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San Juan mayor and Trump critic announces run for Puerto Rico governor

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz during Hurricane Maria recovery in 2017
San Juan Carmen Yulin Cruz gained international fame for her leadership during the aftrmath of Hurricane Maria in 2017. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz, announced her run for governor of Puerto Rico, AP reports.

The big picture: She is challenging Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, who is seeking a second term. Cruz became well-known as a critic of President Trump after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in 2017.

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