• Puerto Rico's Bankrupt Utility Has No Leader After Pay Scandal

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Most board members of Puerto Rico's power utility resigned Thursday after a chorus of outrage over pay for its new chief executive officer, who then pulled out of the job. The tumult leaves the troubled agency leaderless at a critical time in its bankruptcy and sale of its assets.
    In a letter to Governor Ricardo Rossello, five members of the panel said they were dismayed by “petty political interests.” Earlier, Rossello joined politicians and residents in decrying the $750,000 salary pledged to incoming chief executive Rafael Diaz-Granados, which they said was exorbitant in light of the...
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  • An Illinois police officer resigned after he was filmed ignoring a woman's pleas for help as a man berated her for wearing a Puerto Rico shirt

    An Illinois police officer resigned after he was filmed ignoring a woman's pleas for help as a man berated her for wearing a Puerto Rico shirt

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Cook County Forest Preserve District police officer Patrick Connor, 56, resigned from the force on Wednesday.
    It came nearly four weeks after he was filmed ignoring a woman's pleas for help as a man berated her over her Puerto Rico shirt while she set up for a picnic.
    Timothy Trybus has been charged with assault and disorderly conduct following the incident.
    He was filmed demanding to know why 24-year-old Mia Irizarry would wear a shirt featuring Puerto Rico's flag.
    An Illinois police officer who was filmed ignoring a woman's pleas for help while a man yelled at her about her Puerto Rico...
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