Solomon Islands

    A magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck off the coast of the Solomon Islands on Saturday (April 23). The quake did not cause a tsunami despite its strength and there were no reports of extensive damage or injuries, according to The Associated Press.

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      Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.