Puerto Ricans Protest in Anger Over Unused Emergency Aid

Anger is growing in Puerto Rico over emergency aid that until recently sat unused in a warehouse amid ongoing earthquakes.

  • Published 23 January 2020

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hundreds of people joined a protest Thursday organized by Puerto Rican singer René Pérez of Calle 13 fame in a demonstration reminiscent of those that ousted the island’s former governor last year. Anger is growing over emergency aid that until recently sat unused in a warehouse amid ongoing earthquakes. Protesters gathered under the heavy rain at the governor’s mansion as they waved flags and banged on pots, demanding the… Read at AP News