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Puerto Rico protests: Cruise ship diversions due to protests against governor rossello are costing San Juan economy millions

  • Workers and business owners say they’re taking a financial hit from the mass protests demanding that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign.
  • More cruise ship operators canceled scheduled trips to San Juan on Monday, citing the political unrest.
  • “All week we have had no customers coming in,” one local bartender said.

The mass protests sweeping Puerto Rico demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló are taking a toll on the economy, with some cruise lines avoiding San Juan and fewer tourists visiting the island’s capital. 

Thirty-one-year-old Cryant Gonzalez, a bartender at Aureola Mexican…

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