ZIKA BREAKING NEWS

first_imgProvidenciales515 Premises Inspection20 Island-wide and community clean up initiatives182 Swamp Inspection and treatment134 fogging frequency Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppGovernment finally explains where the approved half a million in spending for Zika Virus control is going to be used, and half is set aside for the desperate problem of street cleaning.   We also learn that there are three new cases of Zika in the territory. Residents have been vocal about the quietness and about the apparent inactivity of the country’s Ministry of Health in the aftermath of the announcement since July; that Zika is here in TCI.Today that silence is broken and there is an update on the action plan which includes a breakdown in how that $500 thousand dollars shifted from other capital works projects will be used to fight the bite. Salt Cay74 Premises Inspection4 Island-wide and community clean up initiatives53 Swamp Inspection and treatment64 fogging frequency Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp North and Middle Caicos557 Premises Inspection10 Island-wide and community clean up initiatives179 Swamp Inspection and treatment52 fogging frequencycenter_img Grand Turk778 Premises Inspection7 Island-wide and community clean up initiatives113 Swamp Inspection and treatment162 fogging frequency56 Mosquito Repellent distributed to resident South Caicos223 Premises Inspection7 Island-wide and community clean up initiatives67 Swamp Inspection and treatment57 fogging frequency The Ministry of Health says, about $80k will be used for the promotion and awareness initiative by Health Promotion and Advocacy Unit while approximately $250k will be used for street cleaning by Public Works Department.That leaves, $170k to the Environmental Health Department for staff support and other resource needs.While that resource needs and augmentation of staff at EHD are not detailed in the media statement issued around 2:30pm today, there is a report – by island – on what has been achieved or done between February and August 2016. Related Items:governments breaks down where approved funds for zika management will be spent, half a million approved by TCIG to fight against zikalast_img read more

Blue Haven and Waterloo Investment Holdings to raise funds for Haiti and

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, October 24, 2016 – Tickets available says Blue Haven and Waterloo Investment Holdings Ltd to raise funds and collect goods for Haiti and The Bahamas.In an interview with Magnetic Media this morning, it was explained that a $10 donation gets you access to the Halloween fun and a movie, Ghostbusters 2016, and all proceeds benefit the Hurricane Relief Fund which WHL says it will match, dollar for dollar.Tune in to News Break on Power 92 and KissFM for details on the event where residents are also encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.Blue Haven tickets at the resort, with organizers, at International School and at the Wine Cellar.  Corporate sponsors are also being sought. Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

Car missing after home invasion in Wheeland

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:#homeinvasioninWheeland, #magneticmedianews, #stolen2008NissanSkyline Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppTurks and Caicos, April 11, 2017 – Providenciales – Police need help in tracking down some home invaders who also stole the resident’s car; that car is still missing from an armed robbery in Belgrade Gardens or Phase one in Wheeland.Three men came into the home on Friday night around 9pm, they were dressed in dark coloured clothing and took among other things a Jamaican passport and a 2008 silver Nissan Skyline.   The trio also beat the man who was at the home; the victim was treated at hospital.  At least one of the males, was of slim build, 5’ 8” in height; another was thicker in size.Call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1 800 TIPS, 1 800 8477.#MagneticMediaNews#homeinvasioninWheeland#stolen2008NissanSkylinelast_img read more