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and in battles recorder Rezaei %HESITATION is expected to resign Wednesday after almost two weeks of protests against importer Rico governor demonstration that at times turned violent Reuters correspondent Nick brown spoke with protesters there never been road tests like this at least not as stain for as this as long as these protests social media has been a big driver here the word has gotten out in a way that it's never gotten out in the past a lot of these protests are being led by younger people with older generations following suit the protests were indicted text messages involving rodeo and his inner circle that included homophobic and misogynistic remarks brown says the messages were the final straw for already frustrated Peru weekends the memory of hurricane Maria is still very clear in people's minds is very fresh the pain and the suffering from that storm two years ago , and Porter Ricans truly feel like second class citizens right now they feel like federal aid has not arrived at the island quick enough they feel that , federal officials right up to and including the president of the United States , tend to disparage them and not offer their support so for the governor to come in now and add fuel to the fire of those who would want to call Porter Ricans dysfunctional for without good leadership or find an excuse to attach oversight to the federally that they're getting that really bothers these people it makes them angry despite the governor reportedly planning to quit protesters don't plan to saying they oppose his replacement just the secretary Wanda vast quests because of her association with rodeo the ongoing protests have begun to hit the island's economy with tourism officials as the meeting a loss of millions of dollars a big blow to a bankrupt island struggling to recover