July 3, 2022

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 […]

TCI: Government to boost economic diversification

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By Olivia Rose From Turks & Caicos Weekly News The diversification of the Turks and Caicos Islands’ economy remains high in the Government’s agenda to ensure economic sustainability, and resilience from internal and external economic shocks. Governor Peter Beckingham during his throne speech on Monday (April 18), following the passing of the 2015 to 2016 […]

TCI: DPP under investigation

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By John Toner From Turks and Caicos Weekly News TCI’s top prosecutor is under investigation by the Integrity Commission. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has admitted that an investigation is ongoing but the man in charge, John Masters, has said it is due to his shake up of “unbelievable” bad practice […]

Turks and Caicos repays British-guaranteed borrowing

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From Caribbean News Now  LONDON, England — In a written statement to the House of Commons in London on Thursday, UK minister of state for international development, Desmond Swayne, announced that on Monday the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) government repaid its remaining borrowing under a five-year US$260 million line of credit guaranteed by Britain. In […]

TCI: Judge dismisses Misick’s mistrial application

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From Jamaica Observer The mistrial application filed on behalf of former Turks and Caicos Island (TCI) Premier Michael Misick was yesterday dismissed by High Court Judge Justice Paul Harrison. A story in yesterday’s online edition of the Turks and Caicos Sun newspaper reports Justice Harrison as saying that he agreed with British prosecutor Andrew Mitchell, […]

Sandals statement prompts call for mistrial in Turks and Caicos

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From Caribbean News Now PROVIDENCIALES, TCI — Following the recent disclosure of secret payments made to former Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) premier Michael Misick by one or more Sandals-related companies (Prosecution outlines secret payments made by Sandals to Turks and Caicos ministers), Sandals Resort International issued a statement on Friday acknowledging that the payments […]

Turks and Caicos gaming delegation visits Jamaica

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By Denise Dennis KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Jamaica’s Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) on Friday hosted consultations with government officials from the Turks and Caicos Islands (TC), to aid that British territory in the finalisation of its gaming policy, reformation of its gaming laws and the crafting of regulations. The team from the TCI, […]

New Turks and Caicos law halts path to permanent residency and citizenship

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From Caribbean News Now PROVIDENCIALES, TCI — The House of Assembly in the Turks and Cacios Islands (TCI) has passed a new law that stops the path to permanent residency status and eventual citizenship for foreign workers. news2.jpg This appears to affect numerous Haitian, Jamaican and Dominican Republic guest workers as well other Caribbean work […]