Manabí, Ecuador: Warehouse full of suspected donated goods for April 16, 2016 quake found

Posted on May 11, 2017 • Filed under: Corruption, Earthquake, Ecuador

The fact happened in the site Pozo de La Sabana – La Victoria, where the comuneros denounced having found the donations inside the Communal House. reported (MACHINE TRANSLATED) ….The allegations indicate that the winery was under the supervision of Jaramijó’s political chief, Silverio Martínez, where there were expired food, water and clothing.

Some products would have messages like ‘Relief Sending’ or ‘We Love You So Be Strong’.

CONFRONTATION. Everything started Sunday night, when several inhabitants broke the locks of the Casa Comunal and entered.
According to Walter López, treasurer of the community board, they had repeatedly asked the political chief to vacate this site, since they needed it for a medical brigade. However, this request was not heard and they decided to enter by force.
In the place the inhabitants found bags with clothes, toilet paper, tuna and drums with water that, according to the comuneros, would be donations that arrived after the earthquake.
The political chief assured that the clothes are donated, but by relatives of him who live in the United States. What he recognized is that Peruvian brand water that is expired is part of the help that came from the emergency.
He indicated that it was not distributed to the community because it was not fit for consumption.
After the Communal House erupted, Martinez filed a complaint, because that night they allegedly stole a computer from him, among other things.
The Prosecutor and the Police investigate the fact. Read Article


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