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Puerto Ricans Protest Gov. Vázquez Coronavirus “Propaganda,” Demand More COVID-19 Testing on Island

HeadlineApr 17, 2020

In Puerto Rico, protesters in cars rallied Wednesday outside the island’s government-funded public television station WIPR, denouncing what they called propaganda produced by Governor Wanda Vázquez about the coronavirus pandemic. Protesters also demanded more COVID-19 testing on the island. Elsewhere, emergency medical workers held a protest that ended in front of the governor’s mansion, demanding they be included in the government’s economic coronavirus relief package.

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