The European Union has rejected the Prime Minister Theresa May United Kingdom's Brexit Proposal

How does this affect us in Turks & Caicos?

Theresa May says it is: "unacceptable" for the EU to reject the UK's Brexit proposals "without a detailed explanation and counter-proposals".

She went on to say that "Throughout this process, I have treated the EU with nothing but respect. The UK expects the same. A good relationship at the end of this process depends on it."

"The EU should be clear: I will not overturn the result of the referendum. Nor will I break up my country."

"There are over 3 million EU citizens living in the UK who will be understandably worried about what the outcome of yesterday’s summit means for their future. I want to be clear with you that even in the event of no deal your rights will be protected."

For those of us living in Turks & Caicos as a British Territory we're keeping a close eye on negotiations as it will no doubt affect us going forward.

You can watch her full statement below:

Brexit talks "at an impasse"

A summit that started with warm mood music ended up with Theresa May and Britain out in the cold. EU leaders didn't budge an inch and Mrs May is headed home clutching a Chequers plan in tatters, already savaged by her MP's - and now rejected by Europe. All hope now rests on reaching a deal by the next summit in October.

"This was not how this summit was meant to go"

We'll be sure to share more news when it comes available, but for now what are your thoughts on Brexit and how it might affect us here in the TCI?