Puerto Ricans protest as anger rises over unused emergency aid

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Some have called for the governor’s resignation and protesters marched a guillotine to the residence where Vazquez lives

Hundreds protested in Puerto Rico on Thursday in a demonstration reminiscent of those that ousted the island’s former governor last year, as anger grows over emergency aid that until recently sat unused in a warehouse amid ongoing earthquakes.

Demonstraters gathered under the heavy rain at the governor’s mansion as they waved flags, banged on pots, with even carried a guillotine aloft, although it appeared to be purely symbolic.

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