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Puerto Rico: governor threatens to shut down public transportation

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For weeks, the governor of Puerto Rico, Alejandro Garcia Padilla, has threatened to shut down public transportation if the legislature does not approve a new tax on oil and oil products. This threat left the most vulnerable sectors in a state of uncertainty, and various groups have organized to protest the approval of the tax, which would harm the poor and benefit moneyed interests. teleSUR.