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Weekly News Volume 26 | No. 38 | September 22 - 28, 2012 Price $1.00 Turks and Caicos FOR ADVERTISING CONTACT: the national newspaper of the turks and caicos islands ON THE WEB NEW PUZZLE COMING SOON IN THE T urks and C aicos Weekly News PUZZLE trivia VAT referendum SUPPORT GROWS The newest group opposing the implementation of the Value Added Tax (VAT) is a grassroots movement, the TCI People’s Referendum Committee, which has amassed overwhelming support, according to co-chair, Mr. O’Brien Forbes. PAGE  5 inside  Decision on highrise up to elected government – Todd THE green light for the highrise development is a decision that will be left for and elected government, according to Governor Ric Todd. PAGE  4 Chevron TCI sells assets to French company A FRENCH supplier of petroleum, the multinational company RUBIS, is the newest investor in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) with its purchase of Chevron’s assets here. PAGE  7 TCI wins top honours at WTA THE Turks and Caicos Islands remains a top regional tourism destination, distinctly noted when the island and several local resorts copped top honours at the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean and Americas Ceremony. PAGE  22 PPP is a movement, leader Harold Charles The People Progressive Party (PPP) officially launched on Wednesday. The candidates named on the ticket to date are, Dr. Edward Smith, deputy leader Mr. Zhavago Jolly, leader Mr. Harold Charles and Mrs.DorellDelancy PAGE  8

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