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2008-10-22 15:00:27

Fortis Turks and Caicos, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortis Inc. (TSX: FTS), reports that electricity service has been restored to all customers ready to receive service who were impacted by Hurricane Ike, a Category 4 hurricane which struck the Turks and Caicos Islands in early September. Customers in the utility's service areas of North Caicos, Middle Caicos and South Caicos were most impacted by the Category 4 hurricane. With assistance provided by the Hurricane Response Team mobilized by...

2008-09-20 12:00:28

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website on 19 September Providenciales, Turks and Caicos: Turks and Caicos Islands Premier Michael Misick has warned opposition parties to stop playing politics with the lives of Grand Turk and South Caicos residents who are trying to recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Ike. The government has been accused of being partisan in the provision of aid to citizens affected by the hurricane. But Misick told the Caribbean...

2008-09-11 12:00:27

The Turks & Caicos Hotel and Tourism Association (TCHTA) reports that it is largely 'business as usual' for the majority of its member properties and services catering to tourism in the island chain. Most properties in Providenciales, the main tourism center, suffered only minimal damage during the recent Hurricanes Hanna and Ike that passed by the islands. Greater damage was experienced in the outlying islands of Grand Turk, South Caicos and Salt Cay. Power has been restored...

2008-09-10 18:00:15

The Turks & Caicos Islands Tourist Board is pleased to welcome travelers to Providenciales with the opening of Providenciales International Airport (PLS) for unrestricted commercial flights. Minimally impacted by Hurricane Ike, Providenciales' powder white sand beaches have been cleared of debris, its crystal clear oceans are calm and most water activities are resuming. Provo is buzzing as people return to normal, everyday life and tourists enjoy the island paradise. "More than 50...

2008-02-21 12:00:34

AMBERGRIS CAY, Turks & Caicos, BWI, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Turks & Caicos Sporting Club at Ambergris Cay, a 1,100-acre private residential island and equity sporting club, is pleased to announce the completion of its 5,700-foot airstrip, the longest lighted, paved private airstrip in the Caribbean. The private airstrip offers members an opportunity that few other destinations can match -- the chance to fly directly to their own private Caribbean island. Ambergris Cay Airport...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'