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How Misogyny and #TelegramGate Led to the Protests in Puerto Rico

Calls for the governor to resign point to a larger crisis of corruption

JULY 19, 2019: Protesters demonstrate against Ricardo Rossello, the Governor of Puerto Rico in San Juan.
Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty

TThousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Puerto Rico for the past week in what has been an unprecedented act of mobilization. These mass demonstrations in the archipelago and the global diaspora are calling for the governor…

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Aurora Santiago Ortiz

Aurora Santiago Ortiz

Social Justice Education Ph.D. candidate studying radical pedagogies and social movements in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, and Latin America. She/her/ella.

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