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Turks and Caicos Premier Urges Tourism Sector on Local Employment

 Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Premier Dr Rufus Ewing is calling on the territory’s tourism sector to give locals more opportunities for “meaningful gainful employment.” He also said he was urging the Immigration and Labour …

Turks and Caicos Tourist Arrivals Up 25 Percent in First Half

 Above: Turks and Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands received a total of 199,347 stopover arrivals in the first half of 2014, a 25 percent increase compared to the same period in 2013, according to …

Turks and Caicos Islands Gets First-Ever S&P Sovereign Credit Rating

 Above: the Turks and Caicos Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands has received its first-ever sovereign credit rating from Standard & Poor’s. The British Overseas Territory received a rating of “BBB+/A-2” from the New York-based …

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 Above: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper meeting Monday with Turks and Caicos Islands Premier Dr Rufus Ewing (Photo: OPM Canada) By the Caribbean Journal staff Should the Turks and Caicos Islands become part of Canada? It may sound strange, but …

 Above: Dr Rufus Ewing By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Islands Premier Dr Rufus Ewing is heading to Canada Tuesday to participate in Caribbean Week in Toronto. Ewing, who is also the territory’s Tourism Minister, will address travel …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — Echoing the recent call of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Minister Stephen Cadiz suggested Thursday that the Caribbean’s political leadership hold a …

 Above: UK Foreign Secretary William Hague (Photo: FCO) By the Caribbean Journal staff United Kingdom Foreign Secretary William Hague has officially responded to a letter written to him by Turks and Caicos Premier Dr Rufus Ewing last month, saying the …

 Above: Minister Mark Simmonds By the Caribbean Journal staff Following widespread opposition in the Turks and Caicos, the United Kingdom has agreed not to implement a value-added tax in the territory. The decision, announced in a letter by Mark Simmonds, …

 Above: the Karibe Convention Centre in Haiti (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT-AU-PRINCE — The current state of the affairs in the Turks and Caicos Islands has the potential to throw the territory “into chaos,” Premier Dr Rufus Ewing said …

 Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Premier Dr Rufus Ewing began an island-wide tour Monday, his first since being elected in November 2012. The tour began on Grand Turk, and will end on Salt Cay next …

 Above: Turks and Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff The arrival of “illegal” Haitian sloops in Turks and Caicos and their subsequent cost to the government is of “grave concern” to Turks and Caicos Premier Dr Rufus Ewing, he said …

 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: UK Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham and Dr Rufus Ewing, leader of the Turks and Caicos’ Progressive National Party By the Caribbean Journal staff Dr Rufus Ewing, leader of the Turks and Caicos Islands’ Progressive National Party, met Monday …