The marchers have been calling for Rosselló's resignation for days, after a private chat with some of his aides was leaked, revealing profanity-laced homophobic and misogynistic messages. Several of Rosselló's former administration officials are also currently embroiled in a corruption scandal, which has not helped his standing.
If this mobilization, NATIONAL STRIKE, with over 500K people would be happening in any of the 50 states, this would be everywhere, in every news feed and front page. But it's in colonial #PuertoRico and the silence and lack of solidarity it's strident. #ParoNacionalhttps://t.co/QtaZsHQFou