Wanda Vázquez Garced

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Wanda Vázquez Garced
14th Governor of Puerto Rico
Assumed office
August 7, 2019
Preceded byPedro Pierluisi
Secretary of Justice of Puerto Rico
In office
January 2, 2017 – August 7, 2019
GovernorRicardo Rosselló
Pedro Pierluisi
Preceded byCésar Miranda
Succeeded byDennise Longo
Personal details
Born1959/1960 (age 59–60)[1]
San Juan, Puerto Rico, U.S.
Political partyNew Progressive
Other political
affiliations
Democratic (Before 2019)[2]
Republican (2019–present)[3][4]
Spouse(s)Jorge Díaz Reverón
Children1
EducationUniversity of Puerto Rico, Río
Piedras
(BA)
Interamerican University, San
Juan
(JD)

Wanda Vázquez Garced is a Puerto Rican lawyer and politician. She has been the 14th governor of Puerto Rico since August 7, 2019.[5][6] She also was Secretary of Justice from 2017 to 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. "PressReader.com - Your favorite newspapers and magazines". www.pressreader.com.
  2. "Likely successor of Puerto Rico's disgraced governor in crosshairs of wary protesters". Radio.com. July 25, 2019. Retrieved December 8, 2019.
  3. "Puerto Rico Gov. Vázquez Outlines Plans for Island After Political Turmoil". NBC Miami. August 20, 2019. Retrieved December 8, 2019.
  4. "Wanda Vázquez fue parte de la Asociación de Secretarios de Justicia de los demócratas". El Nuevo Día (in Spanish). August 21, 2019. Retrieved December 8, 2019.
  5. "Wanda Vázquez era la siguiente opción para gobernadora de Puerto Rico, pero no quiere el puesto". CNN (in Spanish). 2019-07-28. Retrieved 2019-07-29.
  6. News, NYT National (2019-07-29). "Wanda Vázquez, the Puerto Rico justice secretary and next in line to succeed Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló, clarified on Monday: She will become governor if she has to. But she would rather not.https://nyti.ms/2SOeC6C". @NYTNational. Retrieved 2019-07-29. External link in |title= (help)