News from the Turks and Caicos Islands:
January 6, 2014
It is a New Year – New Opportunities! New Possibilities! New Dreams! New Vision! God in His wisdom and mercy has granted us the gift of a New Year and what we do with this gift is up to us. May we unwrap this gift with care, gratitude and a mind to positively impact our country, our region and our world.
December 24, 2013
Jill and I had the great privilege to visit Bethlehem this year, on the way to Turks and Caicos from India. The place where Jesus was born is now a shrine visited by millions of pilgrims, like us, from around the world. Despite the crowds it is a town, surrounded by the hills where shepherds can still "watch their flocks"...
December 24, 2013
Another year has passed and this year like before has had its challenges, loss, disappointments, but also its joys and celebrations. Despite it all, God in His mercy continues to bless us with the gift of life and with that continued gift comes hope. This year as we enter the festive season and approach the...
September 17, 2013
Due to the sheer number of online gambling games, the most reputable sites have to constantly strive to come up with new, innovative and exciting ideas to keep players entertained. Bodog.eu online casino has done just that with their creation of what is known as The Bodog Casino Race.
September 9, 2013
The director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, Gil Kerlikowske, said that legalising drugs would not be panacea for drug consumption or drug-related crime. "Neither a single approach of a war on drugs nor an approach of legalisation even begins to address how complex the...
August 24, 2013
Marking the anniversary of the first successful slave uprising in the Western hemisphere, the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said on Friday that telling the story of the slave trade was a crucial way to pay tribute to the freedom fighters and “honour their contributions to...
July 16, 2013
It began with a tweet – one of thousands: “Who is Alex Fraser?” By then the letter Alexander C. Fraser wrote and posted on his Facebook page was viral. First, his letter: Dear George Zimmerman, For the rest of your life you are now going to feel what it’s like to be a black man in America. You will feel people stare...
May 9, 2013
The ocean covers over 70% of the planet, but is threatened by multiple stressors such as bottom fishing, pollution and climate change. Coral reefs support the livelihoods of almost half a billion people; marine litter affects around half of all marine mammals.
May 8, 2013
The Rev. Dr Glen Calvin Misick, a native of the Turks and Caicos Islands, is the newly appointed pastor of Old First Presbyterian Church of Newark, NJ. Located in downtown Newark, Old First is the oldest registered church in the Garden State. It was founded in 1666.
May 8, 2013
This post is going to be all about Pine Cay after my usual opening blather. I know you're probably ready for some warm blue water photos, especially as we read the headlines about another snowstorm in Denver this week. We've got some sunny beach images to share.