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Honouring Rob Stewart Shark Conservationist

first_img Related Items:#honouringrobstewart, #magneticmedianews Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppTurks and Caicos, May 9, 2017 – Providenciales – Today, the Department of Environment and Coastal Resources (DECR) and the Reef Action Team (RATs) students from British West Indies Collegiate will be honouring the life of Rob Stewart, the Canadian Filmmaker of the award-winning documentary ‘Sharkwater’.    Stewart died in February this year, in a diving accident at the Queen of Nassau wreck near the Florida Keys.    Rob Stewart, who was 37, was filming a sequel for his documentary at the time of his death.Reports say that Stewart and his diving instructor, Peter Sotis went deep diving three times near the wreck. But after emerging for the third time, Sotis began to lose consciousness.    While the crew tended to him, Stewart disappeared into the water.    His body was discovered 3 days later, around 220 feet under the surface.The honourary event will be held at the National Environmental Centre, Lower Bight Road, Providenciales from 4:00 – 5:00 PM.#magneticmedianews#honouringrobstewartlast_img read more

Royal Robinson picks on government over health issue claims

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppTurks And Caicos Islands, May 19th 2017 :Royal Robinson is accusing the government of downplaying of the outbreak of Scabies among Prisoners. In a release, where he describes himself as the shadow Health Minister, Robinson highlighted plans to relocate the prisoners, to the Green Door Facility, located adjacent to the Community College in Grand Turk. However, the forty men were sent with a clean bill of health back to the Dominican Republic on Tuesday via two government chartered flights. The TCI court was a part of the arrangements made to charge, reduce sentence to time serve and deport, putting on halt any relocation plans for the detention centre, at least for now.Robinson highlighted the scabies parasite as mites, not native to the TCI and a possible threat to students at the college if the relocation happened.  The TCI Government had agreed with the DR consular to have the men sent home, after it was proving too costly and troublesome to continue their detention.Meanwhile, the opposition member says government has not done much to control an apparent mosquito outbreak. In the release, the self named shadow health minister says “government failed to utilise chemicals, trucks and manpower in the fight against mosquitoes, allowing its population to expand to exponential proportions”, describing it as the “most brutal mosquito assault in the TCI in recent years”.His comments come a month after Zika Communications Strategy consultant, Salorne McDonald says there were no new cases of Zika in the TCI for 2017. Last week, government carried out a carried out its Mosquito Awareness week campaign, which involved awareness activities highlighting the ills of breeding mosquitoes.Robinson warns of the high alert for Zika which still remains in the western world. He says TCI cannot waste anymore time while “there is potential for the ill-health of the nation”, as the virus is a real threat to the Caribbean. Robinson says the time had come for no more excuses. He adds that months ago the same government was boasting of change and promising a better life, but now is “failing on basic community health issues.” #MagneticMediaNews#RoyalRobinsonPicksOnTCIGcenter_img Related Items:#magneticmedianews, #RoyalRobinsonPicksOnTCIGlast_img read more