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Administrator of the Turks and Caicos was the administrator of the Turks and Caicos from 1859 to 1973.
Afro-Caribbean, a term not used by West Indians themselves but first coined by Americans in the late 1960s, describes Caribbean people who trace at least some of their ancestry to West Africa in the period since Christopher Columbus' arrival in the region in 1492.
Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer-songwriter.
AM broadcasting is a radio broadcasting technology, which employs amplitude modulation (AM) transmissions.
Amateur radio, also known as ham radio, describes the use of radio frequency spectrum for purposes of non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, private recreation, radiosport, contesting, and emergency communication.
The Ambergris Cays are a group of small islands within the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Anita Denise Baker (born January 26, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter.
The terms anno Domini (AD) and before Christ (BC) are used to label or number years in the Julian and Gregorian calendars.
The Antilles (Antilles in French; Antillas in Spanish; Antillen in Dutch and Antilhas in Portuguese) is an archipelago bordered by the Caribbean Sea to the south and west, the Gulf of Mexico to the northwest, and the Atlantic Ocean to the north and east.
Anya Williams (born) is a Turks and Caicos islander who is Deputy Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
An apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading).
Arawakan (Arahuacan, Maipuran Arawakan, "mainstream" Arawakan, Arawakan proper), also known as Maipurean (also Maipuran, Maipureano, Maipúre), is a language family that developed among ancient indigenous peoples in South America.
Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.
An archipelago, sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands, or sometimes a sea containing a small number of scattered islands.
Area code 649 is the local telephone area code of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
(born 1951) is a former minister of development and commerce from the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
Bahamian Creole (known as Bahamian dialect or Bahamianese) is an English-based creole language spoken mainly in the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands.
Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).
The Battle of Grand Turk was a battle that occurred on 9 March 1783 during the Anglo-French War.
Beaches Resorts is an operator of all-inclusive resorts for couples & families in the Caribbean, founded in 1997.
A bean is a seed of one of several genera of the flowering plant family Fabaceae, which are used for human or animal food.
Belonger status is a legal classification normally associated with British Overseas Territories.
Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt (born August 15, 1972) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Billy Ocean (born Leslie Sebastian Charles; 21 January 1950) is a Trinidadian-English recording artist who had a string of R&B international pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s.
A biodiversity hotspot is a biogeographic region with significant levels of biodiversity that is threatened with destruction.
Boyz II Men is an American R&B vocal group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, best known for emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies.
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
The British Nationality Act 1981 (c.61) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom concerning British nationality since 1 January 1983.
The British Overseas Territories (BOT) or United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are 14 territories under the jurisdiction and sovereignty of the United Kingdom.
The British Overseas Territories Act 2002 (c.8) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which superseded parts of the British Nationality Act 1981.
The status of British Overseas Territories citizen (BOTC) relates to persons holding British nationality by virtue of a connection with a British Overseas Territory (BOT).
The British Virgin Islands (BVI), officially simply "Virgin Islands", are a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean, to the east of Puerto Rico.
Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is an American actor, producer, and singer.
Cable & Wireless Communications Ltd was a British multinational telecommunications company headquartered in London, United Kingdom with operations in Pan-America (the Caribbean and Central America).
In broadcasting and radio communications, a call sign (also known as a call name or call letters—and historically as a call signal—or abbreviated as a call) is a unique designation for a transmitter station.
The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is an organization of fifteen Caribbean nations and dependencies whose main objective is to promote economic integration and cooperation among its members, to ensure that the benefits of integration are equitably shared, and to coordinate foreign policy.
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is a financial institution that helps Caribbean nations finance social and economic programs in its member countries.
Manihot esculenta, commonly called cassava, manioc, yuca, mandioca and Brazilian arrowroot, is a woody shrub native to South America of the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The Caucasian race (also Caucasoid or Europid) is a grouping of human beings historically regarded as a biological taxon, which, depending on which of the historical race classifications used, have usually included some or all of the ancient and modern populations of Europe, the Caucasus, Asia Minor, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, Western Asia, Central Asia and South Asia.
Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens, March 23, 1953) is an American recording artist whose career has spanned five decades, beginning in the 1970s as the lead vocalist and focal point of the funk band Rufus.
A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
Christopher Bryan (born 17 November 1960) is a former association football player from the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The Church of God, with headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, United States is a Pentecostal Christian denomination.
Citrus is a genus of flowering trees and shrubs in the rue family, Rutaceae.
Clement Howell (Dec. 10, 1935-Aug. 2, 1987) was a politician from the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Club Med SAS, commonly known as Club Med and previously known as Club Méditerranée SA, is a private French company specializing in premium all-inclusive holidays.
Cockburn Harbour is a settlement in the Turks and Caicos.
Cockburn Town is the capital city of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is that body of law derived from judicial decisions of courts and similar tribunals.
Conch is a common name that is applied to a number of different medium to large-sized shells.
The Conch Bar Caves, located on Middle Caicos, is the largest above-ground cave system in the Bahamas-Turks and Caicos Islands archipelago.
Conquistadors (from Spanish or Portuguese conquistadores "conquerors") is a term used to refer to the soldiers and explorers of the Spanish Empire or the Portuguese Empire in a general sense.
A constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchy in which the sovereign exercises authority in accordance with a written or unwritten constitution.
Country codes are short alphabetic or numeric geographical codes (geocodes) developed to represent countries and dependent areas, for use in data processing and communications.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Crown colony, dependent territory and royal colony are terms used to describe the administration of United Kingdom overseas territories that are controlled by the British Government.
A cruise ship or cruise liner is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, when the voyage itself, the ship's amenities, and sometimes the different destinations along the way (i.e., ports of call), are part of the experience.
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.
David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, (17 January 1863 – 26 March 1945) was a British statesman of the Liberal Party and the final Liberal to serve as Prime Minister.
Delano Williams (born 23 December 1993) is a British sprinter, originally from the British Overseas Territory of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Figures for the population of Europe vary according to how one defines the boundaries of Europe.
A dependent territory, dependent area or dependency is a territory that does not possess full political independence or sovereignty as a sovereign state yet remains politically outside the controlling state's integral area.
The Deputy Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands shall be a Turks and Caicos Islander and shall be appointed by the Governor in pursuance of instructions given by Her Majesty through a Secretary of State, and who shall hold office during Her Majesty’s pleasure.
Derek Hugh Taylor (born 1 October 1951) was Chief Minister of the Turks and Caicos Islands from 31 January 1995 to 15 August 2003.
Richard Wagstaff Clark (November 30, 1929 – April 18, 2012) was an American radio and television personality, television producer and film actor, as well as a cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1987.
Digicel is a mobile phone network provider operating in 31 markets across the Caribbean, Central America, and Oceania regions.
IS-54 and IS-136 are second-generation (2G) mobile phone systems, known as Digital AMPS (D-AMPS), and a further development of the north-American 1G mobile system AMPS.
The Turks and Caicos Islands are divided into five administrative districts (one in the Turks Islands and four in the Caicos Islands), and the Island of Grand Turk; four of these are headed by District Commissioners, and Providenciales District is run by the Permanent Secretary of the Office of the Premier in Providenciales.
The Dominican Republic (República Dominicana) is a sovereign state located in the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region.
East Caicos is the fourth largest island in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Encomienda was a labor system in Spain and its empire.
England and Wales is a legal jurisdiction covering England and Wales, two of the four countries of the United Kingdom.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Errion Donaldson Charles (born 7 December 1965) is a sportsman from the Turks and Caicos Islands who has represented his nation at international level at both association football and cricket, despite being born on the neighbouring island of Saint Vincent.
Ethnologue: Languages of the World is an annual reference publication in print and online that provides statistics and other information on the living languages of the world.
