April 18, 2021

Sir Ron says visa requirement for Canada likely to be permanent

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From The Antigua Observer Antigua and Barbuda’s High Commissioner to Canada Sir Ronald Sanders says even if the government of Antigua & Barbuda decides to get rid of its Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP), it is unlikely Canada will resume its visa waiver for citizens of the twin island. The Government of Canada ended visa-free travel […]

Antigua & Barbuda objects to being listed as tax haven

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From Antigua Observer ANTIGUA OBSERVER – Antigua & Barbuda, on Wednesday, launched what government said was a strong objection with the US State of Illinois, which has introduced legislation, listing the twin island state and 10 Caricom countries as tax havens. In letters to the Speaker of the House of Represen-tatives of the Illinois General […]

Putting climate polluters in the dock

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From CaribbeanCIC Can Caribbean governments take legal action against other countries that they believe are warming the planet with devastating consequences? A former regional diplomat argues the answer is yes. Ronald Sanders, who is also a senior research fellow at London University, says such legal action would require all Small Island Developing States (SIDS) acting […]

The harsh effects of being less well-off

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 Unemployment has risen in several countries affecting families across the board. They either have less collective income or those fortunate enough to be employed have to contribute to the survival of those without job says Sir Ronald Sanders. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday January 16, 2014 – Throughout the Caribbean, people […]