Puerto Rico’s prayers have been answered!
Residents of Puerto Rico are overfilled with joy after Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said he would resign from office.
This happened just weeks after the public outcry and protests over a scandal involving leaked private chats as well as corruption investigations and arrests.
Subsequently, his decision Wednesday marked the first-ever resignation of a Puerto Rico governor.
Above all, there were leaked conversations of nearly 900 pages of vulgar messages between him and his advisers.
It reportedly had homophobic, misogynistic and sexist comments against opponents and critics and mocking victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Rosselló said his resignation would be effective on Aug. 2 at 5:00 p.m.
However, the Secretary of Justice Wanda Vázquez is next in the line, and Mr. Rosselló said she would replace him.
Yes! We love a woman in office!
In Short, he said he would help facilitate an orderly transition. In addition, Rosselló addressed the island Wednesday night in a Facebook Live video.
“The demands have been overwhelming and I’ve received them with highest degree of humility.”
“I gave the maximum, dedicating day and night, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of my people,” Mr. Rosselló said. “I feel that to continue in this position presents difficulty for the success that we have achieved to endure.”
Moreover, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló was elected in 2016. Promising to dig Puerto Rico out of a mountain of bond debt and pension obligations and to reverse a decade of economic contraction.
Meanwhile, his promises remained unsolved.
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