Eva Jacqueline Longoria Bastón (born March 15, 1975) is an American actress, producer, director, activist and businesswoman.
An exclusive economic zone (EEZ) is a sea zone prescribed by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea over which a state has special rights regarding the exploration and use of marine resources, including energy production from water and wind.
FLOW was formerly a brand of Columbus Communications providing residential and business telephone, Internet and television services across the Caribbean.
FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting using frequency modulation (FM) technology.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), commonly called the Foreign Office, is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom.
Sir Frederick Smith, KA MBE, QC (6 July 1924 – 11 July 2016) was the former Attorney-General of Barbados and former Chief Justice of the Turks and Caicos Islands 1987-1990, President of the Court of Appeal of Grenada and assistant Attorney General of British Cameroons.
Fresh water (or freshwater) is any naturally occurring water except seawater and brackish water.
Gavin Glinton (born 1 March 1979 in Grand Turk) is a retired Turks and Caicos Islands footballer.
"God Save the Queen" (alternatively "God Save the King", depending on the gender of the reigning monarch) is the national or royal anthem in a number of Commonwealth realms, their territories, and the British Crown dependencies.
Sir Frederick Gordon Roy Ward OBE is a retired British judge who has served in various countries of the Commonwealth.
The Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands is the representative of the British monarch in the United Kingdom's overseas territory of Turks and Caicos Islands.
Grand Turk Island is an island in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.
Gregory Watts (born 26 April 1967) is a former footballer from the Turks and Caicos Islands.
A ground station, earth station, or earth terminal is a terrestrial radio station designed for extraplanetary telecommunication with spacecraft (constituting part of the ground segment of the spacecraft system), or reception of radio waves from astronomical radio sources.
GSM (Global System for Mobile communications) is a standard developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) to describe the protocols for second-generation digital cellular networks used by mobile devices such as tablets, first deployed in Finland in December 1991.
Haiti (Haïti; Ayiti), officially the Republic of Haiti and formerly called Hayti, is a sovereign state located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean Sea.
Haitian Creole (kreyòl ayisyen,; créole haïtien) is a French-based creole language spoken by 9.6–12million people worldwide, and the only language of most Haitians.
Hemp, or industrial hemp (from Old English hænep), typically found in the northern hemisphere, is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial uses of its derived products.
High School Musical is a 2006 American musical television film and the first installment in the ''High School Musical'' trilogy directed by Kenny Ortega.
Hispaniola (Spanish: La Española; Latin and French: Hispaniola; Haitian Creole: Ispayola; Taíno: Haiti) is an island in the Caribbean island group, the Greater Antilles.
The House of Assembly is the legislature of the British Overseas Territory of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The House of Commons of Canada (Chambre des communes du Canada) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate.
The ICC Americas Championship is a one-day cricket tournament organised by ICC Americas for non-Test national cricket teams in the Americas affiliated with the International Cricket Council.
Inagua is the southernmost district of the Bahamas, comprising the islands of Great Inagua and Little Inagua.
The following is an alphabetical list of topics related to the British Overseas Territory of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Indo-Caribbeans are Caribbean people with roots in the Indian subcontinent.
Infant mortality refers to deaths of young children, typically those less than one year of age.
Intelsat, S.A. is a communications satellite services provider.
Interhealth Canada is an international provider of healthcare services specialising in orthopaedics and trauma.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.
An Internet service provider (ISP) is an organization that provides services for accessing, using, or participating in the Internet.
The International Criminal Police Organization (Organisation internationale de police criminelle; ICPO-INTERPOL), more commonly known as Interpol, is an international organization that facilitates international police cooperation.
An island or isle is any piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water.
ISO 4217 is a standard first published by International Organization for Standardization in 1978, which delineates currency designators, country codes (alpha and numeric), and references to minor units in three tables.
Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea.
