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Arlington NAACP vice president shot and killed while vacationing in Turks & Caicos in attack, police say
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Arlington NAACP vice president shot and killed while vacationing in Turks & Caicos in attack, police say

CNN  —  Kent Carter, vice president of the NAACP’s Arlington, Virginia, branch, was shot and killed Sunday while vacationing in Turks & Caicos to celebrate his 40th birthday, according to statements from the NAACP and the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force. Two people were murdered in a targeted attack on their vehicle, which...

Arlington NAACP vice president shot and killed while vacationing in Turks & Caicos in attack, police say
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Arlington NAACP vice president shot and killed while vacationing in Turks & Caicos in attack, police say

CNN  —  Kent Carter, vice president of the NAACP’s Arlington, Virginia, branch, was shot and killed Sunday while vacationing in Turks & Caicos to celebrate his 40th birthday, according to statements from the NAACP and the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force. Two people were murdered in a targeted attack on their vehicle, which...

American tourist killed by gunfire in Turks and Caicos
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American tourist killed by gunfire in Turks and Caicos

A man from Northern Virginia was killed while vacationing in Turks and Caicos over the weekend, according to the island’s police force. The man, identified by police on Wednesday as Kent Carter, was shot by armed gang members “who acted without conscious.” Police do not believe he was targeted. “The violence is linked to drug...

U.S. citizen killed in gunfire in Turks and Caicos Islands
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U.S. citizen killed in gunfire in Turks and Caicos Islands

An American tourist visiting the Turks and Caicos Islands and two other people were killed in a series of shootings in the British overseas territory Sunday, police said. The U.S. citizen, who was not publicly identified, died after people Police Commissioner Trevor Botting described as “armed criminals” fired indiscriminately into a vehicle at 6 p.m....

Hurricane Fiona batters Turks and Caicos after devastating Puerto Rico
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Hurricane Fiona batters Turks and Caicos after devastating Puerto Rico

Issued on: 21/09/2022 – 00:09 Hurricane Fiona battered the Turks and Caicos islands as a powerful Category 3 storm on Tuesday after leaving a trail of destruction in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. The top US disaster management official was headed to Puerto Rico meanwhile to assess the damage in the US territory still...

Fiona swipes Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico faces big cleanup
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Fiona swipes Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico faces big cleanup

CAYEY, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Fiona blasted the Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday as a Category 3 storm after devastating Puerto Rico, where most people remained without electricity or running water and rescuers used heavy equipment to lift survivors to safety. The storm’s eye passed close to Grand Turk, the small British territory’s...

Hurricane Fiona blasts Turks and Caicos Islands as a “life-threatening” Category 3 storm
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Hurricane Fiona blasts Turks and Caicos Islands as a “life-threatening” Category 3 storm

Hurricane Fiona blasted the Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday as a Category 3 storm after devastating Puerto Rico, where most people remained without electricity or running water. Hurricane conditions slammed Grand Turk, the small British territory’s capital island, on Tuesday morning after the government imposed a curfew and urged people to flee flood-prone areas....

Fiona barrels toward Turks and Caicos : NPR
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Fiona barrels toward Turks and Caicos : NPR

Homes are flooded on Salinas Beach after the passing of Hurricane Fiona in Salinas, Puerto Rico, on Monday. Alejandro Granadillo/AP hide caption toggle caption Alejandro Granadillo/AP Homes are flooded on Salinas Beach after the passing of Hurricane Fiona in Salinas, Puerto Rico, on Monday. Alejandro Granadillo/AP SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Fiona barreled toward...

Strengthening Fiona Barrels Toward Turks And Caicos Islands
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Strengthening Fiona Barrels Toward Turks And Caicos Islands

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A strengthening Hurricane Fiona barreled toward the Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday as it threatened to strengthen into a Category 3 storm, prompting the government to impose a curfew. Forecasters said Fiona could become a major hurricane late Monday or on Tuesday, when it was expected to pass...

Fiona becomes major hurricane as it nears Turks and Caicos Islands
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Fiona becomes major hurricane as it nears Turks and Caicos Islands

Fiona strengthened into a major hurricane as it barreled toward the Turks and Caicos Islands Tuesday, prompting the government of the British territory to impose a curfew. “Storms are unpredictable,” Premier Washington Misick said in a statement from London, where he was attending the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. “You must therefore take every precaution...