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Report Details Turks & Caico Population Growth

Report Details Turks & Caico Population Growth

The Turks and Caicos Islands has one of the fastest growing populations in the Caribbean according to a new report, which says their population could reach 55,498 people by the year 2027, compared with 32,199 in 2012, with citizens of the Turks and Caicos constituting a “declining proportion.” ECLAC Caribbean said, “The population... Read more of this article

Premier To Attend Meeting In Turks and Caicos

Premier To Attend Meeting In Turks and Caicos

Premier Michael Dunkley will be in the Turks and Caicos Islands this week for the UK Overseas Territories [OT] Heads of Government Pre-Joint Ministerial Council Meeting. A Government spokesperson said, “Held annually, this week’s meeting takes place from July 20 – 21. The meetings are being hosted by Dr. the Hon. Rufus Ewing, Premier... Read more of this article

Unbreakable Ties That Bind Bermuda, Caribbean

Unbreakable Ties That Bind Bermuda, Caribbean

“Despite being separated by hundreds of miles and the vast expanse of ocean, the familial, cultural, and historical ties that bind Bermuda with the islands of the Caribbean are unbreakable,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said in his address to visiting Caribbean delegates. Mr Bean was speaking at the 17th Biennial Conference of Presiding Officers... Read more of this article

UK Overseas Territories Meeting In Bermuda

UK Overseas Territories Meeting In Bermuda

Premier Michael Dunkley will host UK Overseas Territories [OT] Heads of Government in Bermuda this week for the Pre-Joint Ministerial Council [JMC] Meeting, the Cabinet Office advised. This is the second time Bermuda has hosted the Pre-JMC Meetings which take place at Rosewood Tucker’s Point from July 22- 24, 2015. Representation to the forum includes... Read more of this article

Rugby: Bermuda Defeat Turks & Caicos 55 – 3

Rugby: Bermuda Defeat Turks & Caicos 55 – 3

Bermuda got their 2015 North American & Caribbean Rugby Association [NACRA] Championship campaign off to a flying start as they romped to a 55 – 3 win over Turks & Caicos. Playing at the National Sports Centre  on Saturday [Mar 7], Bermuda got 2 tries from Dan Cole and Durnferd Davis, while Paul Dobinson, Tom Healy and Roedolf van der Westhuizen... Read more of this article

Bermuda Rugby Squad Set For Saturday Match

Bermuda Rugby Squad Set For Saturday Match

The 2015 NACRA Caribbean Men’s 15-a-Side Rugby Championships will see a match played tomorrow [Mar 7] between Bermuda and Turks and Caicos at the National Stadium North Field, while the home team “hope to see a lot of supporters next to the field.” Gates will open at 12.00pm, with the day starting off with youth and women’s matches... Read more of this article

Turks & Caicos Responds To Miliband’s Letter

Turks & Caicos Responds To Miliband’s Letter

The Turks and Caicos Islands Government said they “take exception” to UK Opposition Leader Ed Miliband referring to their jurisdiction as a “tax haven”, and added that they wish to align their position with the Overseas Territories that “stand in solidarity on this issue.” The statement from the TCI Government said that,... Read more of this article

Football: Bermuda Defeat Turks & Caicos 5-0

Football: Bermuda Defeat Turks & Caicos 5-0

[Updated] The Bermuda women’s national team began their Caribbean Cup participation this evening [May 23] in the Turks and Caicos, taking on the hosts for their first game of the Cup. Bermuda starting line up for tonight’s match is Jaeda Smith, Ebonie Burgess, Marley Christian, Sarai Paul, Teara Thomas, Jenay Edness, Dominique Richardson,... Read more of this article

Misick Released On Bail In Turks And Caicos

Misick Released On Bail In Turks And Caicos

Former Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands [TCI] Michael Misick was released on conditional bail by the TCI Supreme Court today [Jan 13], with the Governor’s office stating that the Court ordered that the bail terms remain private. Despite that order it appears some details have surfaced, with the TCI Sun reporting that Mr Misick’s bail... Read more of this article

Michael Misick Extradited From Brazil & Charged

Michael Misick Extradited From Brazil & Charged

[Updated] Former Turks & Caicos Premier Michael Misick arrived at the TCI Airport this morning [Jan 7], after being extradited from Brazil. Misick was arrested in late 2012 in Brazil after leaving the TCI in March 2012. In 2009 the TCI Governor, on the instructions of the UK Foreign Office, imposed direct rule on the TCI and the island’s administration... Read more of this article

At Least 17 Dead In Turks & Caicos Boat Incident

At Least 17 Dead In Turks & Caicos Boat Incident

[Updated] Christmas Day started off with a tragedy in the Turks & Caicos Islands, with at least 18 people dying when a boat capsized at around 5am. The boat was believed to be carrying what the TCI Government called “suspected illegal immigrants.” The AP has reported that they were Haitian migrants. A statement from the TCI Government... Read more of this article

Turks & Caicos Islands Inquiry Report Released

Turks & Caicos Islands Inquiry Report Released

The UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office recently released the Sir Robin Auld Commission of Inquiry Report 2008-2009 into corruption in the Turks & Caicos. The issues with the TCI Government have been ongoing for some time, and have lead to the arrest of former premier of the Turks & Caicos Michael Misick, who was arrested last year in Brazil... Read more of this article

TCI AG Resigns, Intends To Start Legal Action

TCI AG Resigns, Intends To Start Legal Action

Turks and Caicos Islands Attorney General Huw Shepheard — who previously worked in Bermuda — has tendered his resignation and intends to start legal action against the TCI Government. The decision comes a few months after Mr Shepheard’s term, which started in 2010, had been extended 36 months to 2016. Mr Shepheard and the recently-elected TCI... Read more of this article