By CB Online Staff
The former two-term New Progressive Party governor wrote this week Emilio Alvarez Icazca, executive secretary of the OAS Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, urging action, noting that it has been six years since he lodged a formal petition with the international body.
“Time doesn’t stand still and the rights of the petitioners continue to be violated,” Rosselló wrote.
The letter cites the results of last month’s status plebiscite in Puerto Rico, noting it was held on the same day that islanders were again shut out from voting for president.
“The U.S. cannot continue to ignore the fundamental right to vote,” he said.