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Weekly News Volume 26 | No. 08 | February 25 - March 2, 2012 Price $1.00 Turks and Caicos FOR ADVERTISING CONTACT: the national newspaper of the turks and caicos islands ON THE WEB Governor faces tough questions – Dissatisfied Islanders voice their concerns in frankest terms Governor Ric Todd’s song was the same for most of Wednesday evening’s public meeting at the Gustavus’ Lightbourne Sports Complex, “Its not true….you are mistaken…you are factually incorrect,” but the people of Provo were not satisfied with these answers, which barely scratched the surface of their queries. inside  Close to 150 persons attended the public meeting and Todd was met by placards that called him out, largely, on issues of transparency. Gov’t revenue soars but TCIG still records a $19.9m deficit GOVERNMENT revenue is up nearly 40 per cent, according to TCIG’s finance chief, but a multimillion dollar deficit remains. PAGE  4 Taxes are legal In response to the upcoming Taxation Without Representation case, which is in an advanced state and ready to file, Governor said the ... PAGE  4 Governor adamant that $10M should be transferred PAGE  7 The National Insurance Board (NIB) and the Interim Administration sorted out administration issues in court on Monday, as they relate to the motion to halt the transfer of the $10M to Government’s coffers. PAGE  5

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