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American tourist vacationing in Turks and Caicos shot in armed robbery

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American tourist vacationing in Turks and Caicos shot in armed robbery

- FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (ABC) -- A manhunt in the Caribbean island nation of Turks and Caicos for the gunmen who shot an American tourist. 57-year old Michael Jones arriving in Fort Lauderdale, medically evacuated from the Caribbean island nation of Turks and Caicos after he was shot by masked gunmen during an armed burglary late Friday night. "Two suspects had forcibly entered from the rear of the property, forced their way into the interior of the building," said Police Commissioner James Smith
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American Tourist On Vacation In Turks and Caicos Shot During Armed Robbery

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American Tourist On Vacation In Turks and Caicos Shot During Armed Robbery

- An American tourist who went on vacation in Turks and Caicos was just shot during an armed robbery at his resort. Yahoo shared the details about what happened to the 57-year-old U.S. citizen while on a trip with his family. He was shot on Friday night and had to be medically evacuated to Florida for treatment. The Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force explained that the man was shot by a masked man who came into their vacation villa
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Alabama man shot while on family vacation in Turks and Caicos

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Alabama man shot while on family vacation in Turks and Caicos

- FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A tourist from Alabama is recovering in a Florida hospital after authorities say he was robbed and shot while vacationing with his family in Turks and Caicos. In a statement, Royal Turks and Caicos police said Kevin Newman was shot in the abdomen early Friday. News outlets report Newman underwent surgery at a hospital in Turks and Caicos and was in a medically induced coma when he was flown to a hospital in Fort Lauderdale for further treatment
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Turks and Caicos 'shocked and saddened' by shooting of Alabama tourist

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Turks and Caicos 'shocked and saddened' by shooting of Alabama tourist

- gofundme The family, including wife Tiffany and son Gavin, is from Smiths Station, Alabama. In a statement, they said Newman was "robbed at gunpoint and shot." News outlets report he received blood transfusions and was listed in stable condition on Saturday. The Turks and Caicos Ministry of Tourism said in a statement they are "shocked and saddened" by the incident and that the Newman family remains in their thoughts and prayers
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American Tourist Shot During Robbery in Turks and Caicos While on Family Vacation with Wife and Son

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American Tourist Shot During Robbery in Turks and Caicos While on Family Vacation with Wife and Son

- An American tourist who was robbed at gunpoint Friday morning while vacating in Turks and Caicos with his family has returned to the United States, multiple news outlets report. Kevin Newman, of Smiths Stations Alabama, was shot during an early morning robbery near the resort he was staying at in the Grace Bay Providenciales of the Caribbean archipelago, Royal Turks and Caicos Islands police announced Friday
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American tourist from Alabama robbed and shot while vacationing in Turks and Caicos

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American tourist from Alabama robbed and shot while vacationing in Turks and Caicos

- An Alabama man was in serious condition after being robbed and shot while vacationing with his family in Turks and Caicos Islands. gofundme The man was on vacation with his wife and son. A gofundme account had raised more than $21,000 this afternoon. The account was set up to raise $15,000 to cover the cost of transporting Newman to the U
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American tourist robbed, shot in Turks and Caicos is medically evacuated to US

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American tourist robbed, shot in Turks and Caicos is medically evacuated to US

- An Alabama man remains in serious condition at a Florida hospital after he was robbed at gunpoint and shot early Friday while vacationing with his family in Turks and Caicos, police said. The Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force responded to the shooting in the Grace Bay of Providenciales, an island in the Turks and Caicos archipelago, at around 1:43 a
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AL man remains in medically-induced coma following robbery, shooting in Turks and Caicos

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AL man remains in medically-induced coma following robbery, shooting in Turks and Caicos

- (WTVM) - An East Alabama man has been robbed and shot while on vacation abroad. Family members of Smith Station resident, Kevin Newman, tells News Leader 9 he was found shot several times near the resort he was staying at with his wife and son. Kevin, his wife Tiffany, and son Gavin were vacationing in Turks and Caicos which nephew Michael McEachern says was on his bucket list
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CDB puts climate change on the agenda

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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

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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

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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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  • Turks and Caicos 'shocked and saddened' by shooting of Alabama tourist
    Turks and Caicos 'shocked and saddened' by shooting of Alabama tourist

    , al.com

    gofundme The family, including wife Tiffany and son Gavin, is from Smiths Station, Alabama. In a statement, they said Newman was "robbed at gunpoint and shot." News outlets report he received blood transfusions and was listed in stable condition on Saturday. The Turks and Caicos Ministry of Tourism said in a statement they are "shocked and saddened" by the incident and that the Newman family remains in their thoughts and prayers
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  • Turks and Caicos: Where women hold the top jobs
    Turks and Caicos: Where women hold the top jobs

    , bbc.co.uk

    Hillary Clinton may not have shattered the ultimate glass ceiling, and indeed women globally still occupy a meagre percentage of top public sector posts, but as Gemma Handy reports, there is one Caribbean country where females are bucking the trend. December saw the election of the first female premier of the tiny British territory of Turks & Caicos (TCI). She is Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson. Women also claim the titles of deputy
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  • Illinois blacklists Barbados as ‘tax haven’
    Illinois blacklists Barbados as ‘tax haven’

    , barbadostoday.bb

    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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Health

  • Travelers With Nut Allergies Clash With Airlines
    Travelers With Nut Allergies Clash With Airlines

    , nytimes.com

    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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Society & Culture

  • St. Louis doctor found dead in Turks and Caicos Islands
    St. Louis doctor found dead in Turks and Caicos Islands

    , stltoday.com

    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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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
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Travel & Recreation

  • American Tourist On Vacation In Turks and Caicos Shot During Armed Robbery
    American Tourist On Vacation In Turks and Caicos Shot During Armed Robbery

    , inquisitr.com

    An American tourist who went on vacation in Turks and Caicos was just shot during an armed robbery at his resort. Yahoo shared the details about what happened to the 57-year-old U.S. citizen while on a trip with his family. He was shot on Friday night and had to be medically evacuated to Florida for treatment. The Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force explained that the man was shot by a masked man who came into their vacation villa
    Read More ...

     

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    Tags: Crimes |  Travel & Tourism |  Vacation |  Tourism |  Tourists |  Robberies |  Armed robbery | 

Science & Nature

  • CDB puts climate change on the agenda
    CDB puts climate change on the agenda

    , nationnews.com

    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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  • Olivia Munn Looks Flawless Celebrating Her Birthday (and America's!) in Turks and Caicos
    Olivia Munn Looks Flawless Celebrating Her Birthday (and America's!) in Turks and Caicos

    , people.com

    Olivia Munn shares a birthday weekend with America, and she’s celebrating both with a girls’ trip to Turks and Caicos. The X-Men: Apocalypse actress, who turns 37 on July 3, and a handful of friends are shacking up at a pristine beach villa for a five-night stay on the Caribbean island. Her oceanfront home away from home is known as the Beach Enclave North Shore Villa and ordinarily goes for $20,000 for a similar stay
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