Civil unrest in Puerto Rico forces multiple cruise ships to alter routes

Fox News | 7/17/2019 | Michael Hollan
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Mass protests in Puerto Rico are causing cruise ships to sail past the popular island. The protesters in San Juan are calling for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid the leaking of homophobic and sexist chat messages.

Civil unrest in Puerto Rico is forcing multiple cruise ships to alter their itineraries.

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Royal Caribbean canceled stops in San Juan on at least two of its cruises, affecting passengers on Empress of the Seas and Harmony of the Seas. Some passengers took to Twitter to complain, while others praised the cruise line for taking the safety of their passengers so seriously.

Residents in Puerto Rico, still struggling from damage caused by Hurricane Maria, are calling for the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rossello after the release of approximately 889 pages of private messages in which he allegedly used homophobic and misogynistic language, Newsweek reported.

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In a statement to Fox News, a spokesperson for Royal Caribbean commented on the latest cancellation, saying, “Due to the ongoing civil unrest in San Juan, Puerto Rico, we have canceled Harmony of the Seas’ call to San Juan. Harmony will...
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