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Sanchez, top adviser to Puerto Rico governor, resigns

July 20 (Reuters) - Elias Sanchez, a trusted adviser to Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello and the governors liaison to Puerto Ricos financial oversight board, has resigned, Sanchez said on Thursday.

Sanchez, who was effectively the face of the Puerto Rican government on issues concerning the islands massive debt restructuring, said in an interview that he wanted to focus on opportunities in the field of law. Sanchez is a lawyer by trade. (Reporting by Nicholas Brown; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)