November 18, 2019

TCI Michael Misick trial: Defence calls for end of trial

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By Delana Isles From Turks & Caicos Weekly News THE FIRST in a series of no case submissions by defence lawyers in the Special Investigation and Prosecution Team (SIPT) trial has been made, with the lawyer calling for an end to the proceedings. Queen’s Counsel Jerome Lynch, who along with attorney Peter Melleney represents former […]

TCI: Government lost $55m in revenue in one year

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From Turks and Caicos Weekly News FROM April 1, 2007, to March 2008, the Turks and Caicos Islands Government, headed at the time by Michael Misick, lost $55 million in revenue due to duty that was foregone in several areas. In court last week, former customs collector Terry Selver testified about a number of discrepancies […]

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 corruption trial set to resume

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From Caribbean News Now PROVIDENCIALES, TCI — The much delayed trial of former Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) Cabinet ministers and others was set to resume at the court in Providenciales with opening statements from the prosecution on Monday, after a number of pre-trial applications by the defendants were denied. An application on behalf of […]

Supporters welcome Michael Misick back to Provo

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From TC Weekly News “I WANT to thank all of you for coming and welcoming me home. In a way, I feel like the prodigal son and I love you so much, and this day will be in my heart forever no matter what happens in the future; the love that I received here tonight […]

Misick charged unable to make bail / Two US Navy helicopter crashes

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Michael Misick officially charged, unable to meet bail conditions From Atlanta BlackStar The former premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands, Michael Misick, was denied bail when he appeared at a magistrate’s court in Grand Turk on Tuesday. His application was accepted on appeal by the Turks and Caicos Supreme Court later in the afternoon. […]

Michael Misick extradited from Brazil today (Tue7)

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From Bernews Former Turks & Caicos Premier Michael Misick arrived at the TCI Airport this morning [Jan 7], after being extradited from Brazil. Misick was arrested in late 2012 in Brazil after leaving the TCI in March 2012. In 2009 the TCI Governor, on the instructions of the UK Foreign Office, imposed direct rule on […]