Puerto Rico Mayor: ‘It’S Far Worse Than Katrina’

It’s worse,” Ponce Mayor María “Mayita” Meléndez told CNN on Thursday.
Twisted tree limbs and downed power lines continue to pile up.
Story highlights Mayor of Ponce, Puerto Rico, says aid isn’t coming in fast enoughMayor estimates that damage to her city is $1 billion alonePonce, Puerto Rico (CNN) In Ponce, one of Puerto Rico’s largest cities along its southern coast, the lines of residents waiting to buy gas and withdraw cash from local banks are growing longer by the day.
“It is worse than Katrina.
It’s been more than a week since Hurricane Maria pummeled the island, leaving millions of Puerto Ricans without power and little food and fuel .

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