Caicos Islands


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Caicos Islands:

see Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks and Caicos Islands
, dependency of Great Britain (2015 est. pop. 34,000), 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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Release date- 27082019 - As Tropical Storm Dorian continues to slowly track west-northwest across the Caribbean Sea during the next several days, Delta has issued an additional waiver to include the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands for Aug.
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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.
The 68-year-old singer and former PR woman Amanda Sheppard, 31, who married in a private ceremony on the Turks and Caicos Islands in 2011, were granted a decree nisi at London's High Court.
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