British Developer Pleads Guilty in Turks and Caicos Islands Corruption Case

British developer pleads guilty in Turks and Caicos corruption case Published on June 3, 2013 PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands — British developer Richard Padgett pleaded guilty in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) on Friday to charges of bribery and conspiracy to pervert the course of public justice by agreeing to present false or …

TURKS AND CAICOS STILL LOOKING TOWARDS INDEPENDENCE, SAYS PREMIER RUFUS EWING

TURKS AND CAICOS STILL LOOKING TOWARDS INDEPENDENCE, SAYS PREMIER RUFUS EWING PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Turks and Caicos Islands is still considering political independence from Britain, Premier Dr. Rufus Ewing has said. Ewing told the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) that “independence remains a major issue” three years after Britain suspended the island’s constitution …

PNP UNITED ON FORMER PREMIER’S MICHAEL MISICK TALKING POINTS

PNP united on former premier’s talking points Published on March 28, 2013 ,TCI News Now. The Progressive National Party (PNP) is apparently now unified behind specific “talking points” that are being spoken to by the party and its supporters and are seemingly being orchestrated by its former leader Michael Misick. The principal point being made …

WAR OF WORDS BETWEEN BRITAIN AND TURKS AND CAICOS CONTINUES

War of words between Britain and Turks and Caicos continues Published on March 15, 2013,by Caribbean News. TCI Premier Rufus Ewing (L) and Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague By Caribbean News Now contributor PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands — In a statement to the House of Assembly in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) on …

Response from Former Deputy Minister Hall for West Caicos Development

Response to Duty Concession for West Caicos Date: 18 February 2013 By: Floyd Hall Subject: Duty Concessions It was a fascinating read for me going through the Development Order entered into by the Government of the Turks & Caicos Islands and West Caicos Development Company. This was particularly so given that at the Commission of …

Letter To William Hague-Premier of the Turks and Caicos Calls for the recall of the Governor

Letter to Rt Hon William Hague-Premier of the Turks and Caicos Calls for the recall of the Governor, the AG and the CFO February 10, 2013 Rt. Hon. William Hague First Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Foreign and Commonwealth Office London Dear Hon. Hague, I take this opportunity to write to you …

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY VOTES TO REPEAL VAT IN TURKS AND CAICOS

House of Assembly votes to repeal VAT, final decision rest with Governor Todd the Dictator Published in TCI POST on 01st February The House of Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to repeal the VAT law………… The Governor put himself in a very awkward position regarding the VAT Bill. It was unprofessional, undiplomatic and dictatorial for him …

Press Statement from Michael Misick in Prison Brazil

Press Statement from Michael Misick in Response to the AG Statement Published in TCI POST on 01st February I have read with amazement the comments of the Attorney General Huw Sheppard as to why I cannot return home voluntarily. Firstly, I nor my legal representatives have ever given any previous assurance of my return nor …

Extradition of Michael Misick

Official request made to Brazil for extradition of former Turks and Caicos premier Published on January 30, 2013 By Caribbean News Now contributor PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands — A formal request for former premier Michael Misick’s extradition to the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) was lodged with the Brazilian government on Tuesday, said TCI …

VAT Discussions in Turks and Caicos.PNP Government against VAT

FORMER PNP GOVERNMENT WAS NEVER IN SUPPORT OF VAT By Floyd Hall – Former Minister of Finance Published in SUN TCI It is most gratifying to see that the two political parties and the business community have finally gotten together to unify around a common cause in the best interest of the people of the …