Briton slams US rescue ’shambles’
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“I could not describe how bad the authorities were – taking photographs of us as we are standing on the roof waving for help, for their own personal photo albums, little snapshot photographs.”
He said at one point a group of girls was standing on the roof of the hotel lobby and called to passing rescuers for help.
I could see bodies floating in the water
“They [the authorities] said to them ‘well show us what you’ve got’ – doing signs for them to lift their t-shirts up. The girls said no, and they said ‘well fine’, and motored off down the road in their motorboat.
“That’s the sort of help we had from the authorities,” he said.