Puerto Rico Gov’s Chief of Staff Resigns
SAN JUAN – Chief of Staff Zoé Laboy Alvarado confirmed Wednesday that her resignation goes into effect Dec. 31.
As the official said on Twitter: “My north has always been working for PR. I submitted my resignation effective on December 31, 2019 to my position as Chief of Staff because my principles require it. I will continue to work for Puerto Rico even stronger!”
In the letter delivered to Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced, Laboy Alvarado said her resignation was due her “decision to present her candidacy for Governor.”
Laboy Alvarado has not mentioned any political aspirations.
On the other hand, the governor accepted Laboy’s resignation.
“Today I received the letter from the Chief of Staff, Zoé Laboy, whom we thank for the work done and for accepting the challenge in difficult times. We wish her the greatest success in any future endeavor,” Vázquez said in a statement.