Tag: Governance

Would the real tax havens please stand up?

The Caribbean continues to be branded as the home of tax evaders, money launderers and terrorism financiers, but even its accusers know better

/ March 2, 2016

Jamaica’s opposition wins general election as voters tire of austerity

Andrew Holness becomes Jamaica's Prime Minister-elect after narrowly edging out incumbent Prime Minister, Portia Simpson-Miller

/ February 26, 2016

Caribbean citizenship by investment: Lucrative, but at what cost?

Citizenship-by-investment programmes remain controversial, but the revenue potential is enticing. The challenge will be to mitigate the severe reputational risks inherent in the schemes.

/ February 5, 2016

Jamaica goes to the polls on February 25

Optimistic for a second term, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller announced February 25, 2016 as the date for Jamaica's general elections

/ February 1, 2016

Journalist detained at anti-government protests in St. Vincent & the Grenadines

Questions raised after a Grenadian journalist was arrested and detained without charge, while covering anti-government protests in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

/ January 25, 2016

How compliance regulations are hurting the Caribbean’s indigenous banks

With international banks withdrawing from correspondent banking with small states, the threat to the Caribbean's indigenous banks and the private sector is dire

/ January 13, 2016