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Tag: Turks and Caicos Islands

Hurricane Maria leaves trail of misery

Hurricane Maria leaves trail of misery

| 22/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Turks and Caicos Islands, still literally picking up the pieces from Hurricane Irma, is currently suffering hurricane conditions yet again as the eye of Maria, now a category 3 storm, skims the north shore of the islands. Yesterday Maria ripped across Puerto Rico, killing at least 13 peop [...]

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Cayman reaches out to help BOTs in distress after Irma

Cayman reaches out to help BOTs in distress after Irma

| 11/09/2017 | 49 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands has prepared a humanitarian mission that is flying to Anguilla today, Tuesday, taking teams from the Health Services Authority, Health City Cayman Islands, Department of Environmental Health and Hazard Management, as well as medical supplies, water, non-perishable food and [...]

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RCIPS assists devastated BVI and TCI

RCIPS assists devastated BVI and TCI

| 10/09/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS chopper has been sent to the Turks and Caicos Islands and 16 Cayman Islands officers are now in the British Virgin Islands to help those islands in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. According to the RCIPS, the deployment of cops to the BVI was in response to an urgent request yester [...]

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Ex Cayman prosecutor resigns from TCI top legal job

Ex Cayman prosecutor resigns from TCI top legal job

| 03/06/2016 | 23 Comments
(CNS): The director of public prosecutions in the Turks and Caicos Islands has resigned in the wake of mounting controversies since he was appointed just over one year ago. John Masters, an Australian national, who was at one time a senior prosecutor in the Cayman Islands, has suddenly left both th [...]

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Former Cayman prosecutor under fire in TCI top post

Former Cayman prosecutor under fire in TCI top post

| 30/03/2016 | 1 Comment
(CNS): John Masters, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in the Turks and Caicos Islands and a former senior prosecutor in the Cayman Islands, is under investigation by the country’s Integrity Commission. According to reports from TCI media, a number of complaints have been made about Master [...]

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Misick plans return to political fray

Misick plans return to political fray

| 22/02/2016 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The former Turks and Caicos (TCI) premier, Michael Misick, who is currently on trial on a number of serious corruption and money laundering charges, has announced his intention to run for office at the next general elections, regardless his current circumstances. The national poll is expected [...]

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Missing jury disturbs Misick’s legal team

Missing jury disturbs Misick’s legal team

| 26/01/2016
(CNS): Lawyers defending the former premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands, Michael Misick, raised concerns about the missing jury as the case against their client opened last week. The corruption trial is taking place in front of a single judge because the defendants have been denied the right t [...]

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Corruption case opens against TCI’s former leader

Corruption case opens against TCI’s former leader

| 20/01/2016
(CNS): The trial of Michael Misick, the former premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands, and eight other defendants began Monday, as the crown opened the case against them for corruption charges that date back 13 years. The prosecution claims that Misick and others were immersed in corrupt land deali [...]

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Former TCI leader’s latest challenge to trial fails

Former TCI leader’s latest challenge to trial fails

| 10/08/2015 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Michael Misick, the former leader of the Turks and Caicos Islands who is fighting for a jury trial in the case against him relating to corruption charges, has lost another courtroom battle. The TCI chief justice ruled last week that Misick’s legal team’s arguments were “frivolous an [...]

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TCI, like Cayman, faces surge in violent gang crime

TCI, like Cayman, faces surge in violent gang crime

| 23/06/2015 | 23 Comments
(CNS): As Cayman battles its problems regarding gang violence, robberies and shootings, the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) appears to be battling a similar kind of crime wave among its young people. The premier of the Caribbean overseas territory issued a statement Tuesday calling on the police comm [...]

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Local cops head to TCI for police shooting probe

Local cops head to TCI for police shooting probe

| 08/06/2015 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Four officers from the RCIPS will head to the Turks and Caicos Islands tomorrow in order to investigate the fatal shooting of a suspect there by the local police service at the weekend. An RCIPS spokesperson said the Cayman police are sending two sergeants and two constables at the request of [...]

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