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The Turks and Caicos Governor, Gordon Wetherell, is expected to implement his announced plan to suspend the constitution, end self-government and re-impose direct British rule while the country's body politic is overhauled. The process - a rare modern-day example of the return, rather than retreat, of British colonial reach - is expected to take at least two years. The Governor's plumed helmet may have been retired to a display case at the rickety national museum, but Mr Wetherell, a career diplomat, will soon wield executive power once again from Waterloo, a modest white-walled compound that is home to his office and residences on Grand Turk, the archipelago's sleepy capital.
At this point in time, the benefits are seemingly outweighing the drawbacks. Assuming Turks and Caicos will join Canada, we would have an advantageous location for vacationers. Keeping Canadians in search of sun inside of Canada would benefit the economy by keeping spending inside of Canada instead of diverting it to Cuba, Mexico or other Caribbean islands. Another attracting feature would be a place for international vacationers. By joining Canada, the country would obviously enjoy an increase in the standard or living. Becoming a part of the Canadian economy would be a boost in their ability to participate the world's competitive industry of tourism. Canadian military would have a base in the Caribbean on home ice. Not exactly ice, but Canada would grow increasingly in international military stature if Turks and Caicos joined Canada. As Guantanamo Bay is important in American operations, Canada would also have an important base in the region which probably wouldn't interfere with residents of the islands seeing as Canada is largely a peacekeeping force.
Originally posted by infinite
Due to the fact the Mother nation is apart of the European Union, Turks & Caicos will not consider Union with Canada or independence.
The Island, like other colonies in the region, is very dependent on the United Kingdom.