Monthly Archives: August 2013

Citizenship by Investment Opens, Antigua

August 31st, 2013 (No Comments)

ST JOHN’S, Antigua- A Canadian has been named to head the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU), which opened its doors on Monday August 26.   Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer told Parliament that Don Myatt would bring a wealth of experience.   “He has over 38 years’ experience with the government of Canada Foreign Service and […]

CEO of Citizenship By Investment Unit, appointed

August 31st, 2013 (No Comments)

Antigua St. John’s – During Parliament yesterday, Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer announced Canadian Don Myatt appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU).   “He has accepted the offer to head the unit for a period of one year with the option to renew for a further year,” the PM said […]

Citizenship Forum to premiere Antigua in Dubai

August 31st, 2013 (No Comments)

The Global Citizen Forum, a platform for exchange between all relevant Global Citizen stakeholders in an effort to build awareness, educate and promote the concept as a way of life, is set to take place on Sept.12 at the Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Dubai.   The forum is being curated by Arton Capital as a […]

Media reports CIP is targeting “anxious Chinese”

August 14th, 2013 (No Comments)

ST JOHN’S, Antigua- As Antigua & Barbuda gets ready to accept applications for its Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP), a New York Times report has suggested “anxious Chinese” are the target.   The Finance Ministry said the CIP Unit is being outfitted with furniture and should be completed and ready to accept applications by August […]

Caribbean Nations Race to Attract Chinese Immigrants

August 14th, 2013 (No Comments)

Caribbean governments are slashing requirements for visas and citizenship to attract wealthy Chinese immigrants in the hope of drawing capital to their shores.   While investor immigration programs are technically open to all, immigration lawyers say that governments are targeting anxious Chinese who are looking for potential escape plans for their families and protection for […]

Caribbean nations wooing Indian immigrants

August 12th, 2013 (No Comments)

Soon, cricket may not be the only connection Indians have with the Caribbean. Countries like St Kitts & Nevis, Dominica and Antigua have rolled out attractive citizenship-for-cash programs to woo Indian immigrants.   The latest to launch a citizenship-by-investment (CIP) program is Antigua & Barbuda, a tiny independent Commonwealth state in the eastern Caribbean which […]