James Alexander George Smith McCartney (30 June 1945 – 9 May 1980) also known as J. A. G. S. McCartney or "Jags" McCartney was a politician from the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Jehovah's Witnesses is a millenarian restorationist Christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream Christianity.
Jennifer Anne Garner (born April 17, 1972) is an American actress.
Sir John Charles Rowell Fieldsend, KBE (13 September 1921 – 22 February 2017) was a judge who served as the first Chief Justice of Zimbabwe.
John Patrick George Freeman (born 25 March 1951) is a British diplomat who is Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Colonel John Herschel Glenn Jr. (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016) was a United States Marine Corps aviator, engineer, astronaut, and United States Senator from Ohio.
John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter and actor.
Joyce Anne Anelay, Baroness Anelay of St Johns (born 17 July 1947) is a British Conservative Party politician, previously serving as Minister of State of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office from August 2014 to June 2017.
Juan Ponce de León (1474 – July 1521) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador born in Santervás de Campos, Valladolid, Spain in 1474.
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) is the highest court of appeal for certain British territories and Commonwealth countries.
Kenneth Ray Rogers (born August 21, 1938) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Kristen Ruhlin is an American actress.
The terms right-hand traffic (RHT) and left-hand traffic (LHT) refer to the practice, in bidirectional traffic situations, to keep to the right side or to the left side of the road, respectively.
Life expectancy is a statistical measure of the average time an organism is expected to live, based on the year of its birth, its current age and other demographic factors including gender.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
The Commissioner of the Turks and Caicos was the administrator of the Turks and Caicos Islands from 1874 to 1959.
Council President of the Turks of Caicos was the administrator of the Turks and Caicos from 1848 to 1874.
This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area.
James Todd Smith (born January 14, 1968), known professionally as LL Cool J (short for Ladies Love Cool James), is an American rapper, actor, author and entrepreneur from Queens, New York.
Lobsters comprise a family (Nephropidae, sometimes also Homaridae) of large marine crustaceans.
Loyalists were American colonists who remained loyal to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War, often called Tories, Royalists, or King's Men at the time.
The Lucayan Archipelago (named for the original native Lucayan people), also known as the Bahama Archipelago, is an island group comprising the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the British Overseas Territory of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The Lucayan people were the original inhabitants of the Bahamas before the arrival of European colonizers.
Christopher Brian Bridges (born September 11, 1977), known professionally as Ludacris, is an American rapper and actor.
A mangrove is a shrub or small tree that grows in coastal saline or brackish water.
A marsh is a wetland that is dominated by herbaceous rather than woody plant species.
Samuel Mayer "Max" Saltsman (29 May 1921 – 28 November 1985) was a Canadian businessman and politician for the social-democratic New Democratic Party, and served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for the Waterloo South, Waterloo and Waterloo–Cambridge electoral districts from 1964-1979.
Mayaguana is the easternmost island and district of the Bahamas.
Melocactus (melon cactus), also known as the Turk's cap cactus, is a genus of cactus with about 30-40 species.
Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.
Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.
Michael Bolotin, The Jewish Historical Society of New Haven, 1998.
Michael Eugene Misick (born 2 February 1966) is the former chief minister of the Turks and Caicos Islands from 15 August 2003 to 9 August 2006 and was the first Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands from 9 August 2006 to 23 March 2009.
Middle Caicos, also Grand Caicos, is the largest island in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom, its dependencies and its overseas territories.
Mouchoir Bank, in Spanish also called Banco de Pañuelo Blanco, is a submerged bank that is disputed by the Turks and Caicos Islands and the Dominican Republic.
Multiracial is defined as made up of or relating to people of many races.
Nam Định Football Club (Câu lạc bộ Bóng đá Nam Định) is a Vietnamese football club based in Nam Định.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
Nassau is the capital and commercial centre of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.
Nathaniel J.S. Francis (1912–2004) was a politician from the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
A national sport is considered to be an intrinsic part of the culture of a nation.
