Two More Killings in St. Lucia Crime Spike

St. Lucia police are investigating the circumstances that led to the discovery of the bodies of two men at a settlement near a landfill last night. In a statement, the police said that one of the bodies has been identified as the son of a man who was killed last year in Vieux Fort. Meantime, […]

Powerful Quake Rocks Taiwan

Rescue efforts are under way in Taiwan after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck the island’s eastern coast, killing at least nine and injuring more than 800. Some 127 people are trapped in collapsed tunnels and on mountainous roads along the rugged coastline. The epicentre was 18 kilometers south of Hualien city, but strong tremors were […]

T&T Rules Out Sending Troops to Haiti

The Trinidad and Tobago government says that it will not be providing any military assistance to Haiti, where criminal gangs are seeking to overthrow the government. Last month, Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry travelled to Kenya where he signed an agreement that would allow the African country to lead a United Nations Security Council sanctioned […]

Traffic Accident Rate Worries Insurers

A continuing upward trend in road traffic accidents in Barbados in the first quarter of the year continues to worry local insurance companies. President of the General Insurance Association of Barbados Randy Graham tells Starcom Network News accidents are up by more than ten percent. Mr. Graham is convinced that most of these accidents are […]