Tag: Law

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

The problem with Zika pregnancy advisories

With links between the Zika virus and fetal abnormalities in babies born to infected mothers, the outbreak has become an issue of reproductive justice for the Caribbean's women

/ February 8, 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

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

Will CARICOM stand up to Venezuela over its Guyana territorial claims?

On May 26, Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro gazetted a decree which, for reasons of territorial defence, created an “Atlantic coast of Venezuela”. This new law contained coordinates and language that effectively claimed sovereignty over the offshore territorial waters of the...

/ June 29, 2015

What will be the impact of the FIFA scandal on Caribbean correspondent banking?

Recent FIFA scandals do nothing to help the already-tenuous relationship between Caribbean and international correspondent banks

/ June 10, 2015