December 6, 2021

TCI: Prosecution closes case in SIPT trial

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From SUN TCI After almost three years and calling more than 200 witnesses, Andrew Mitchell, QC, the lead prosecutor in the Special Investigation and Prosecution Team (SIPT) corruption trial, finally closed his case on Thursday, September 20th, 2018. The court will break for two months and resume on November 26th, 2018 to consider various submissions. […]

TCI: Crown could close its case by end of July, says SIPT prosecutor

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By Delana Isles From TC Weekly News There is now renewed hope that by the end of this month the Special Investigation and Prosecution Team (SIPT) will conclude what could potentially be the first half of the government corruption trial. Last week, the Weekly News reached out to lead prosecutor Andrew Mitchell QC for an […]

Decision delayed on jury trial for corruption accused

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From T&C Weekly News A decision on whether the ten defendants fingered in widespread corruption under ex-Premier Michael Misick’s administration will face a bench or a jury trial has been delayed until May 27. Jamaican jurist, Justice Paul Harrison, who is presiding over the corruption trial of Misick and ten others, on Monday (March 31), […]

UK refuses to disclose cost of corruption investigation in Turks and Caicos Islands

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By Hayden Boyce, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, Turks & Caicos Sun At a time when residents of the Turks and Caicos Islands are experiencing severe financial hardships, Helen Garlick and her Special Investigation and Prosecution Team (SIPT) continue to be paid millions of dollars and are smiling all the way to the bank. However, the London-based […]

SIPT lead lawyer Andrew Mitchell strongly criticses Caribbean legal process

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By Hayden Boyce, Editor-in-Chief • Turks & Caicos Sun In what many regard as a blatant exhibition of double standards and hypocrisy, the leading prosecutor for the Special Investigation and Prosecution Team (SIPT), Queen’s Counsel Andrew Mitchell, who dislikes when the Turks and Caicos Islands media criticizes him or his colleagues including Special Prosecutor Helen […]