The Truth about a Warehouse in Puerto Rico

Men breaking into a warehouse in Ponce, Puerto Rico, in January 2020.

BY ALBERTO A. MARTINEZ

Because of the recent earthquakes, more than 8000 people have been sleeping in streets or shelters, many needing aid. City mayors desperately begged for supplies from the central government. Then, last Saturday, residents of the city of Ponce broke into a 43,000-square-foot warehouse because they heard it was hiding emergency supplies for victims of natural disasters.