Fall 2004

  • Talking Taino: Eats, Shoots & Leaves September 1, 2004 Story & Photos By Dr. Bill Keegan and Dr. Betsy Carlson The Turks & Caicos Islands are a great place to take a vacation. One of the most common vacation activities is lying on the beach and reading a good book. In this regard, let us suggest Lynne Truss’s book: Eats, Shoots & Leaves (Gotham Books, ... Read more about this post
  • Island Hoppers September 1, 2004 Story & Photos By B. Naqqi Manco, Conservation Officers, Turks & Caicos National Trust Island ecology is a fascinating subject. Plant and animal species typically arrive on islands after leaving, or being taken from, larger continental homes. When introduced onto an island, a plant or animal species may find that the conditions are not suitable there, and ... Read more about this post
  • A Sound Decision September 1, 2004 The economics of condo hotels By Brian McDonald ~ Photos courtesy OBM International In the Turks & Caicos Islands, condominium hotels are becoming increasingly popular among developers, residents and visitors considering investing in the Islands. What makes this concept so well received? Sometimes referred to as hybrids, condo hotels merge ownership opportunities with the appeal of services and ... Read more about this post
  • Treasures of the Sea: September 1, 2004 Shells of The Turks and Caicos Islands P3 Story and Photos by Richard Ground In this, the third and final article in a series on the shells of the Turks & Caicos Islands, I look at the Bivalves. After the Gastropods, Bivalves are the other great division of the Molluscs, and many will be familiar from the ... Read more about this post
  • Doing The Wash: September 1, 2004 Money Laundering & the Offshore Finance Industry By Jonathan Katan, LL.B (Hons), McLeans International Attorneys There is no doubt that when many people hear the words offshore finance, they think money laundering, even if they are not entirely sure what it is. This has been called the “Grisham effect” with shows such as “Law and Order” promoting ... Read more about this post
  • Nove Over Aloe, September 1, 2004 There’s A New Kid In Town By Hugh G. O’Neill, Hugh G. O’Neill & Co. Times of the Islands readers will be familiar with previous articles on “bush” medicine practiced in the Islands over the decades. The Turks & Caicos boast a rich oral history and tradition personified in the tales of such Islanders as Leon Godet ... Read more about this post
  • Joie de Vivre: Caribbean Paradise Inn September 1, 2004 By Kathy Borsuk I was prepared to be angry with Jean Luc Bohic, owner of Caribbean Paradise Inn. When I had arrived at 9 AM for our first meeting, an employee named Raoul simply said, “Boss still sleeping, make big party last night.” I passed some time running errands and returned about an hour later, bemoaning ... Read more about this post

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Hobbyist photographer and Assistant Director for Research & Development at the TCI Department of Environment & Coastal Resources Dr. Eric F. Salamanca took this rare photo of a Bahama Woodstar hummingbird enjoying the nectar of Moringa flowers.

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