December 18, 2017

Letter to the Editor: Letter to the Secretary of State – treatment of mentally ill persons in the Turks and Caicos Islands

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Dear iNews, As you shall discern – the ‘opportunity cost’ of funding wars is social neglect. If one thinks through Britain’s administrative conduct in the colony of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI), then what is found is that Britain has an international duty to administer to the needs of people of the TCI. There […]

Turks and Caicos Customs Officers train in Cayman Islands

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Three Customs Officers from the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are currently gaining valuable on-the-job training in different aspects of the operations of the Customs Department in the Cayman Islands. Led by Assistant Collector of Enforcement, Ms June Harry, the team which is in training in Grand Cayman from 6-17 June 2017, includes Senior Customs […]

Turks and Caicos governor challenges anonymous author of open letter

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From Caribbean News Now PROVIDENCIALES, TCI — In a statement on Tuesday, David Moore, the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) governor’s press secretary responded to an email communication, described as ‘open’ by the sender, from an individual called Edith Delancy, which makes a number of allegations and criticisms about certain public officials in the TCI. […]

TCI delegation visits Cayman Islands to discuss immigration

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Last week, over the course of two days (Thursday, 23 March and Friday, 24 March 2017) senior public officials from the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) visited the Cayman Islands to discuss matters related to immigration services and border security. The TCI delegation consisted of the Deputy Premier of TCI and Minister of Border Control […]

“Caribbean must think beyond status quo at Turks & Caicos conference”

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By Invest Caribbean Now CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY – Caribbean leaders need to throw out the old play book, and think big – beyond the status quo. That’s the word from Felicia J. Persaud, CEO and founder of Invest Caribbean Now (ICN), to delegates at the just concluded Invest Turks & Caicos ‘Enhancing National […]

Hero’s welcome home for first Turks & Caicos Olympian

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From NAN News Americas, PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos, Sun. Sept. 4, 2016: Turks & Caicos islanders threw an island-wide party in TCI on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 to welcome home their first and only Olympian, Delano Williams back to the islands. The hero’s welcome began with a motorcade from the airport that welcomed back the […]

A wave of activist hedge funds are shaking up Japan

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By Jess Delaney, Institutional Investor From Business Insider For decades Japan Inc. has frustrated the efforts of just about every foreign shareholder activist who has tried to storm its gates. Beginning with T. Boone Pickens’s 1989 bid to get seats on the board of Koito Manufacturing Co., a Toyota parts supplier, Japanese companies have relied on […]

TCI and Cayman Islands launch new civil service partnership

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By OLIVIA ROSE From TCI Weekly News The government of the Turks and Caicos Islands has launched a new partnership with the Cayman Islands to improve the performance of the civil services of both countries. The new partnership is geared at enhancing training, professional development and performance management in the civil service. On August 8, Deputy […]

Cayman Islands family battles medical bills

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He is a young man, just 37 years old, with a wife and six-month-old infant, but he is nevertheless embarking on the fight of his life in an expensive epic journey towards heart and lung transplants. Last week, his East End family, after years of struggling quietly to pay enormous hospital bills, finally appealed to […]

Pre-JMC Meeting in TCI concludes

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Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin and other Overseas Territories leaders attending the pre-Joint Ministerial Council meeting in Turks and Caicos continued discussions on Thursday concerning Britain’s exit from the European Union and the plans they will make ahead of the regular JMC meeting later this year. Day Two of the Pre-JMC meeting began with leaders and […]