Caicos Islands


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Caicos Islands:

see Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks and Caicos Islands
, dependency of Great Britain (2005 est. pop. 20,600), 166 sq mi (430 sq km), West Indies. There are more than 30 cays and islands, of which eight are inhabited. Geographically, the islands are a southeastern continuation of the Bahamas.
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The US National Hurricane Centre said the eye of the storm is near the Turks and Caicos islands, while rains and high waves are starting to subside along the northern coast of Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
Life-threatening wind, rain and a storm surge are expected in the Turks and Caicos Islands throughout today.
Large loads are split up into smaller loads before entering the southern Bahamas, sometimes bypassing the customs station in Great Inagua, which is strategically located between the Turks and Caicos Islands, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Jamaica.
The Turks & Caicos Islands are a popular destination for Haitian migrants despite authorities warning them that the voyage is perilous.
Residents in the sparsely populated southeastern Bahamas and the tiny British Caribbean dependency of the Turks and Caicos Islands hunkered down as Cristobal's rains pelted windowpanes.
He married Amanda in January 2012 in a simple private ceremony at the Amanyara luxury beach resort on the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The Insurance Industry in Turks and Caicos Islands, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017
And this cactus can be seen all over Central and South America, and is in fact one of the main symbols of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Orkin, a subsidiary of Rollins Inc (NYSE: ROL), has set up its 21st international franchise in the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean.
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.