An island-wide strike in Puerto Rico

July 22, 2019

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A large group of people are shown walking down the street and holding a long banner with the word "Renuncia" printed on it.

People hold a banner that reads "Resign" during a protest calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló in San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 22, 2019.

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In Hong Kong, demonstrators accuse the police of looking the other way as thugs, armed with sticks, beat them up during peaceful pro-democracy demonstrations. Meanwhile, protesters in Puerto Rico are demanding that the island's governor resign over a scandal involving leaked messages sent by the governor and his close aides. And, just days after the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, India has launched a new mission to the moon.

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