Summer 2003

  • Telling The Tale of Veranda June 1, 2003 By Kathy Borsuk Photo by John Sina For many years the Island Princess, Providenciales’ original beachfront hotel, sat empty, verdant tropical vegetation slowly overgrowing the deserted buildings that once spun so many memories. Emerging from the mists of time is Veranda, a development committed to writing its own memoirs, a story unlike anything else in the Turks ... Read more about this post
  • Procedural Integrity June 1, 2003 of the Election Process By Norman B. Saunders Jr., Saunders & Co. Democracy has never been the cheapest form of government and it always requires assistance to function well. This article looks at certain aspects of the legislative framework upon which our democracy stands. The legislation that is relevant to the Turks & Caicos Islands people’s exercise of ... Read more about this post
  • Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoats of the Reef: June 1, 2003 The Tao of Fish Colour By Shane Paterson Photos by Matt Weedon QUESTION: WHY ARE CORAL REEF FISHES SO COLOURFUL? ANSWER: BECAUSE THEY ARE. THE END. That answer, arguably as true as any other, reflects the fact that we’re really not entirely certain why many coral reef fishes are so incredibly colourful. We once thought we knew but ... Read more about this post
  • The Conquerors of the Deep June 1, 2003 By Charlotte de Fontaubert, Ph.D and Jay Harding Photos by Charlotte de Fontaubert As you meet Belongers during your visit to the Turks & Caicos Islands, do not hesitate to ask them which island they are from. If they come from South Caicos, ask them about the lobster fishermen there — you’ll be in for a lengthy ... Read more about this post

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Sharon Weil Hornstein is the owner/photographer of Sand Dollar Images. Of this her first contribution to Times of the Islands she says, “For me, rainbows have always symbolized hope and opportunity and I believe this photograph captures the power, beauty and resilience of Turk & Caicos through Hurricanes Irma and Maria.” For more of Sharon’s Turks & Caicos images, visit www.sanddollarimages.comand follow her on Instagram @sanddollarimages and @turnstonehousetci.

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