Unable to feed and clothe her two babies and without a comfortable place to call home, a Palo Seco mother is crying out for help.
For a long time, 22-year-old Nioka Alexander has hidden the extent of the squalor they live in, but last week Wednesday after she was caught stealing food items from a village grocery, her secret was revealed.
A social media video intended to shame her had the opposite effect.
She has received an outpouring of support and sympathy from the public.
One man was slightly injured following an explosion at Lease Operators in Palo Seco around 5pm Friday.
According to reports, the explosion occurred while fuel was being offloaded from a truck to a tank on the compound.
The compound contains several tanks and is often called a 'tank farm'.
Eyewitness the problem seemed to have emanated with the truck before it exploded, causing the tank to also explode.
The explosion also destroyed other vehicles on the compound, included a maxi taxi and a van.
There is word of an explosion in the Palo Seco area.
The explosion happened on the compound of lease operators in the area of Los Chohos.
A truck exploded and set other vehicles a fire. We understand that the fire services has the situation under control. we will bring you more information as it comes to hand.