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sufi
16-08-2009, 02:22 PM
The TCI have had their own government since 1976, and have been largely independent of Britain since the 1960s, making Westminster's decision to assert power over the islands all the more controversial.
http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Observer/Columnist/Columnists/2009/8/15/1250360343875/First-Lady-of-Turks--Caic-001.jpg
The island's premier, Galmo Williams, said his country was "being invaded and re-colonised by the United Kingdom". He accused the Foreign Office of "dismantling a duly elected government and legislature and replacing it with a one-man dictatorship".
http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2009/aug/16/whitehall-takes-over-turks-caicos
interesting...
isn't the t&c a tax haven??

compare and contrast to the on-going chagos/d garcia calumny

& uk's never-ending zimbabwe fetish ....

vimothy
17-08-2009, 05:05 PM
& uk's never-ending zimbabwe fetish ....

I love it when Angry Arab accuses The Guardian of being white supremacist in its coverage of Zimbabwe.