Providenciales, 10 Sept 2015 – At least one Grand Turk attendee expressed that she believes the government has fallen short when it comes to healthcare, job opportunities for the indigenous people and upkeep of the infrastructure.
Frank exchanges are a signature part of the recent Public Press Conferences being hosted by the Rufus Ewing Administration; last night was Grand Turk’s turn.
The Premier was challenged by numbers published from the Country Poverty Assessment, which revealed that Haitians were with nearly 11,000 people in TCI while the British Overseas Territory citizen, and native people together were put at just over 12,000. Applause supported the woman’s position that any new immigration laws must protect and advance Turks and Caicos Islanders first.
The PNP government is accused of rushing the legislation due to be debated in the House of Assembly next week.