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Why Puerto Ricans are 'fed up' with Rossello, poor economy

Clip: 07/22/2019 | 8m 15s Video has closed captioning.

Massive protests filled San Juan's streets Monday, even as the heat index topped 100 degrees. Demonstrations have been growing for nearly two weeks since the release of damaging chat messages exchanged by Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rossello and his inner circle. NPR’s Adrian Florido talks to Amna Nawaz about the roiling political crisis, the territory's economic struggles and Rosello's response.

Aired: 07/22/19

Rating: NR

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