Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico names new governor as uncertainty, protests continue

Pedro Pierluisi is next in line to be governor but the Senate must approve his appointment.

Puerto Rico names new governor as uncertainty, protests continue

United States

Puerto Rico crisis deepens ahead of governor's resignation

Hours before Ricardo Rossello is expected to leave office, Puerto Ricans still have no idea who will replace him.

Puerto Rico crisis deepens ahead of governor's resignation

Puerto Rico

Outgoing Puerto Rico governor nominates Pierluisi as successor

Pierluisi, a corporate lawyer, would be eligible only if Puerto Rican politicians approve his nomination on Thursday.

Outgoing Puerto Rico governor nominates Pierluisi as successor

Reporter's Notebook

Why is Monsanto in Puerto Rico?

Locals question why the agrochemical company has received huge tax breaks to grow GMO seeds in the US territory.

Why is Monsanto in Puerto Rico?

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico crisis: Wanda Vazquez doesn't want governor job

Justice secretary says she has no interest in position as political turmoil over the island's next leader deepens.

Puerto Rico crisis: Wanda Vazquez doesn't want governor job

US & Canada

Puerto Rico protests: Call for radical change remains

The governor’s mansion is now a place of celebration, where people come to take selfies and revel in the governor’s removal.

Puerto Rico protests: Call for radical change remains

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico: Governor's resignation sparks power struggle

Protesters vow to oppose current successor Secretary of Justice Wanda Vazquez, saying 'Wanda, you're next!'

Puerto Rico: Governor's resignation sparks power struggle

US & Canada

Puerto Rico: Celebrations continue after governor's resignation

Dancing in the streets of San Juan, celebrating what's being called a 'people's revolution'. For young Puerto Ricans, who spearheaded the marches, it's a momentous victory.

US & Canada

'Relief and joy' in Puerto Rico as governor announces resignation

Ricardo Rossello says he will step down on August 2 after two weeks of mass protests over obscenity-laced text messages.

'Relief and joy' in Puerto Rico as governor announces resignation

Puerto Rico

#RickyRenuncia: Puerto Rico's turning point?

Why Puerto Ricans say the #RickyRenuncia protests are about more than leaked sexist and homophobic messages.

#RickyRenuncia: Puerto Rico's turning point?

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico governor has not resigned, says spokesman

As protests enter 12th day, Ricardo Rossello's office rejects reports the governor had decided to step down.

Puerto Rico governor has not resigned, says spokesman

Latin America

Thousands of Puerto Ricans abroad return home to join protests

Many Puerto Rican Americans who live in the US are back on the island to demand the resignation of their governor.

Puerto Rico

Officials' mobile phones sought in Puerto Rico as crisis deepens

Judge issues warrants for phones of officials involved in obscenity-laden chat as protests continue into 11th day.

Officials' mobile phones sought in Puerto Rico as crisis deepens

Latin America

Puerto Rico protests: Calls for governor to resign

Puerto Ricans furious that Ricardo Rossello says he'll serve rest of term after messages mocking citizens leaked.

Puerto Rico

Hundreds of thousands demand Puerto Rico's governor resign

Puerto Ricans take to the streets for 10th consecutive day as calls for Governor Rossello's resignation grow.

Hundreds of thousands demand Puerto Rico's governor resign