|Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vasquez suspending contract to rebuild power grid|
Added: 12.08.2019 16:29 | 8 views | 0 comments
Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez has suspended a major contract to rebuild the island's power grid. This comes as members of the New Progressive Party are advocating for another change in the governorship. "In The Thick" podcast co-host Julio Ricardo Varela joined CBSN to discuss the latest and why protests have died down since Ricardo Rosselló's resignation.
|Puerto Rico Supreme Court Says Pierluisi Unconstitutionally Sworn In As New Governor|
Added: 07.08.2019 21:44 | 7 views | 0 comments
Puerto Rico's Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday that Pedro Pierluisi was unconstitutionally sworn in as governor last Friday and he had to resign by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, according to The Huffington Post. Judge Rafael Martinez Torres said a 2005 legislative amendment to the law of succession which allows only one chamber of Puerto Rico's Congress to unilaterally approve the secretary of state becoming governor violates the constitution. The court's decision cannot be appealed and is expected to bring a new wave of protests similar to those which brought down former Gov. Ricardo Rossello since Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez is next in line to become governor. Rossello resigned last...
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