Caicos Islands


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Cai·cos Islands

 (kā′kəs, -kōs)
One of the island groups constituting the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Atlantic Ocean southeast of the Bahamas.

Caicos Islands

(ˈkeɪkəs)
pl n
(Placename) a group of islands in the Caribbean: part of the British dependency of the Turks and Caicos Islands

Turks′ and Cai′cos Is′lands

(tɜrks; ˈkaɪ koʊs, ˈkeɪ-)
n.pl.
two groups of islands in the SE Bahamas: British crown colonies. 7436; ab. 166 sq. mi. (430 sq. km). Cap.: Grand Turk.
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The Turks & Caicos Islands was given its first sovereign credit rating of BBB+ from international ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P), reports Caribbean News Now (July 2, 2014).
The 68-year-old singer, from Washington, Tyne and Wear, and former PR woman Amanda Sheppard, 31, who married in a private ceremony on the Turks and Caicos Islands in 2012, were granted a decree nisi at London's High Court.
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The 48 square mile island, currently home to just 250 people, is renowned for its long, picturesque stretches of secluded beaches, outstanding natural beauty and has more recently been recognized as key to the future growth and development of the Turks and Caicos Islands chain.
Wired Island Ltd, a company based in the Turks And Caicos Islands which offers sales and marketing services for the tourism and hospitality industries, has announced a 2012 January sale via its marketing website for Turks And Caicos Islands, Turks and Caicos Reservations.
To celebrate the additional airlift, Turks and Caicos Reservations is giving away Bambarra rum cakes to every person who books hotels and villas in the Turks and Caicos Islands through its service.
FOREIGN Office minister Chris Bryant has given the order to impose direct British rule in the Turks and Caicos Islands amid allegations of corruption.