Airmen from the Ohio Air National Guard 200th Red Horse Squadron assemble tents at a campsite in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. The Airmen deployed to Puerto Rico to assist in setting up two campsites to accommodate relief and rescue agencies responding to the destruction caused by the recent earthquakes, January 18, 2020. (Ohio Air National Guard Photo by Capt. Lou Burton, 178th Wing)

Political Unrest in Puerto Rico After Discovery of Unused Hurricane Aid

Angry residents took to the streets of Puerto Rico on Monday.

Fury over the government’s mishandling of disaster aid following a spate of devastating earthquakes earlier this month, coupled with the recent discovery of unused supplies — some dating back to Hurricane Maria — is driving frustrated demonstrators to the gates of the governor’s mansion.

Fed up with what they say is rampant corruption, they are demanding the resignation of Gov. Wanda Vázquez, who just months ago served as the island’s Justice Secretary.

Read more at NPR

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