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May 23, 2013
On 14 May, 2013, Ms Khalila Astwood-Dorsett, legal counsel for the governor and Mr Peter McKnight, counsel for the applicants, appeared before the Supreme Court Judge Ramsay-Hale on an application by the Attorney General’s Office for a further extension of time for the filing of the governor’s...
May 20, 2013
In answer to the question; why are the beaches along the eastern shores of Grace Bay continually disappearing? The illegal dredging of the Leeward Channel in 2008 almost doubled the depth of the water that passes through Leeward Channel. That means that the volume of water that passes...
May 13, 2013
It would appear that Governor Ric Todd has once again thumbed his nose at the zoning laws of the Turks and Caicos Islands and our established “Beautiful By Nature” customs and now intends to again lobby for a change in beach front building...
May 10, 2013
Are we having another constitutional crisis in the Turks and Caicos Islands, or what? I guess the answer is "what"! Our friends in the Commonwealth Caribbean need take note. One notes with keen interest the continued insistence of Governor Damian Ric Todd...
May 7, 2013
I read with the appreciation and congratulations on the leadership being shown by the Hon Leader of the Opposition, Hon Sharlene Cartwright Robinson, on the critical health issue. The resignation of Dr Abimbola Afolabi signals the corporate and disgust...
May 3, 2013
On April 24, 2013, the Turks & Caicos Islands Planning Department issued a “Refusal of Permission to Develop” to Leeward YC Marina Limited for the proposed maintenance dredging of the Leeward Navigational Channel (PR11342).
April 29, 2013
CADVA (The Caribbean American Domestic Violence Awareness Group) is conducting a survey on the attitudes in the Caribbean towards the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LBGT) community.
April 27, 2013
Edwards Wildman Palmer, the high-dollar UK legal firm that was selected by the British FCO in London to assist in the civil recovery of TCI assets, has instead been spending the tax dollars of TCI residents by defending Governor Ric Todd...
April 24, 2013
Now that the Turks and Caicos Islands Planning Department has officially refused the application of Leeward YC Marina (PR11342) for the dredging of the Leeward Navigational Channel and Marina, presumably because the National Park Ordinance forbids...
April 19, 2013
When I first arrived in South Caicos in March of 1974, I was welcomed by very friendly people who opened their hearts and offered me educational stories of the people for whom the Turks and Caicos was, and would always, be their home.
April 18, 2013
The three non-governmental organizations, along with the Provo Chamber of Commerce, write today to correct the misinformation being disseminated about the project. In last week’s Sun newspaper the proponents advertised that they will...
April 18, 2013
We write with congratulations at your appointment and wish to extend our condolences at the passing of Lady Thatcher. We also take this opportunity to present an issue to your committee which cries out for intervention and further oversight.
April 17, 2013
I note that someone with the pen-name 'Concerned TCI,' reacted to my article on 'Talking Succession Planning,' published by TCI News Now recently. I would like to point out some mischaracterisations he/she made.