Turks and Caicos

CJ Interviews

Interview with Turks and Caicos Islands Governor Damian Roderic Todd

By Alexander Britell In September, Damian Roderic “Ric” Todd was sworn in as the Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands, succeeding Gordon Wetherell, who had served as governor since 2008. TCI, which saw its self-government suspended by the British […]


Turks and Caicos Swears in Three New Supreme Court Justices

Above: from left, Governor Ric Todd, Justices Joan Joyner, Margaret Ramsay-Hale and Edwin Goldsbrough By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos has sworn in new Supreme Court Justice Joan Joyner, following similar ceremonies for recently-appointed Justices Edwin Goldsbrough […]


Turks and Caicos Attorney General Obtains First Civil Recovery Order

Above: downtown Grand Turk By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Turks and Caicos has obtained the first civil recovery order under the provisions of the Proceeds of Crime Ordinance 2007, Attorney General Huw Shepheard announced today. The order […]


British Virgin Islands Has Caribbean's Best Quality of Life: Report

Above: Scrub Island in BVI By the Caribbean Journal staff A report by the Financial Times’ fDi Intelligence division has named the British Virgin Islands as having the Caribbean’s best quality of life. The report, which ranks what it deems […]

Inside David Smith's OLINT Sentence

By Robert Di Pano United States authorities are now seeking restitution and asset forfeiture from failed OLINT Ponzi schemer David Smith after his 30-year prison sentence for wire fraud and money laundering was announced Aug. 11. US Federal District Court […]

OLINT Investors Await Smith Sentencing

Above: Federal District Court in Orlando, Fla. By Robert Di Pano David Smith, the mastermind behind the Caribbean-based Olint Ponzi Scheme that bilked investors out of over $220 million, will be sentenced Aug. 11 in United States District Court in […]


New Airline Could Launch in Turks

A new air carrier, SkyCruise Airways, is set to launch in Turks and Caicos after submitting plans to the government’s Air Transport Licensing Authority. According to documents filed with the ATLA, the company’s points of departure and final destinations include […]

Assets of Former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick Frozen

The assets of former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick were frozen last week. Turks Chief Justice Gordon Ward ordered that all the assets of Misick, who resigned in 2009 after allegations of corruption, be frozen. “This order prohibits you, […]

New Governor for Turks and Caicos

By the Caribbean Journal staff Damian Roderic Todd, former finance director on the board of the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, has been selected as the next governor of the Turks and Caicos, assuming the role in September to succeed […]


Turks Governor: "Tough Decisions" Ahead

Gordon Wetherell, Governor of Turks and Caicos, said there were “tough decisions” ahead for the territory, as the United Kingdom seeks to execute a financial support package for the archipelago, which saw its constitution suspended in 2009 after a series […]

Protests Continue in Turks and Caicos

Protesters in the Turks and Caicos have not yet relented, continuing their movement for expedited elections in the territory, which saw its self-rule suspended in 2009 after allegations of government corruption. The protesters have refused to dismantle a barricade along […]


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