November 13, 2019

Caribbean Investment Summit to be held this week in St. Kitts-Nevis will look back at country’s innovative idea of economic citizenship 35 years ago and discuss the sustainable path forward

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June 17th, 2019The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis is putting finishing touches on preparations for what promises to be another successful edition of the Caribbean Investment Summit, which the country hosted last year to rave reviews. The 4th annual Caribbean Investment Summit will open with a welcome cocktail reception at the Royal St. Kitts Hotel […]

CARICOM-US relations: What of CBI?

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By Elizabeth Morgan From Jamaica Gleaner You will recall from previous articles that the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) comprises the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBPTA). CBERA’s duration is indefinite, but CBPTA, which amends provisions of CBERA, will expire on September 30, 2020 and would need to […]

UK: Jeremy Corbyn Labour Party conference speech to focus on economy instead of Brexit

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By Richard Hartley-Parkinson  From Metro UK Jeremy Corbyn is set to denounce ‘greed-is good capitalism’ as he sets out plans for a radical reshaping of the UK economy, including a ‘green jobs revolution’ to create 400,000 skilled posts. In his keynote speech to Labour’s annual conference in Liverpool on Wednesday, Mr Corbyn will accuse ‘the […]

Caribbean Head Of State to take closer look Citizenship By Investment program

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 3, 2018: A Caribbean head of state of an Eastern Caribbean nation said this week he will be meeting with CARICOM level crime and security management agencies to discuss compliance with due diligence procedures for Citizenship By Investment, (CBI) programs, operated by other Eastern Caribbean countries. […]

PNB fraud: Antigua confirms Mehul Choksi’s presence in Caribbean country; CBI to move extradition request soon

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From First Post New Delhi: Antiguan authorities have confirmed that Mehul Choksi, the alleged mastermind of the $2 billion scam and uncle of Nirav Modi, is in their country, officials in New Delhi said on Thursday, adding that a move to extradite him will be initiated soon. The communication was received by the CBI in […]

Comparing Caribbean citizenship by investment programs which passport the most profitable of them all?

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From Migronis Citizenship High-income individuals who are looking for means to expand their travelling freedom, and better tax optimization opportunities – but still have not settled for a specific second-passport country will find the following reading informative. Let’s talk about acquisition of your second citizenship through investing in a real estate, or donating to a […]

Cayman Islands: Exciting US College Basketball next week – Event Preview

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Exciting US College Basketball Action on Tap for Cayman Event Preview Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Tickets are on sale for the Cayman Islands Classic, a NCAA Men’s Basketball Preseason Tournament featuring eight top Division 1 Men’s college basketball teams from the U.S. All 12 games will take place at the John Gray gym from […]

David Jessop – Citizenship Programmes: A race to the bottom?

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By David Jessop From Jamaica Gleaner In most nations of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, the OECS, citizenship is available at a cost. It can be purchased by almost anyone who can afford it. There is no qualifying period and no residential requirement. All that is needed is a one-off payment into either an […]

Bank officials under lens in ‘2011 Diary’ case

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By Devesh K. Pandey From The Hindu Vigilance inquiry report records witness statements Several bank officials have come under the scanner of central agencies in connection with the investigation into a “2011 diary”, which the Income Tax Department seized during searches involving a Sandesara group company. “The documents collected so far have also indicated the […]

St. Kitts: PM Harris’ action condemned by CBI consultant and Caribbean diplomat

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From South Florida Caribbean News PM Harris’ action condemned by CBI consultant and renowned Caribbean diplomat in the US BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The recent decision by St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris announcing a drastic 50 percent cut in the investment requirement for its citizenship by investment (CBI) program, ostensibly to […]