Turks and Caicos Islands

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Turks and Caicos Islands

 (tûrks)
Two island groups of the British West Indies in the Atlantic Ocean southeast of the Bahama Islands. The islands were a dependency of Jamaica after 1874 and became a crown colony in 1962.

Turks and Caicos Islands

pl n
(Placename) a UK Overseas Territory in the Caribbean, southeast of the Bahamas: consists of the eight Turks Islands, separated by the Turks Island Passage from the Caicos group, which has six main islands. Capital: Grand Turk. Pop: 47 754 (2013 est). Area: 430 sq km (166 sq miles)

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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Hurricane Maria made its way to Turks and Caicos and the Bahamas Friday, lashing the islands with wind and rain as it passed near.
Private Jet Services has partnered with The Meridian Club, Turks and Caicos, a beach-front private island resort, to offer private island flights and property inclusions, the company said.
interCaribbean Airways is based in the Turks & Caicos Islands, and operates a fleet of EMB 120, Twin Otter, BE99 aircraft connecting the Turks & Caicos to Antigua, Tortola, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, the Bahamas and Cuba.
The small, relatively flat islands are scattered throughout the 65mile long Caicos Bank and the southern side of the bank offers world class bonefishing.
The School for Field Studies' (SFS) Center for Marine Resource Studies (CMRS) in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) has contributed to local policymaking for more than 20 years.
Having achieved a BBB, outlook stable credit rating this year, we are pleased to be the first corporate entity in the Turks and Caicos Islands to secure financing in the US private placement market.
The recent appearance of an advertisement in the Summer/Fall 2014 Turks & Caicos Real Estate (TCREA) magazine of land being offered for sale as "development land" by Christies International Real Estate has renewed attention on what has been described as the largest land scam in the history of the Turks & Caicos Islands, reports Caribbean News Now (Aug.
Cristobal was expected to dump up to 4 inches (10 centimeters) of rain over Bermuda and lesser amounts over the already sodden Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos.
TURKS & CAICOS (9pm BBC Two) CHRISTOPHER Walken, pictured below, and Winona Ryder make their British TV debut in the second instalment of David Hare's Johnny Worricker trilogy.
Bill Turks & TURKS & CAICOS (9pm BBC Two) CHRISTOPHER Walken and Winona Ryder make their British TV debut in the second instalment of David Hare's Johnny Worricker trilogy.
CHOICE Bill Nighy Turks & Caicos BBC2, 9pm Typical, you wait three years for a sequel to the terrific BBC film Page Eight, and then two come along at once.
SPENDING three weeks filming on a Caribbean island might sound like bliss, but for Love Actually star Bill Nighy, life was far from being a beach when he filmed Turks & Caicos, the second in BBC Two's Worricker trilogy of made-for-TV films.