‘Puerto Ricans Are Fed Up,’ Featuring Our Amazing Puerto Rico-Based Latino Rebels Correspondent

Jul 24, 2019
8:41 AM

Demonstrators march on Las Americas highway demanding the resignation of governor Ricardo Rosselló, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Monday, July 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Gianfranco Gaglione)

We want to take a moment and share the news that Natalia Rodríguez Medina, our Latino Rebels Puerto Rico-based correspondent for the summer who has been filing stories for us during this latest political crisis, was the featured guest of Slate’s WHAT NEXT podcast on Tuesday.

As the show description says, “The protests in Puerto Rico are about so much more than nasty messages endorsed by the governor. The island’s political grievances were decades in the making—and even if protesters get the governor to resign, there are more complicated power struggles ahead.”

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