Skip to comments.Puerto Rico fires emergency director after finding warehouse full of wasted Hurricane Maria aid
Posted on 01/19/2020 9:24:52 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum
Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vazquez has fired the islands director of emergency management after officials found a warehouse full of emergency supplies dating back to 2017's Hurricane Maria.
Vasquez dismissed Carlos Acevedo on Saturday and gave officials two days to investigate why the wasted supplies were forgotten. The warehouse was initially investigated for damage following recent earthquakes in the area, and investigators found thousands of items of supplies, including food, water, diapers, and medicine that were intended to help those affected by Hurricane Maria years ago.
¡Esto le saca las lágrimas de coraje a cualquiera! 😡😡😡 Pañales, comida para bebés, estufas, radios, agua, carpas, toldos, ENTRE MUCHOS OTROS SUMINISTROS PERDIÉNDOSE DESDE MARÍA!!! ESTO ES TODO LO QUE PIDE LA GENTE DEL SUR CON LOS TERREMOTOS!!! Video: El León Fiscalizador pic.twitter.com/cd11rdhhhK
Jeremy Ortiz (@JeremyOrtizTV) January 18, 2020 Vasquez has nominated Brig. Gen. Victor S. Perez, the head of the Puerto Rican National Guard, to replace Acevedo.
The warehouse is located in the Guancha de Ponce sector in the city of Ponce. Ponce Mayor Mayita Melendez denied having any knowledge of the supplies sitting in the warehouse and said that the city did not manage the storage facility.
"Our people suffered greatly bc of how Hurricane María was managed. We cannot allow history to repeat itself," Melendez said on Twitter. "The City of Ponce and its Government had NO knowledge of the findings made in this warehouse near the Guancha de Ponce."
2. As we previously stated, the City of Ponce and its Government had NO knowledge of the findings made in this warehouse near the Guancha de Ponce.
Mayita Meléndez (@mayitaalcaldesa) January 18, 2020
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Well well well, we all knew it but they tried real hard to kill trump like nagan did to bush
Is she going to apologize to Trump?
Someone signed for that stuff. Somewhere there are multiple bills of lading.
Now apologize to Trump!
Here is proof that they tried to create a “Trump Katrina” but failed!
liberal scum strike again- it just never ends with these scumbags-
A single scapegoat. He was the ONLY one who knew about this? The Governor was ultimately responsible as was the mayor and a chain of hundreds of people... who are still in power to do a better job of this next time.
Probably not the only warehouse on the island with FEMA supplies. Cant wait to see this on CNN around the clock.
Probably been selling stuff out of there.
Wasted? More like stolen.
I’ll take “Reasons Why Puerto Rico Isn’t Ready For Statehood” for $400 Alex.
To the earthquake victims.
The politicians in Puerto Rico have been running a Ponzi Scheme for years.
Once they made the decision to do that, then it became easier and easier to commit more and more wrong acts.
Disgusted, but not surprised.
... look what it got Nagan ... isn’t he in jail for fraud?
They almost got hit by a meteor yesterday. No doubt part of an attempted coverup.
DOES NOT APPEAR ON YOUTUBE, the MSM will not report it.
The Democrats deliberately withheld this aid, it rotted on docks and now, years later we discover warehouses full of it.
See the above video and spread it far and wide. Trump needs vindication as the media still reports how he failed Puerto Rico when their leaders did this to them.
They fired a single scapegoat but they should all hang.
People died and suffered so the left could make a political point that was predicated upon a massive and evil lie.
The lefts motto of never let a crisis go to waste applies here.
It is amazing anyone votes for a democrat anymore.
Another post yesterday had Puerto Rico emergency director fired after residents discover warehouse full of Hurricane Maria supplies with the linked story saying that residents had broken open the door after the recent earthquake. It looks like some government officials are lying to make themselves look like heroes.
Appoint a Tsar. Give HIM full authority. Too hell with the Bill of Rights. Everyone gets the minimum wage only. Penal colony for illegal immigrants already jailed. Gulag.
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