turks and caicos

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 …

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 …

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 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 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 …

 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: Bahamian Foreign Minister Brent Symonette and US Charge d’Affaires John Dinkelman (BIS Photo/Kris Ingraham) By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of the Bahamas and the United States are in the process of negotiations to define the maritime border …

 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: a Digicel stand in Haiti during Carnival By the Caribbean Journal staff Digicel Group has acquired Haitian mobile phone operator Voila from parent company Trilogy International Partners. Voila, formerly known as Communication Cellulaire d’Haiti, launched in Haiti in 1998. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Lillian Misick has been named the new Chair of the National Insurance Board of Turks and Caicos, the government announced today. Misick will replace Ervine Quelch, who will complete his five-year term tomorrow. “I am …

 By David P RoweOp-Ed Contributor In the Caribbean, it is well established that political corruption contributes to the spread of organized crime and terrorism. Corrupt politicians participate directly or indirectly in the trafficking of drugs, arms and human beings. In …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands Government served civil proceedings last week on the country’s Progressive National Party seeking to recover land on which the party’s headquarters is …

 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 …

 Updated Monday 4:24 PM By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos has issued a warrant for the arrest of former Premier Michael Misick, the government announced today. Interpol has authorized a “Red Notice” for Misick, who was the …

 Above: Turks and Caicos (Photo: TCIT) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Turks and Caicos reported revenues of $118.5 million in the third quarter of financial year 2011-2012, with a $33.5 million reduction in the territory’s deficit. While …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos has launched a new White Paper proposing new and amended legislation to guide future governance in the territory. The project, which …

 Above: Curacao (Photo: Curacao Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM’s Council of Ministers has agreed to establish a working group to look at issues pertaining to the organization’s associate members, and two territories, Curacao and Sint Maarten, have expressed …

 Above: TCI Governor Damian Roderic Todd on a visit to North and Middle Caicos this week (Photo: TCIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Governor Damian Roderic Todd and the Advisory Council have agreed to a series of …