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Turks & Caicos Acting Governor On Spirit Visit

Turks & Caicos Acting Governor On Spirit Visit

Turks and Caicos Acting Governor  Anya Williams recently welcomed the Spirit of Bermuda when it arrived during its ‘In the Wake of Mary Prince’ expedition, speaking to the crew and students “on the historical links between both territories from genealogy to architecture and engaged in lively conversation with the young mariners.” The... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda Departs Turks & Caicos

Spirit Of Bermuda Departs Turks & Caicos

The students and crew aboard the Spirit of Bermuda have now departed Turks and Caicos, beginning the more than 800 mile journey back to Bermuda. The trip — entitled ‘In the Wake of Mary Prince’ – includes history lessons from Dr. Theodore Francis, who previously explained to Bernews that they are “using the story of Mary Prince,... Read more of this article

Students Meet Turks & Caicos Deputy Governor

Students Meet Turks & Caicos Deputy Governor

After sailing to the Turks & Caicos onboard the Spirit of Bermuda, the students and crew received a visit from Deputy Governor Anya Williams, and are enjoying their time in the island, taking the opportunity to visit locations including Cockburn Town, the lighthouse, salt museum and more. The trip — entitled ‘In the Wake of Mary Prince’... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda Arrives In Turks & Caicos

Spirit Of Bermuda Arrives In Turks & Caicos

The Spirit of Bermuda arrived in the Turks & Caicos this morning [July 9] and after the students and crew took “much desired hot showers” they went on a tour of the island. The trip — entitled ‘In the Wake of Mary Prince’ – include lessons and perspectives from Bermudian historian Dr. Theodore Francis, who previously... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda Halfway To Turks & Caicos

Spirit Of Bermuda Halfway To Turks & Caicos

The Spirit of Bermuda has reached the halfway point in their journey to the Turks & Caicos, with the students onboard receiving lessons from Bermudian historian Dr. Theodore Francis. An update from the Captain said, “Spirit has reached the half-way point as of yesterday [July 7] morning. They are now picking up the Trade Winds [fresh easterly... Read more of this article

Video: Spirit Leaves With A Block Of Limestone

Video: Spirit Leaves With A Block Of Limestone

The Spirit of Bermuda — and a number of local students and a block of Bermuda limestone — have departed the island for a special learning voyage focusing on Mary Prince, which will sail to the Turks & Caicos as the students receive lessons from Bermudian historian Dr. Theodore Francis.A spokesperson explained that the Spirit is delivering... Read more of this article

Video: Dr. Francis On Mary Prince Voyage

Video: Dr. Francis On Mary Prince Voyage

Local students will sail through history as they travel to Turks & Caicos aboard the Spirit of Bermuda in a trip entitled ‘In the Wake of Mary Prince,’ which will include lessons and perspectives from Bermudian historian Dr. Theodore Francis. The students depart soon, and Dr Francis said that over the next two weeks, he will be sharing... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers To Train At Overseas Camp

Regiment Soldiers To Train At Overseas Camp

Island soldiers today jetted off for a two week overseas exercise at a United States Marine Corps base. About 140 Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers will be joined by 10 Marines from the new Turks & Caicos Islands Regiment, who have already undergone a week’s training at Warwick Camp, for the trip to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. RBR Major Preston... Read more of this article

Premier Burt Meets With Turks & Caicos Premier

Premier Burt Meets With Turks & Caicos Premier

Premier David Burt welcomed the Premier of the Turks & Caicos Islands Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson at the Cabinet Office today [Feb 20].A Government spokesperson said, “At the Cabinet Office today, Premier David Burt welcomed his colleague the Premier of the Turks & Caicos Islands Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson. “Premier Cartwright-Robinson... Read more of this article

Governor Meets With Turks & Caicos Premier

Governor Meets With Turks & Caicos Premier

Governor John Rankin and Deputy Governor Alison Crocket met with Premier of the Turks & Caicos Islands Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson, along with members of her Government, at Government House today. “The delegation from the Turks & Caicos Islands is visiting Bermuda to study approaches taken to tackling gang violence. The Premier and His... Read more of this article

Turks & Caicos Hotel Appoints Paul Telford

Turks & Caicos Hotel Appoints Paul Telford

[Updated] The Shore Club Turks and Caicos announced the appointment of Bermudian Paul Telford as their new General Manager. A spokesperson said, “The Shore Club Turks and Caicos, Travel + Leisure magazine’s #1 Resort in the Caribbean in 2019, is proud to announce the appointment of Paul Telford as the new General Manager. “A Bermudian... Read more of this article

Bermuda Police Set To Assist Turks & Caicos

Bermuda Police Set To Assist Turks & Caicos

Three Bermuda Police Service officers will be deployed to Turks & Caicos following a request from the Commissioner of the Royal Turks & Caicos Islands Police Force. A Bermuda police spokesperson said, “Following a request from the Commissioner of the Royal Turks & Caicos Islands Police Force for specialist capabilities, three Bermuda... Read more of this article

Column: MP Akierra Missick Of Turks & Caicos

Column: MP Akierra Missick Of Turks & Caicos

[Opinion column written by MP Chris Famous] Over the last summer I have had the privilege and honour to represent Bermuda during the 43rd annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association [CPA] conference held in Cayman Islands June 16thto June 23rd. During this conference we got to meet fellow parliamentarians from around the Caribbean region. Some were... Read more of this article