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Puerto Rico: Thousands protest gov’t reforms on Golden Mile 02:53

Puerto Rico: Thousands protest gov’t reforms on Golden Mile

Puerto Rico, San Juan
May 2, 2018 at 01:38 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of workers demonstrated at the Puerto Rico’s Golden Mile and Old San Juan to repudiate the reforms promoted by the government of Ricardo Rosselló and the Fiscal Oversight Board on International Workers’ Day.

The march started about 10:35 am and passed without major incident despite police deploying tear gas.

Various groups marched from several points and joined in the Golden Mile, the main banking area of the island in Hato Rey.

The groups remained at the intersection of Luis Muñoz Marín and Roosevelt avenues, near the offices of the Fiscal Board where police guarding outside were subject to abuse.

Miles de trabajadores se manifestaron en la Milla de Oro de Puerto Rico, en San Juan, para rechazar las reformas promovidas por el gobierno de Ricardo Rosselló y la Junta de Supervisión y Administración Financiera para Puerto Rico.

La marcha comenzó alrededor de las 10:35 a.m. y transcurrió sin grandes incidentes a pesar de que la policía utilizó gases lacrimógenos contra los manifestantes.

Varios grupos y organizaciones marcharon desde varios puntos de la ciudad y se congregaron en la Milla de Oro, la principal área bancaria de la isla, en Hato Rey.

Los activistas permanecieron en la intersección de las avenidas Luis Muñoz Marín y Roosevelt, cerca de las oficinas de la Junta Fiscal, donde la policía que vigilaba el exterior fue increpada e insultada.

Puerto Rico: Thousands protest gov’t reforms on Golden Mile 02:53
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Thousands of workers demonstrated at the Puerto Rico’s Golden Mile and Old San Juan to repudiate the reforms promoted by the government of Ricardo Rosselló and the Fiscal Oversight Board on International Workers’ Day.

The march started about 10:35 am and passed without major incident despite police deploying tear gas.

Various groups marched from several points and joined in the Golden Mile, the main banking area of the island in Hato Rey.

The groups remained at the intersection of Luis Muñoz Marín and Roosevelt avenues, near the offices of the Fiscal Board where police guarding outside were subject to abuse.

Miles de trabajadores se manifestaron en la Milla de Oro de Puerto Rico, en San Juan, para rechazar las reformas promovidas por el gobierno de Ricardo Rosselló y la Junta de Supervisión y Administración Financiera para Puerto Rico.

La marcha comenzó alrededor de las 10:35 a.m. y transcurrió sin grandes incidentes a pesar de que la policía utilizó gases lacrimógenos contra los manifestantes.

Varios grupos y organizaciones marcharon desde varios puntos de la ciudad y se congregaron en la Milla de Oro, la principal área bancaria de la isla, en Hato Rey.

Los activistas permanecieron en la intersección de las avenidas Luis Muñoz Marín y Roosevelt, cerca de las oficinas de la Junta Fiscal, donde la policía que vigilaba el exterior fue increpada e insultada.

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