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TCI’s Walter Gardiner Expertise commissioned by St Kitts & Nevis

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By Dana Malcolm 

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#TurksandCaicos, March 6, 2023 – Longtime TCI civil servant, Walter Gardiner is again being tapped for his expertise following an invitation from the St Kitts and Nevis Social Security Board to head a compliance and collection  training workshop for the board.

Gardiner who served as Deputy Director of the NIB from its inception in 1991 to 2015 will spend two weeks in the country, hosting the workshop specifically geared towards their Compliance and Inspectorate Department.

Gardiner was the TCI’s first Commissioner of Labour in 1985 and directed the NIB for three years from 2015 to 2017 after advancing from Deputy Director. With a Master’s in Business Administration, his significant experience heading the TCINIB’s collection department he has served as a trainer for several Caribbean countries in the realm of compliance including St. Vincent, Anguilla and Dominica.

According to a press release, Mr. Gardiner would have spent February 20th – March 3rd carrying out trainings in the neighboring country

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Morgan Heritage Member dies

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Rashaed Esson

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#MorganHeritage#PeterMorgan, February 26th, 2024 – Peter Morgan, member of the Grammy Winning Jamaican Reggae Band Morgan Heritage, died on Sunday February 25th at the age of 46. His family made the announcement on Instagram, however the cause of his death was not mentioned. Morgan Heritage, an all family group, children to Jamaican reggae artist Denroy Morgan, was known for hits like “She’s Still loving me.”

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Jamaica Local Govt Elections held

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Rashaed Esson

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#Jamaica#LocalGovElections, February 26th, 2024 – Jamaica’s long awaited local government elections were held today February 26th, after being postponed on several occasions since November of 2020. Reports indicate that just over two million Jamaicans are eligible to vote and that the electoral system was well prepared with a total of 6,726 polling stations in 2,148 locations across the island, open from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Voters selected from 496 nominated candidates across the island. The date for results is yet to be announced

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Ariel Henry to Finalize Agreement with Kenya for Multinational Force – Could Bring Political Tensions.

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Rashaed Esson

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#Haiti#Kenya#ArielHenry, February 26th, 2024 – Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry is flying to Nairobi Kenya on Tuesday February 27th, to finalize the paperwork with Kenyan authorities for the deployment of the multinational force. However, the legitimacy of anything he agrees to or signs is already being questioned because Haiti currently has no parliament and Henry should have demitted office since February 7.  

 

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