July 17, 2018

Former prison boss [now in Cayman Islands] calls [TCI] HMP ‘a real mess’

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From Turks and Caicos Weekly News HER Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Grand Turk has received some very harsh criticism from former prison superintendent Steve Barrett. Barret, 55, now serves as the interim prisons director of Her Majesty’s Prison in the Cayman Islands. He exited his post in the Turks and Caicos Islands in January this […]

Cayman and UK in joint TCI security operation

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The Governor’s Office and RCIPS have confirmed details of a joint operation with the UK and TCI Police this week to help protect the Turks and Caicos Islands from a serious upsurge in illegal migrants arriving on the islands from Haiti. Following a request from the Government of TCI a joint operation was planned and […]

Cayman Islands: New Interim Director appointed to HMCIPS

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The Ministry of Home Affairs has announced the individual who has been appointed to serve as the interim Director of Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS). Mr. Steven Barrett, a senior manager with more than 30 years of experience in corrections, is currently finishing a tour as the Superintendent of Prisons at Her Majesty’s […]

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 […]