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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

Brazil Court Orders Michael Misick’s Extradition

Brazil Court Orders Michael Misick’s Extradition

Michael Misick, the former Premier of the Turks and Caicos, is legally  set to be extradited back to his island home after a decision today [Oct 29] by the Brazilian courts. Mr Misick fled the Turks & Caicos Islands last year after an arrest warrant was issued for him in relation to allegations of corruption. He said he was “not a fugitive”... Read more of this article

Turks & Caicos Extends Shepheard’s Contract

Turks & Caicos Extends Shepheard’s Contract

The contract for Turks and Caicos Islands Attorney General Huw Shepheard — who previously worked in Bermuda — is being extended by 36 months until September 2016. Huw Shepheard has been TCI Attorney General since September 2010, and the TCI Governor’s office said he has “considerable knowledge and experience of the UK Overseas... Read more of this article

Michael Misick Dismisses Plea Bargain Report

Michael Misick Dismisses Plea Bargain Report

Former Turks and Caicos Islands Premier Michael Misick — who has been arrested in connection with corruption allegations — has dismissed reports that he is negotiating a plea bargain with authorities that would implicate others, the TCI Sun reports. Last week an editorial from the TCI Journal said they are “told that Michael Misick... Read more of this article

TCI Media: Misick Said To Have Bermuda Info

TCI Media: Misick Said To Have Bermuda Info

According to a report from the TCI Journal, former Turks & Caicos Premier Michael Misick is said “to have information on crimes dealing with United States citizens and senior politicians in Jamaica, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands.” In what appears to be an editorial from the staff of the TCI Journal, they state: “We are being told... Read more of this article