Puerto Ricans in California demanding the resignation of the governor of the island

Boricuas protests on the Walk of Fame, in Hollywood, The Angels, California. 20-7-2019. Photo VD / Milagro Orellana.
By Milagro Orellana

Puerto Rican community in Los Angeles, California, It manifested to demand the resignation of the governor of the island, Ricardo Roussillon.

Saturday's protests were held on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, where dozens of activists chanted in unison: “Out Ricky”.

Vanessa Medina, leader of the group “Westside Resist” It explains how the community has come together against the current political situation in Puerto Rico.

The Angels, California. 20-7-2019. Photo VD / Milagro Orellana.

these protests, which extend throughout the United States, then they emerged that were made public “chats” between the governor and cabinet members, including homophobic comments, machista, and insults and jokes about the dead by Hurricane Maria 2017.

Filtration of this information was given last week, which it provoked an institutional crisis. Although Gov. Rossello apologized, the wave of demonstrations continues even outside the island.

The Angels, California. 20-7-2019. Photo VD / Milagro Orellana.
The Angels, California. 20-7-2019. Photo VD / Milagro Orellana.