The Museum also offers visitors the chance to view 1000 paintings and 400 sculptures, including the finest collections of European works in the Caribbean by such masters as Rubens, Rodin and Velasquez.Other interesting buildings around the plaza include the Casa Alcaldia (the city hall), which is the oldest colonial building in Ponce, dating back to the 1840's.
The officer didn't make it clear in what capacity she worked as a cop, or how she was aware of the politicians' motivations.
But she said that they were lying that the aid could not be distributed due to licensing problems or a lack of buses.'There are thousands and thousands of items of food, and when people ask we cannot give anything away because Carmen Yulin says that we cannot take anything out,' she said.'Everything is a soap opera, everything is a show, there have to be cameras here and there because, you know, they are just looking for votes in the coming years.'And the governor won't move unless there is a camera behind him, Carmen Yulin won't move unless there is a camera behind her.' She also lambasted the government for turning down aid from Cuba and Venezuela, and said that people were killing each other over gasoline so they could be the first to get supplies for their families. Yulin Cruz herself has blamed the Trump administration for dragging its heels about getting aid to the island.
" and then we wait in a line for that.'He was speaking on Sunday morning from a 400-person-long line outside a Walmart, where he hoped to be able to pick up his grandmother's blood-thinning medicine.
The store's generator collapsed at noon, causing it to close down before he could even get inside.
The pursuit of just one of these essentials can consume an entire day - if the mission succeeds at all - as hordes of increasingly desperate residents wait in 12-hour lines.
Jimenez, a 24-year-old medical student from Ponce, on the island's southern coast, told Reuters: 'Every day we say, "What"s the thing that we need the most today?Founded in 1694, Ponce has a population of about 200,000 people and is the second largest city in Puerto Rico.Ponce is also known as "Ciudad Senorial" because of its many beautiful neoclassical buildings and frontage.The woman, who did not give her name, told New York radio station Mega 97.9 on Thursday that Governor Ricardo Rossello and Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz were refusing to cut through bureaucracy.That was leading to people starving to death and turning to murder to seize supplies for their families, she claimed.'We want the US to come in, the strongest forces to come in, and take the governor out,' the officer said in Spanish.Whatever the reason, the situation in Puerto Rico is dire.