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In light of the devastation caused in Haiti by a magnitude 7 earthquake that struck near the island nation’s capital on Tuesday, the American Red Cross has increased its commitment from $200,000 to $1 million in initial aid and has made available all of our disaster relief supplies from our warehouse in Panama including tarps, cooking sets and mosquito nets.

ImageSt. Kitts and Nevis will implement a three-pronged strategy in its on-going battle against gang-related crime.

Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas also told nationals residing in the diaspora that cautious investment strategies embraced by the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party Administration have to date saved the twin-island Federation from the “trauma currently being experienced by many other nations around the world.”

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Peter King (JMA File Photo)
STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS

The search continues for the killer of the former chairman of the Jamaica Trade Board and former Trade Ambassador, Peter King. Meanwhile, tributes continue to pour in for the long time civil servant.

King, 63, was found dead in his Kingston apartment early Mar. 20. Jamaican police have questioned three men that spent the night at King’s apartment at the time of the murder.

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Kenny Anthony
CASTRIES, St Lucia
–Prime  Minister Kenny Anthony says he is concerned about allegations of corruption being leveled at his St Lucia Labour Party administration.

The allegations intensified in the run-up to this week's Castries Central by-election, which was won by independent candidate Richard Frederick.

Dr. Anthony told a news conference Mar. 15 that he would be carefully scrutinizing various comments made with regard to official corruption.

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