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Caribbean Home: A $25.5 Million Beach Villa in Turks and Caicos

 The latest edition of Caribbean Home heads to the ultra-exclusive private island called Parrot Cay in the Turks and Caicos. Known as a longtime celebrity hotspot, it’s also home to some of the Caribbean’s most expensive real estate. This villa, …

This Caribbean Airline Keeps Expanding

 InterCaribbean Airways is launching new service to both Santo Domingo and Tortola out of Antigua’s recently-redeveloped VC Bird International Airport. The new flights, which begin Thursday, are the latest expansion for the Turks and Caicos-based air carrier. Flights will operate …

JetBlue Launches Fort Lauderdale-Turks and Caicos Flights

 A major new route By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has begun its new daily service between Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, the carrier announced. Fort Lauderdale is the third city from which JetBlue is now offering …

LATEST NEWS

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor TCI Beat Records, the top music label in the TCI, unveiled its musical CD Vending Machine at the Providenciales International Airport earlier this month. The machine holds up to 430 CDs in the racks, with 10 …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Want to make a Jamaican’s mouth water? Just mention patties and Devon House ice cream. Which one of us doesn’t love a piping-hot, flaky-crusted, eat-it-straight-from-the-bag patty, its meaty goodness promising scorched tastebuds and a satisfied …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Tawnya Silloway of Colorado Springs, Colo., who sent in this beautiful photo of sunrise off the dock at Villa Moon Shadow in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands. Do you have a …

 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 …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Souvenir-hunting on Salt Cay? Looking for a memento on Middle Caicos? Put down that made-in-Taiwan T-shirt and snap up these locally made TCI buys. Sakaja, the private-label hot sauce sold exclusively at Da Conch Shack …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands has signed a memorandum of understanding to join the Carbon War Room’s Ten Island Challenge. Turks and Caicos Premier Dr Rufus Ewing and Carbon …

 Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff For the second time in a week, Turks and Caicos Islands authorities have intercepted a sloop carrying migrants from Haiti in the British Overseas Territory’s waters. In a statement, Turks and Caicos Minister …

 Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos has intercepted a sloop carrying 114 migrants from Haiti, officials said on Monday. The sloop was carrying 94 men and 20 women from Haiti, according to the Governor’s office. “It …

 Above: the Gansevoort Turks and Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff The Gansevoort Turks and Caicos hotel has named Mahdi Eghnam its new executive chef. Eghnam will be part of a new culinary team, along with food and beverage director …

 Above: the West Bay Club in Turks and Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff The West Bay Club, a Grace Bay Resort in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos has unveiled a new signature restaurant concept called Noodle Bar + Kitchen. The …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly expressed his “sadness” on Thursday following the deaths of 17 Haitian nationals in the port of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. The migrants, who were traveling illegally …

 Above: the delegation’s arrival in TCI last week (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s government sent a tourism mission to the Turks and Caicos Islands last week. Officials from Haiti’s Ministry of Tourism met with their counterparts …

 The island of Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands is known for a lot of things. But, in our opinion, its culinary excellence is a bit underrated (though that’s starting to change). Coupled with some marvelous hotel properties, it …

 By Alexander Britell Just a few years ago, the Turks and Caicos Islands was in serious trouble. After a UK Commission of Enquiry found evidence of widespread corruption under the government of former Premier Michael Misick, the UK suspended the …

 Above: the TCI House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The contract of Turks and Caicos Islands Attorney General Huw Shepheard is being extended by 36 months, the Governor’s office announced Monday. Shepheard will remain in office until September …