Navidad Bank (Banco de la Navidad) is a submerged bank in the Atlantic Ocean north of the Dominican Republic and southeast of the Territory of Turks & Caicos.
The New Democratic Party (NDP; Nouveau Parti démocratique, NPD) is a social democraticThe party is widely described as social democratic.
Nile Gregory Rodgers Jr. (born September 19, 1952) is an American record producer, songwriter, musician, composer, arranger and guitarist.
Norman B. Saunders (born 1943) is a former politician from the Turks and Caicos Islands.
North Caicos is the second-largest island in the Turks and Caicos Islands (after Middle Caicos).
An offshore financial centre (OFC) is a jurisdiction specializing in providing corporate and commercial services, such as offshore banking licenses (international banking license) or the incorporation of offshore companies (international business companies).
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.
Oswald O'Neil Skippings (born 1953) is a politician from the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the Turks and Caicos Islands: The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are a British Overseas Territory comprising two groups of tropical islands north of the Caribbean Sea in the North Atlantic Ocean.
COMO Parrot Cay is a private island resort, part of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The People's Democratic Movement is a political party in the Turks and Caicos Islands founded by James Alexander George Smith McCartney and Lewis Edwin Astwood III.
Physical geography (also known as geosystems or physiography) is one of the two major sub-fields of geography.
Pine Cay is an privately owned island occupied by 36 homeowners and a small exclusive resort The Meridian Club in the Turks and Caicos Islands.The Meridian Club consists of 13 beachfront hotel rooms, a restaurant, clubhouse and bar.
Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence by ship or boat-borne attackers upon another ship or a coastal area, typically with the goal of stealing cargo and other valuable items or properties.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
The Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands is the political leader and head of government.
A private member's bill in a parliamentary system of government is a bill (proposed law) introduced into a legislature by a legislator who is not acting on behalf of the executive branch.
The Progressive National Party is a political party in the Turks and Caicos Islands, currently led by Washington Misick.
Providenciales (often Provo locally) is an island in the northwest Caicos Islands, part of the Turks and Caicos Islands, a British Overseas Territory.
Providenciales International Airport, on the island of Providenciales in the Caicos Islands, is the main international airport serving the Turks and Caicos Islands, a British Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom.
Puerto Rico (Spanish for "Rich Port"), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico") and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea.
Racers Track Club is a sprint training group based in Kingston, Jamaica established by Glen Mills with the stated aim of producing a greater number of world champions than any other track club.
Sir Richard William Ground, (2 May 1949 – 22 February 2014) "Former Chief Justice Sir Richard Ground dies", 23 February was an English judge in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda.
Ripsaw is a musical genre which originated in the Turks and Caicos Islands, specifically in the Middle and North Caicos.
Rob Margolies (born February 28, 1983) is an American film producer and director.
Sir Robert Laird Borden, (June 26, 1854 – June 10, 1937) was a Canadian lawyer and politician who served as the eighth Prime Minister of Canada, in office from 1911 to 1920.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nassau (Archidioecesis Nassaviensis) is an archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church in the Caribbean.
The Roman Catholic Mission Sui Iuris of Turks and Caicos (Missio Sui Iuris Turcensium et Caicensium) is a mission ''sui iuris'' of the Latin Church of the Roman Catholic Church in the Caribbean.
Salt Cay is the second largest of the Turks Islands, one of the two island groups forming of the British territory of the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church is a Protestant Christian denomination distinguished by its observance of Saturday, the seventh day of the week in Christian and Jewish calendars, as the Sabbath, and by its emphasis on the imminent Second Coming (advent) of Jesus Christ.
Sharlene Linette Cartwright-Robinson JP (born September 4, 1971) is a Turks and Caicos Islands politician and lawyer who is the Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Silver Bank (Banco de la Plata) is a submerged bank in the Atlantic Ocean north of the Dominican Republic and southeast of the Territory of Turks & Caicos.
