turks and caicos

Op-Ed: If Matters Go Wrong

By David P Rowe Op-Ed Contributor If matters go wrong in a free society, it is in the public interest that a free media exist to provide the public with information that the public has a right to know. This […]

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 […]

A New Start for Nassau's West Bay Street

Above, from left: Sarkis Izmirlian, chairman and CEO of Baha Mar, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham, Works Minister Neko Grant and Archbishop Patrick Pinder of the Roman Catholoic Diocese of the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos (BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson) By the […]

New Director at Cayman National Museum

By the Caribbean Journal staff Archaeologist Dr Margaret Leshikar-Denton has been named the new director of the Cayman Islands National Museum. Leshikar-Denton had previously worked at the museum as an archaeologist for 16 years doing research and producing displays. “I […]


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 […]

David Smith Gets 30 Years in Prison

By Robert Di Pano Caribbean Ponzi schemer David Smith, whose OLINT scheme defrauded investors across Florida and the Caribbean out of over $220 million, has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison in the United States by Judge Mary […]

Tropical Storm Watch for Bahamas, Turks

The Bahamian government has issued a tropical storm watch for the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos islands. As of 5PM yesterday, Tropical Storm Emily was located about 185 south-southeast of Puerto Rico, and 650 miles southeast of Great Inagua. […]

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 […]


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