Puerto Rico's largest newspaper, El Nuevo Dia, called on Rossello to resign in an editorial published on Monday. The organizers sent the photo of the rally pictured above.
Two cruise ships that were due to stop in San Juan yesterday chose to give Puerto Rico's charismatic capital a wide berth, as mass protests calling for the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló continued.
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Rossello is facing a full-blown political crisis over the chat scandal and corruption cases involving money that was supposed to help victims of Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico in 2017 and killed almost 3,000 people.
Trump said Congress has given Puerto Rico billions to recover from the hurricane and complained it's "in the hands of incompetent people and very corrupt people".
Opposing Rossello are a raft of Puerto Rican celebrities ranging from singer Ricky Martin and rapper Bad Bunny to "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.
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But the exiled Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader maintains that he only wants a greater degree of autonomy for the region. China has long called the Dalai Lama a unsafe separatist.
Rosselló, a Democrat, made the announcement that he would not run in a Facebook video on Sunday, but added that he was not giving in to demands of protesters to step down from his post.
Martin urged lawmakers to begin impeachment proceedings against the governor. "He should surrender power to new leaders", Isham Rodriguez, 36, said as he banged pots together while walking in Monday's protest march.
FILE PHOTO: Puerto Rico's new governor Ricardo Rossello addresses the audience during his swear-in ceremony outside the Capitol in San Juan, Puerto Rico January 2, 2017.
Police fired tear gas to disperse crowds late Monday and early Tuesday while protesters threw bottles and other objects during protests aimed at forcing Rossello to resign.
Rossello asked for forgiveness and said he respected the wishes of Puerto Ricans.