Turks and Caicos

InterCaribbean Airways Expands Service From Turks and Caicos to Haiti

 Above: an InterCaribbean Airways plane The recently rebranded InterCaribbean Airways is expanding its flights from Providenciales, Turks and Caicos to Cap-Haitien, Haiti. InterCaribbean Airways is the new name of the former Air Turks and Caicos. The new afternoon flights from …

EU to Invest $15 Million to Improve Business Climate in Turks and Caicos

 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The European Union has agreed to invest $15 million to make the Turks and Caicos Islands government “more business friendly,” according to the Governor’s office. The agreement …

Turks and Caicos Attorney General Huw Shepheard Resigns

 Above: the TCI House of Assembly By Alexander Britell Turks and Caicos Islands Attorney General Huw Shepheard has tendered his resignation, according to a statement from the office of TCI Governor Peter Beckingham. Shepheard’s resignation will become effective on Friday, …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Former TCI Premier Michael Misick By Alexander Britell Former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick’s extradition was approved unanimously by Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court on Tuesday. The move ends a years-long saga over the fate of Misick, who is …

 Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands intercepted a sloop carrying 120 migrants from Haiti early Tuesday morning, authorities said. The vessel was intercepted by TCI’s Police Marine Branch after detection by the Coastal Radar …

 Above: a spiny lobster By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands’ Department for the Environment and Maritime Affairs has secured $65,000 in funding from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office for a study and project on spiny …

 Above: New Turks and Caicos Governor Peter Beckingham with Premier Dr Rufus Ewing By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands swore in the territory’s new Governor, Peter Beckingham, on Wednesday. Beckingham succeeds Ric Todd in the post, …

 It’s straight out of Bali. This three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 4,200-square-foot oceanfront villa is a mix of Caribbean and Balinese themes, set on an elevated ridge overlooking the Turks and Caicos banks. It’s called the Villa Balinese, and it’s a slice of …

 Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos officials have confirmed the landing of a vessel containing at least 17 illegal migrants from Haiti on Wednesday. The arrival of the migrants is the latest in a series of …

 The island of Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands is known for a lot of things. But, in our opinion, its culinary excellence is a bit underrated (though that’s starting to change). Coupled with some marvelous hotel properties, it …

 By Alexander Britell Just a few years ago, the Turks and Caicos Islands was in serious trouble. After a UK Commission of Enquiry found evidence of widespread corruption under the government of former Premier Michael Misick, the UK suspended the …

 Above: the Shore Club By the Caribbean Journal staff An $80 million project is set to begin in the Turks and Caicos Islands at the end of this year. The Shore Club luxury condominium resort project, is set to begin …

 Above: the TCI House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The economy of the Turks and Caicos Islands is projected to grow by 3.4 percent this year, according to estimates released by the government’s Department of Strategic Policy and …

 Above: Dwyane Wade and Beaches Turks and Caicos GM Don Dagenais By the Caribbean Journal staff NBA superstar Dwyane Wade recently paid a visit to the Turks and Caicos Islands with a group of family and friends. Wade, who recently …

 Above: West Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff Apex Development has named a new chief executive officer for the resort hotel development on West Caicos in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Apex, which is the development manager of the project, …

 Above: Outgoing TCI Governor Ric Todd By the Caribbean Journal staff Outgoing Turks and Caicos Governor Ric Todd’s next post will be in Cyprus, the government announced this week. Todd has been appointed the British High Commissioner to Cyprus, where …

 Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean is increasingly looking to Latin America for hard-fought tourism dollars, and the Turks and Caicos Islands is the latest destination to look to tap into that market. Turks and Caicos Tourism …

 Above: the talks in Haiti (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly held talks with Turks and Caicos Islands Governor Ric Todd during the latter’s visit to Haiti this week. The meeting, described in a …