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New Turks and Caicos Law to Regulate Financing of Campaigns

By the Caribbean Journal staff In something of a first for the Caribbean, Turks and Caicos Governor Ric Todd has signed into law a Political Activities Ordinance in the territory. The ordinance will come into effect Aug. 28, ahead of […]

Markets

St Lucia's Raymond Officially Named Chief Economist in Turks and Caicos

Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff Former St Lucia Senator Dr Ubaldus Raymond, who resigned from the Senate earlier this month, has officially been announced as the new Chief Economist in Turks and […]

CJ Politics

St Lucia: Senator Resigns, Appointed Chief Economist of Turks and Caicos

By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Senator Dr Ubaldus Raymond has resigned his government positions and says he be assuming the post of Chief Economist of the Turks and Caicos Islands, St Lucia’s government said in a statement. Raymond, […]

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Turks and Caicos Islands Economy Grew 4.1 Percent in 2011: Report

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 […]


Turks and Caicos Plans $10 Million Redevelopment of Providenciales Airport

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 […]


Leader of Turks and Caicos' PNP, UK Minister Bellingham Meet in London

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 […]

Markets

Turks and Caicos Passes VAT Bill

Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff Acting Turks and Caicos Islands Governor Patrick Boyle has signed the territory’s VAT Bill into law. The controversial measure followed last week’s vote at a Consultative Forum, […]


Turks and Caicos Settles Salt Cay Dispute

Above: Salt Cay By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands announced that it had agreed to settle all current claims and proceedings involving developer Mario Hoffman and the Salt Cay Development Companies, according to Attorney General Huw […]


Turks and Caicos Swears in Jamaican Judge for Corruption Cases

Above: Justice Paul Harrison (centre) will preside over cases related to the Commission of Inquiry (Photo: TCIGIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Acting Turks and Caicos Governor Patrick Boyle has sworn in Justice Paul Harrison as a Supreme Court Judge […]

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St Lucia Looks to Boost Football Prowess

Above: St Lucia (Photo: SLTB) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government says it is “committed” to raising the country’s standard of sport in the country, particularly in football. Accordingly, the St Lucia’s Ministry of Youth Development and Sport […]


Governor: Turks and Caicos Has "Real Potential" for Economic Growth

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. […]


After "Significant Turnaround," Turks and Caicos to Hold Elections Nov. 9

Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands will hold its long-awaited elections Nov. 9, according to United Kingdom Foreign Secretary William Hague. The Turks and Caicos has met seven […]


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