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CDB puts climate change on the agenda

CDB puts climate change on the agenda

- BRIDGETOWN – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is calling attention to the work that remains to be done to strengthen the Region’s resilience to climate change impacts. On May 24, CDB will host a seminar to review the Caribbean’s gains in climate adaptation and mitigation, and to examine the implementation of the Bank’s Climate Resilience Strategy 2012-2017. The event will be held during the of CDB’s Board of Governors, in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands

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St. Louis doctor found dead in Turks and Caicos Islands

St. Louis doctor found dead in Turks and Caicos Islands

- A doctor from St. Louis was found dead Thursday after he had been missing for several days in Turks and Caicos, a group of islands north of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The man was identified by the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force as John McGurk, 32, of St. Louis. He was a doctor at Missouri Baptist Medical Center employed by BJC Medical Group. McGurk's body was discovered

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Travelers With Nut Allergies Clash With Airlines

Travelers With Nut Allergies Clash With Airlines

- Photo Rosanne Bloom and her family had just settled into their seats on a flight from Philadelphia to Turks and Caicos Islands on Christmas morning when two airline employees ordered Dr. Bloom, her husband and two boys off the plane. Their luggage had already been removed. The problem? Dr. Bloom had informed the crew that her teenage sons had severe nut allergies. “I said, ‘We have our medicine. We brought

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  • Illinois blacklists Barbados as ‘tax haven’
    Illinois blacklists Barbados as ‘tax haven’


    Barbados is to protest to the American state of Illinois, which has blacklisted this country as a tax haven, following the introduction of a new bill by the state’s house of representatives. Bill HB3419, which also names Anguilla, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Island and Turks and Caicos Islands, forbids business groups or those operating in jurisdictions considered “foreign tax havens” from submitting a bid or entering into a contract with the state of Illinois

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