offensive chat messages..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:06Published

Thousands of Puerto Ricans abroad return home to join protests [Video]Thousands of Puerto Ricans abroad return home to join protests

Many Puerto Rican-Americans who live in the US are back in the island to demand the resignation of their governor.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:55Published

 

Governor resignation sparks power struggle in Puerto Rico

The resignation of Puerto Rico's governor after mass protests has sparked a succession battle, and the winner could be a Washington corporate lawyer not directly linked to his administration, which has..
Reuters - Published

Puerto Rico governor refuses to resign as island braces for big protest

Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over leaked chat..
Reuters - Published

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

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 violent protests demanding his resignation over vulgar chat messages.
Reuters - Published

Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnight.
Reuters - Published

Former Puerto Rico government officials arrested in corruption probe

Two former high-ranking Puerto Rico government officials were among six people arrested and charged with conspiracy and other crimes in connection with millions of dollars in federal education and..
Reuters - Published

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