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Youthful murderer pleads insanity
Fifteen-year-old Randy Harvey, who stabbed to death 81-year-old Charity Harvey Higgs in her home at Conch Bar Middle Caicos over one year ago, changed his plea from guilty to temporary insanity in a Provo courtroom. When the alleged crime was...
Disaster management team hosts another meeting
The Disaster Management team, which has recently conducted numerous meetings, workshops and seminars, has conducted yet another workshop regarding climate change; exploring what needs to be done locally to temper global warming’s...
Health care financial report targets seniors and families
Following a report admitting that the health care program known as the National Health Insurance Plan (NHIP), which was established and began functioning only last year is already unaffordable and unsustainable, another (second) report has been...
Independence is a must for TCI, says PNP leader
A meeting of the National Governing Council of the Progressive National Party (PNP) has passed a resolution supporting a move for independence from Britain for the Turks and Caicos Islands. In formal statements, leader of the party Clayton Greene has...
New activist group formed
Director of Medical Services Dr Rufus Ewing has formed a new “community activist” group known as the Coalition for Justice and Prosperity, which is registering unemployed persons. Last week, Rev. Conrad Howell set up a booth...
Commentary: Safety net, dragnet and doing without
The most unexciting event of the last two-and-a-half years happened last week. The Progressive National Party (PNP) took a position calling for independence. Ho hum, no surprise at all. This is the only out for looming legal events long expected.
Letter: The challenge of development
The most serious challenge facing the interim government is the uncertain climate created by the imposition of taxes to pay for the follies, games and deliberate mistakes of the former government. It is so tempting to tell them to demonstrate against themselves.