Puerto Rico Official Calls Hurricane Devastation ‘something Close To Genocide’ As She Begs For More Aid
Puerto Rico official calls hurricane devastation ‘something close to genocide’ as she begs for more aid
The mayor of San Juan issued an emotional “mayday call” for help for the hurricane-stricken island of Puerto Rico, saying “we are dying here” as a pair of Democrats sought an emergency oversight hearing.
“I cannot fathom the thought that the greatest nation in the world cannot figure out logistics for a small island,” San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín said during a press conference. “I am asking the President of the United States to make sure somebody is in charge that is up to the task of saving lives,” she added, warning that “if we don’t get the food …