However, only 20 percent of the truck drivers show up to work. Michael Valle, who is handling relief efforts on the island for the U. Relief workers haven't been able to distribute the goods, in part because only about 20% of Puerto Rico's truck drivers have reported back to work since Hurricane Maria swept through, according to a representative for Puerto Rican Gov. Thank you —————————————————————— Dear Valued Customer: We have now been advised that the truckers in Puerto Rico will strike on Wednesday, July 20th. But I do feel they need to recognize it takes time, to rebuild, distributes supplies and equipment. En un momento por lo que esta pasando la isla no es para que este hombre salga con esta guaperia a retar al gobierno y parar las entregas mientras el pueblo perece de necesidades. As early as September 25, the Spanish-language press covering the islands has been this situation.
As if the only thing in his mind was hearing himself scream. With the gate open, our employees are prepared to receive or dispatch cargo as usual. Several sites ran very similar stories, including the popular conservative outlet infowars. Albert Gomez of South Florida Resilience Systems explains the law-and-order situation in San Juan in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The private union president is strongly dissuading scabs while not allowing his drivers to work for their agreed-upon salary. Ha dado instrucciones para q ningún camionero saque vagones de los puertos y mucho menos gasolina en P.Next
As it happens, my father was a Puerto Rican truck driver. She is derelict in her duties. Negotiations were locked when the truckers requested an immediate 10% rate increase on their inland tariff. Rather, relief efforts have been stymied by a lack of local infrastructure and leadership from the top. There is no question the supplies are on the island but the conditions on the island are dismal.Next
Stories claiming so misrepresented an actual quote from an Air Force colonel. The Enoch Times and Info Wars reported factual and truthful information. But the news sites left out vital information in order to change the meaning of the facts. Trump took tremendous measures and made extraordinary attempts to get goods to Puerto Rico and succeeded. America was there within 24 hours and available to start unloading food, water and other things the people needed, however, drivers for trucks were not able to drive because of Teamster Union rules. According to our reporters on the ground, many of those who would move the supplies have lost their homes and vehicles in the storm. Puerto Rican Registry of Corporations and Entities.Next
In the days after Maria hit, there were across the island. That was before I knew anything of reality myself. Ricardo Rosselló concerning truck permitting, drivers should help in any way they can. Others point out that the truckers are refusing to get in line for gasoline and are thus putting lives at risk. Our guys, many of whom are vets, do have their honor.Next
It was a foolish and unfortunate choice considering Puerto Rico is out in the middle of the ocean. If you click the subcategories, you should find the general information you need to know about us. The Conservative Treehouse then went on to claim, again falsely, that the cause of this shortfall in truck drivers was a deliberate, coordinated strike action by the local Teamsters union. Some media outlets reported that this was due to a political strike by trucker unions over a recently passed law. Thank you for taking an interest in our site. Where do they go to when they get there.Next
Yep, that is Puerto Rico — in bankruptcy in spite of huge tourist monies, most on welfare, most do not want to learn English, most want us to change their diapers, and obviously have elected the wrong governor and mayor hoping for more baby care of themselves. No, the real problem was obvious: lazy Puerto Rican truck drivers refusing to do their jobs. Letting people starve or die of thirst while you are on strike does not make people think kindly of unions, Mike Liked by The mayor of Puerto Rico is a flat out liar who has no control of her country and is trying to blame President Trump for their woes. I am fully aware that our sources of information are often biased, including wiki. We will continue to monitor the situation and advise further developments at 1:00 p.
These are private citizens in Puerto Rico, paid by companies that are contracted by the government. Its about time for the losing party to Grow up and put on big boy pants and stop the blame game. As for the mayor-she claims she was excluded from meetings, a fact the governor seems to have confirmed and this article conveniently danced around. He even cuts off the reporter at one point for suggesting they are refusing to work. There is damage to the trucking infrastructure, to the distributors, to the supermarkets, to the roads.Next