Stories about Turks & Caicos Isl.

Caribbean: the meaning of identity

  7 November 2011

Creative Commess hosts a blog symposium “about Caribbean people, about West Indian people, about our contemporary experiences … ranging through race & identity to culture, mental health to constructs of beauty and more,” with contributions from seven Caribbean bloggers.

Barbados, Turks & Caicos: Corruption Charges

  21 March 2011

As the brother of Brother of a former Turks and Caicos Finance Minister is arrested on allegations of fraud and money laundering, Barbados Free Press says: “In Barbados when elected or appointed public officials or their family members are found to be engaged in corrupt activities, the politicians will trade...

Latin America, Caribbean: Increase in Food Prices

  4 March 2011

Bloggings by Boz writes: “The FAO reports that February 2011 was a yet a new high on food prices. This has led to several warnings from organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean including ECLAC [Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean] and the IICA [Inter-American Institute for Cooperation...

Turks & Caicos: Now Is The Time

  18 February 2011

The tcipost is calling on “every Turks and Caicos Islander with access to the Internet [to] please use all the social networks at our disposal to demand our right to self determination and bring awareness to our plight.”

Turks & Caicos: Using Social Media for Democracy

  17 February 2011

The tcipost wants fellow islanders to “remember that the people of Egypt this month used the internet to strengthen their voices and share information”, suggesting that they can use the same tools to have their voices heard when it comes to the new constitution “that will dilute our vote as...

Turks & Caicos: Self-Governance Limbo

  22 September 2010

“An election to return self governance for the Turks and Caicos Islands has been postponed…extending London’s direct rule over the Caribbean dependency”: Repeating Islands re-posts the details.

Bahamas, Turks & Caicos: Political Future?

  8 July 2010

“The Turks & Caicos Islands…are politically and financially destitute, and no-one knows when or how they will be able to climb out of the hole”: Bahama Pundit‘s Larry Smith wonders what's in store for their neighbour.

Anguilla, Turks & Caicos: Taking Responsibility

  6 April 2010

Corruption-free Anguilla comments on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's refusal “to accept responsibility for the decline of good government in the Turks and Caicos Islands”, saying: “The inevitable result, I fear, will be the British Government’s international embarrassment.”

Turks & Caicos: Hail To The Chief

  15 October 2009

The Turks and Caicos Islands has a new Chief Executive, whose appointment is “part of the much criticized British takeover of the T&C government following a corruption scandal.” Repeating Islands has the details.

Turks & Caicos: Reactions

  7 October 2009

Repeating Islands features commentary “of international reaction to the British takeover of Turks and Caicos following the corruption scandal surrounding former Premier Michael Misick.”

Bahamas, Turks & Caicos: Federation?

  4 September 2009

News breaks that the Bahamian Prime Minister may be considering forming a federation between the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos, prompting blogger Sidney Sweeting to comment: “Please note that our PM is responding to a suggestion made by the ex-Premier of Turks and Caicos who was forced to resign because...

Bahamas, T.C.I., U.S.A.: Google & Democracy

  1 September 2009

As Google states that it may very well hand over journalists’ IP addresses in connection with the exposure of alleged corruption in the Turks and Caicos, Bahamian blogger Nicolette Bethel comments: “Google’s action threatens the ability — indeed the possibility — for true democracy ever to exist in these, our...

Turks & Caicos: Battle with Britain

  17 June 2009

Following allegations of corruption in the Turks and Caicos, Repeating Islands reports that ”the court of appeal in London is considering a last minute application from the former prime minister of Turks and Caicos…to stop the imposition of direct rule by Britain.”

Bermuda, Turks & Caicos: Report Received

  2 June 2009

“After months of waiting, the Commission of Inquiry into corruption and official misconduct in the Turks & Caicos Islands has delivered its final report”: Bermudian blogger Vexed Bermoothes provides an update.

Caribbean: Hurricane Names

  4 May 2009

Repeating Islands reports that “three Atlantic hurricane names—Gustav, Ike and Paloma—have been retired after those storms killed more than 200 people in the Caribbean region during the 2008 season.”

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