Alex Thomson

  • September 14, 2017  

    British Anguillians are desperate for help and have complained that they have not received as much aid as their French neighbor island of St. Martin. But the toll on St. Martin has been more devastating as the island was hit by extreme winds and a sea surge. Alex Thomson of Independent Television News reports on the damage and the contrasting responses the islands have received. Continue reading

  • September 13, 2017  

    The British government has been the target of criticism over its response to devastating Hurricane Irma on the Caribbean island of Anguilla, where residents say they need fuel, water, food and electricity. Alex Thomson of Independent Television News interviews British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and talks to islanders about what they need. Continue reading

  • July 26, 2012  

    Syrian troops have positioned themselves on the edge of Aleppo, preparing to retake the city from rebel control. In response, rebels have reinforced their weapons stockpiles for the expected assault. Meanwhile, Aleppo’s three million civilians are caught between the two forces. Independent Television News’ Alex Thomson reports. Continue reading

  • December 7, 2011  

    The March earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan killed 2,000 people in the town of Minamisanriku, leaving it flattened and abandoned. Independent Television News’ Alex Thomson reported from there soon after the disaster and returned last month. Continue reading

  • May 4, 2011  

    In Libya, five people were killed amid shelling Wednesday as they waited for an aid ship to rescue migrant workers and trauma patients from a hospital in Misrata. Alex Thomson of Independent Television News reports on the harrowing mission in the port city, which has been the focus of intense fighting for two months. Continue reading