Sisal, with the botanical name Agave sisalana, is a species of Agave native to southern Mexico but widely cultivated and naturalized in many other countries.
South Caicos is the seventh-largest island in the Turks and Caicos archipelago, with a land area of.
The Spanish Empire (Imperio Español; Imperium Hispanicum), historically known as the Hispanic Monarchy (Monarquía Hispánica) and as the Catholic Monarchy (Monarquía Católica) was one of the largest empires in history.
The Special Committee on Decolonization (its full official title being the Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples; also known as the U.N. Special Committee of the 24 on Decolonization, the Committee of 24, or simply, the Decolonization Committee) was created in 1961 by the General Assembly of the United Nations with the purpose of monitoring implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples and to make recommendations on its application.
Spiny lobsters, also known as langustas, langouste, or rock lobsters, are a family (Palinuridae) of about 60 species of achelate crustaceans, in the Decapoda Reptantia.
Sponges, the members of the phylum Porifera (meaning "pore bearer"), are a basal Metazoa clade as sister of the Diploblasts.
A swamp is a wetland that is forested.
The Taíno people are one of the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean.
Taíno is an extinct and poorly-attested Arawakan language that was spoken by the Taíno people of the Caribbean.
Tapioca is a starch extracted from cassava root (Manihot esculenta).
A tax haven is defined as a jurisdiction with very low "effective" rates of taxation ("headline" rates may be higher).
The Bahamas, known officially as the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is an archipelagic state within the Lucayan Archipelago.
The World Factbook, also known as the CIA World Factbook, is a reference resource produced by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) with almanac-style information about the countries of the world.
"This Land of Ours" is the local national song of the Turks and Caicos composed by Dr.
William Anthony Parker Jr. (born 17 May 1982) is a French professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Trevor Anthony Ariza (born June 30, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.
Trouvadore was a Spanish slave ship that was shipwrecked in 1841 near East Caicos in the course of a run transporting Africans to be illegally sold to the sugarcane plantations in Cuba.
Turks and Caicos Creole is an English-based creole spoken in the Turks and Caicos Islands, a West Indian British overseas territory in the Bahama Archipelago.
The Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association is the governing body of football in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
General elections were held in Turks and Caicos Islands on 15 December 2016.
The Turks and Caicos Islands cricket team is the team that represents the British overseas territory of the Turks and Caicos Islands in international cricket matches.
The Turks and Caicos Islands national football team is the national team of the Turks and Caicos Islands and is controlled by the Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association.
The Turks and Caicos Weekly News, also known as the TC Weekly News, is a weekly newspaper serving the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Twenty20 cricket, sometimes written Twenty-20, and often abbreviated to T20, is a short form of cricket.
The United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories is a list of places that the United Nations General Assembly deems to be "non-self-governing" and subject to the decolonization process.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
The United States Virgin Islands (USVI; also called the American Virgin Islands), officially the Virgin Islands of the United States, is a group of islands in the Caribbean that is an insular area of the United States located east of Puerto Rico.
The Universal Postal Union (UPU, Union postale universelle), established by the Treaty of Bern of 1874, is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that coordinates postal policies among member nations, in addition to the worldwide postal system.
The University of the West Indies (UWI), originally University College of the West Indies, is a public university system established to serve the higher education needs of the residents of 18 English-speaking countries and territories in the Caribbean: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and Turks and Caicos Islands.
Vanessa Anne Hudgens (born December 14, 1988) is a Filipino-American actress and singer.
Washington Misick (born 1950) is a politician from the Turks and Caicos Islands.
West Caicos is an island in the Turks and Caicos Islands southwest of Providenciales.
The West Indies or the Caribbean Basin is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
Zachary David Alexander "Zac" Efron (born October 18, 1987) is an American actor.
.tc is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Turks and Caicos Islands.
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