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Puerto Rico House confirms Pierluisi as secretary of state
The House voted 26-21, with one abstention, to confirm Rosselló's nominee and potential successor. The legislature, which is controlled by Pierluisi's New Progressive Party, erupted into cheers when the deciding vote was cast. But Pierluisi's fate remains unclear.  ... However, the issue of who is rightfully governor is almost certain to go to court.
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"People are disgusted with the government in general, not just Ricardo Rosselló, everyone," said Janeline Avila, 24, who recently received her degree in biotechnology.

Take a number, laddie!



Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Aug 2nd, 2019 at 09:20:03 PM EST
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Puerto Ricans await court decision on potential new governor
"The court gave all parties until Tuesday at noon to file all necessary paperwork, noting that no extensions will be awarded."

Meanwhile in Hong Kong ...
A day of striking sows chaos across Hong Kong
and the ironies burn brighter

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Mon Aug 5th, 2019 at 07:34:40 PM EST
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