Following two civil recovery related Supreme Court rulings handed down by Justice Ramsey Hale last week, acting attorney general Rhondalee Braithwaite, said, “We are delighted to have been successful in obtaining judgment in the claim against Richardson Arthur.”
Those listening to the House of Assembly proceedings recently were surprised to hear education minister Akierra Missick say that currently there are schools in the TCI that had more teachers than students. “Some schools have more teachers than students but this is not unusual in an island territory...
In what appears to be unannounced changes to immigration laws, new fees and penalties that appear to be unavoidable are causing former work permit holders to go underground. The changes are not affecting the large resorts who bring hundreds of workers into the TCI.
A senior Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) delegation is travelling to Brussels to take part in the Ministerial Conference of the Association of the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTA) of the European Union (EU) this week 4-10 December 2013
The leader of the opposition led a party delegation of four, including party chairman Clarence Selver, Goldray Ewing and Josephine Connolly, in a two-hour session with Caribbean Community (CARICOM) officials last Tuesday. The opposition Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) welcomed the delegation.
The pending merger between two of the principal air carriers servicing the TCI from the US has rates climbing. American Airlines, which has an exclusive service rights for the TCI from its Miami hub, will next week complete its merger with US Airways.
The department of social development and gender affairs, ministry of environment and home affairs has embarked on a campaign to bring awareness to violence against women and the Convention for the Elimination of all Forms of Violence against Women in the Turks and Caicos.
Grace Bay Beach, retaining its position as second to none, has once again copped the most prestigious and fiercely vied for title as World’s Best Beach. This was the announcement amongst roars of applause at the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala, held in Doha, Qatar, on Saturday evening.
The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), has made a formal request on behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to the United States-CARICOM Council on Trade and Investment, to reject the petition of WildEarth Guardians, an environmental NGO based in Denver, Colorado...
My previous article on this subject of legacy dealt with underdevelopment and authoritarianism, politics not being development oriented, managed freedom as opposed to real freedom, a system of indentured servants, rather than indigenous people development, and a legacy of education as a strategy...
Letter: On reflection, what was the fight with the former AG and former governor all about, Mr Premier?
Now that the premier can boast and campaign that he “sent the former attorney general home”, there is need for a dose of reality and realism on how governments are run. In the old days there was a colonial secretary, whose office was succeeded by the much dreaded “chief secretary”.
The TCI Supreme Court has recently handed down two judgments on land flipping: the Richardson ruling was in favour of the AG, while the AG's case against Robinson was dismissed, but the results were far from a draw. As usual the Governor’s spokesman, Neil Smith, was quick to issue...
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