Thousands have assembled at the capitol calling for the resignation of governor Ricardo Rossello who is a member of the democrat wing knon as the New Progressive Party (Partido Nuevo Progresista / PNP) and is accused of making denigrating comments against the lbgt community. But after intense meetings with party leadership, who no longer support the governor, Rossello had announced that, after self reflection, he will not be stepping down.
But the turmoil runs much deeper than that.
According to a well known local newspaper (El Nuevo Dia) as well as FNC:
The FBI arrested former education secretary Julia Keleher, former Puerto Rico Health Insurance Administration head Ángela Ávila-Marrero; businessmen Fernando Scherrer-Caillet and Alberto Velázquez-Piñol, and education contractors Glenda E. Ponce-Mendoza and Mayra Ponce-Mendoza, who are sisters, on fraud and related charges.
“It was alleged that the defendants engaged in a public corruption campaign and profited at the expense of the Puerto Rican citizens and students," [*]
"Hurricane Maria brought us pain...", said an angry protestor. I'd say that the corruption caused by the "six" was/is much more painful. And many wonder where did the Hurricane Maria $$$ go. I never did.