Thousands of Puerto Rican gathered on Wednesday in the capital of San Juan to demand the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossello, the second mass demonstration against the leader who is warming up this week. gray-haired to signal its dissatisfaction with the government-and chanting Rosselo's request to step down, protesters of any age group said they were tired of the corruption of the elected officials, as well as crippling austerity measures that reduced the necessary services through last years.
In the crowd attended pop star Ricky Martin and Regent artist Benito Martinez Occasio – known as Bad Bunny – and Residente.
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"Puerto Rico has suffered so much and we can no longer deal with the cynicism of these leaders, "Martin said in a video message published by nline. "Enough already, enough already."
Residente released an online song Wednesday, urging people to go to the streets at the height of the political crisis on island territory. breakfast, "he snatches out the song," Sharpening the Knives. Rage is the only political party that unites us. "
Hestega #RickyRenuncia, Spanish for Ricky Resign, is a Twitter trend during a protest Monday which attracted hundreds of the same cobbled streets in Old San Juan. Some police officers were injured and several people were arrested.
Government dissatisfaction came head this week after 889 pages of private conversation messages between Rosella and several other members of his administration were pulled out.
Some include death jokes suffered after Hurricane Maria
Two employees resigned after the scandal.
A few days before the announcement expired, several former officials – including the former secretary of education – and contractors were arrested as part of the FBI corruption investigation.
Carla Villaron said her children were forced to change schools when someone was jailed for budget cuts. She is upset when Roselo's former secretary was arrested and accused of running federal contracts with politically related contractors.