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Haiti’s Martelly, Turks and Caicos’ Todd Hold Talks in Port-au-Prince

 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 …

Peter Beckingham Appointed New Governor of Turks and Caicos

 Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff Peter Beckingham has been appointed the new Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands, the United Kingdom announced. Beckingham will be succeeding Governor Ric Todd, who will be transferring to “another diplomatic service …

UK Warship Patrols Waters Between Turks and Caicos and Haiti

 Above: the Wave Knight By the Caribbean Journal staff A United Kingdom warship patrolled the waters between the Turks and Caicos Islands and Haiti on Sunday, following a request by the office of Turks and Caicos Governor Ric Todd. The …

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 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands has had a democratic government for more than three months, and Governor Ric Todd said the UK sees “many positives” in the …

 Above: the government of Turks and Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff The government Turks and Caicos is planning to convene a Commission for Independence mandated to define the process required to achieve independence, Governor Ric Todd announced at his …

 Above: Turks and Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands House of Assembly officially reopened, following a ceremony Wednesday, with tourism at the forefront. Governor Ric Todd’s Throne Speech outlined a major push on tourism, looking …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Governor Ric Todd has appointed the final two members of the territory’s House of Assembly, in accordance with the Turks and Caicos Constitution Order …

 Above: Turks and Caicos Premier By the Caribbean Journal staff Portfolios have officially been assigned to the Turks and Caicos’ new Ministers, Governor Ric Todd announced Friday. In accordance with the advice of Premier Dr Rufus Ewing, the Governor has …

 Above: Dr Rufus Ewing being sworn in on Tuesday By the Caribbean Journal staff Dr Rufus Ewing has been sworn in by Governor Ric Todd as the new Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands. The ceremony took place Tuesday …

 Above: TCI (Photo: Turks and Caicos Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff The results from Friday’s election in Turks and Caicos have been confirmed following a recount held Monday. The Progressive National Party finished with eight seats in the House …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff A democratically-elected House of Assembly and government will decide whether to change existing legislation to permit high-rise developments, Turks and Caicos Governor Ric Todd said Monday. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from Haiti visited Turks and Caicos Tuesday to discuss the former’s plans to open a consulate in Providenciales. The consulate will allow Haitian residents in TCI to process official documents locally. It was …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Gross Domestic Product of the Turks and Caicos Islands grew by 4.1 percent in 2011, according to a report from interim Chief Economist Stephen Pollard. The total figure for GDP in constant market prices …

 Above: a rendering of the new terminal (Photo: TCIAA) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands Airport Authority has announced plans for the $10 million redevelopment of Providenciales International Airport. The announcement was made by Airport Authority …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands has “real potential for economic growth,” according to Governor Ric Todd, who launched the territory’s new Green Paper on economic development Monday. …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos’ draft budget projects a 20 percent increase in revenues for the financial year 2012/2013. The new draft budget, which goes to Turks and Caicos’ …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos government’s Special Investigation and Prosecution Team has received $7.2 million in additional funding from the United Kingdom. The funding, which was announced by …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Governor Ric Todd has signed the territory’s new Public Financial Management Ordinance aimed at improving standards of accountability in the management of …