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Invest TCI Hosts Successful Second Annual General Meeting at the Ritz Carlton

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#Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands September 28th, 2023 – Invest Turks and Caicos Agency (Invest TCI) celebrated a milestone event with its second Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on September 19th, 2023, at the prestigious Ritz Carlton. The meeting, called to order by the newly appointed Chairman of the Board, Ms. Cindy Ewing, marked a significant moment in the Agency’s journey towards promoting economic development and responsible investment in the Turks & Caicos Islands.

The evening commenced with opening remarks delivered by the Hon. E. Jay Saunders, Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance, Investment & Trade of the Turks & Caicos Islands. Hon. Saunders underscored the pivotal role of Invest TCI in advancing the economic landscape of the TCI and expressed gratitude for the Agency’s commendable service and contributions to the country’s economic development.

CEO Angela Musgrove presented an overview of the Agency’s achievements for the financial year 2022/2023. She emphasized Invest TCI’s commitment to creating a positive impact and shaping the future of the economic landscape, with a focus on fair wealth distribution for all, primarily benefiting the people of the Turks and Caicos Islands.

A significant highlight of the AGM was a compelling panel discussion on “Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG): Investment and its Impact.” The discussion, moderated by Judith Garland, Legal and Compliance Officer of Invest TCI, aimed to raise awareness about ESG, its associated challenges, and the necessary steps to ensure that development initiatives have a tangible and beneficial impact on the lives and communities of the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Distinguished panel participants included The Attorney General, The Hon. Rhondalee Braithwaite-Knowles, OBE, KC; Wesley Clerveaux, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Environment, Fisheries, Marine Affairs, Culture, and Heritage, Agriculture at Turks and Caicos Islands Government; Ivor Stanbrook, Founder and Managing Director of Windward Development and John Fair, Developer of The Strand Development.

During the AGM, Invest TCI also took the opportunity to recognize and reward staff members who exemplified the Agency’s core values of Teamwork, Professionalism, Exceptional Service, Service to Community, Innovation and Creativity, and Growth. Congratulations were extended to Roshaun Malcolm – Executive Administrative Assistant; Alexa Cooper – Vice President-SME Development; Hezron Henry – Marketing Support Officer; Judith Garland – Legal and Compliance Officer; and Temeka Rigby – Administrative Officer.

Commenting on the AGM, Cindy Ewing, Chairman of the Board, stated, “As the newly appointed Chairman of the Board of Invest TCI, I am honored and excited to be a part of this organization’s mission to drive positive change in the Turks & Caicos Islands. Our second Annual General Meeting was a significant milestone, bringing together stakeholders who share our commitment to responsible investment and economic development. I look forward to working with our dedicated team and partners to shape the future of the Turks and Caicos Islands.”

Angela Musgrove, CEO of Invest TCI, commented, “At Invest TCI, we are driven by a vision of an economically vibrant Turks & Caicos Islands where growth is sustainable, inclusive, and beneficial to all. Our AGM provided a platform to reflect on our achievements and to set ambitious goals for the future. We are deeply committed to integrating ESG principles into our work, and the panel discussion on this topic was a significant step in that direction. I am grateful for the dedication of our team and the support of our partners as we work together to create lasting economic and social impact in our community.”

For more information on the AGM, please visit www.investturksandcaicos.tc or contact us at 649 338 4772.

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Stolen Vessel Recovered

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***MEDIA RELEASE***

 

July 20th, 2024.

 

#TurksandCaicos, July 20, 2024 – Shortly after 10 am yesterday (July 19th), the Police Control Room received a report of a stolen boat in the Turtle Cove district.

The description of the vessel given to officers was a black, 26-foot Hurricane boat with two Yamaha engines. Officers were told that the owner had secured the vessel on Thursday evening and had discovered it missing the following day.

Inquiries were conducted, and based on information received, Marine Branch Officers and Response and Operation Unit Officers searched a mangrove just off Five Cays today (July 20th) and recovered the vessel.

Two suspects were seen, one of whom was a 23-year-old from the Bight, Providenciales, who was caught and arrested for suspicion of stealing the vessel. The other suspect managed to escape.

The RTCIPF is asking anyone with information on illegal activities that may assist the police with enquiries to contact 911, the closest police station, the Serious Crime Unit at 231-1842, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477 and anonymously give any information.

Additionally, persons are being asked to download the CrimeStoppers P3 app.

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Firearm and Drug Charges

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July 15th, 2024.

 

SHAIWANZO MISSICK of South Back Salina, Grand Turk, has been charged with six counts of firearm-related offences.

Missick, 30, was charged on July 13 after police officers consulted with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The offences against Missick are:

  • One Count – Discharging Firearm
  • One Count- Discharging Ammunition
  • One Count-Possession of Firearm with intent to commit a serious offence
  • Two Counts-Possession of Ammunition
  • One Count –Possession of Firearm
  • One Count-Possession of Controlled Drugs
  • One Count- Possession of Controlled Drugs with intent to supply.

The charges against Missick came following a report made on Saturday, 29 June 2024,  following a shooting incident in Breezy Brae.

Officers obtained a warrant and searched the accused’s residence based on the information received.

The RT&CIPF is asking the public to notify the closest police station, contact 911, the Serious Crime Unit at 231-1842, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477, and anonymously give any information on illegal activity.

Additionally, persons are encouraged to download the Crime Stoppers P3 app from the Google Play Store or Apple Apps and share information anonymously.

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Five Cays Shooting Update

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#TurksandCaicos, July 19, 2024 – Shortly after noon on July 12th, the Control Room of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force received reports of a shooting in Five Cays, Providenciales. A team of offices was dispatched to Granny Hill.

Upon arrival, several interviews were conducted, and evidential items were retrieved.  Thankfully, no one was injured.

Given the investigation’s sensitivity and lines of inquiry, the RT&CIPF cannot comment further.

We are aware of audio videos and photographs purporting to be the location of where the incident allegedly occurred and ask that persons circulating such be mindful of exposing victims.

The RT&CIPF is again reaching out to the public, emphasising their crucial role in this investigation.

We urge you to notify the closest police station, contact 911, the Serious Crime Unit at 231- 1842, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477, and anonymously provide any information on this shooting or any illegal activity.

Your cooperation is vital in ensuring justice is served. Additionally, persons are encouraged to download the Crime Stoppers P3 app from the Google Play Store or Apple Apps and share information anonymously.

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