December 16, 2019

US Tourist says Mexico bus crashed on dry road

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From US News An American cruise passenger visiting Mexico says a bus that flipped over on the way to Mayan ruins crashed on a dry road and he didn’t see any sign that other vehicles were involved. MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on the crash of a bus carrying tourists in eastern Mexico (all […]

Cuba’s decrepit buildings no match for Hurricane Irma

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BY ANDREA RODRIGUEZ Associated Press From The Wichita Eagle HAVANA The historic but often decrepit buildings of Havana and other colonial Cuban cities couldn’t stand up to Hurricane Irma’s winds and rainfall, collapsing and killing seven people in one of the highest death tolls from the storm’s passage through the Caribbean. Authorities said Monday that […]

At least 7 killed in tanker truck explosion

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From Caribbean News Service PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Mar 18 2016 – At least seven people were killed and about 30 others seriously burned in Haiti when a tanker truck transporting fuel for the Total oil company caught fire and exploded. The accident took place on Thursday in the town of Hinche, 110 kilometers (65 miles) northeast […]