The statues of four former presidents of the United States were recently smeared with red paint, and the word “Assassins” was painted on the sidewalk in front of them, in a public park in San Juan.
Herbert Hoover, Teddy Roosevelt, and two other US presidents now have blood red eyes, foreheads, cheeks and stomachs.
Three individuals were accused of painting the presidents.
They were arrested, taken to the San Juan Police Headquarters, and a hearing in San Juan Criminal Court was set for January 24.
The statues which comprise the Paseo de los Presidentes were unveiled nearly six years ago on February 15, 2010. They depict the nine US presidents who have visited Puerto Rico: Teddy Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Gerald Ford, and Barack Obama.
The Paseo de los Presidentes was built at a cost of…
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