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Two More Officials Fired in Puerto Rico Following Discovery of Warehouse Filled With Emergency Supplies…

Staff Consortium | January 20, 2020

ASSOCIATED PRESS — Gov. Wanda Vázquez fired the heads of Puerto Rico’s housing and family departments Sunday in the latest fallout over the discovery of a warehouse filled with emergency supplies dating from Hurricane Maria. The removal of Housing Secretary Fernando Gil and Department of Family Secretary Glorimar Andújar came a day after the governor fired the director of Puerto Rico’s emergency management agency. Vázquez fired him hours after a Facebook video showed angry people breaking into the warehouse in an area where thousands have been in shelters since a recent earthquake. “There have been actions by government officials that have been completely unacceptable,” the governor said Sunday. Vázquez said she decided on the additional firings after meeting with leaders of her administration Sunday morning and officials were unable to provide…

As Earthquakes Batter Puerto Rico, Plaskett Calls…

Robert Moore | January 13, 2020

Aftershocks rattled off the southern coast of Puerto Rico early Sunday morning following another powerful…

Work Was Supposed to Begin in June 2019 on USVI Tsunami…

Staff Consortium | January 12, 2020

Every day for the past week, the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency's phone and…

Yet Another Earthquake, This Time Magnitude 5.2 Hits…

Staff Consortium | January 11, 2020

Puerto Rico can't seem to catch a break as deadly earthquakes continue to mercilessly pummel the already…

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