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Watch | Here's How Protests Ousted Puerto Rico's Governor

The recent scandal had added fuel to Puerto Ricans’ anger over widespread corruption in the government.

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló is resigning after thousands took to the streets demanding just that.

The public outrage came after investigative journalists published hundreds of pages of private messages between the governor and his top aides containing sexist, profane and homophobic remarks.

This scandal added fuel to Puerto Ricans’ anger over financial mismanagement and corruption within the government.