Monthly Archives: February 2014

Syrian Family First Antigua Citizenship by Investment

February 11th, 2014 (No Comments)

Antigua St. John’s – George Georges and his family of four on Monday became the first people to receive Antigua & Barbuda citizenship under the recently-established Citizenship by Investment Programme. Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer, during a brief ceremony, presented Georges with his Certificate of Citizenship by Registration and his Antigua & Barbuda passport. Earlier in […]

First Citizenship By Investment Passport Sold

February 11th, 2014 (No Comments)

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Antigua & Barbuda citizenship has become a reality for George Georges and his family under a programme which makes people eligible to receive Antigua & Barbuda passports for a price. The Syrian national, who has business interests in Dubai, received his passport yesterday in a brief ceremony. Earlier Georges was administered […]

The perks of Caribbean citizenship

February 2nd, 2014 (No Comments)

Second citizenship and property investment in the Caribbean is being touted as an essential component in wealth preservation To what extent can the Caribbean citizenship programmes support an international wealth preservation strategy? According to UK lawyer Jimmy Webster, wealthy private clients the world over are looking at second citizenships for three main reasons. “The primary […]

Why should you invest in the Caribbean in 2014?

February 2nd, 2014 (No Comments)

If you are looking for a promising property market to invest in this year then the balmy, palm-fringed islands of the Caribbean are certainly a rather pleasant place to start your search. Aside from the popular image of hammocks on sugar-sand beaches, or Simon Cowell and Rhianna swanning around on private yachts, key property and […]

No new taxes in Antigua

February 2nd, 2014 (No Comments)

The Antigua and Barbuda government has presented an EC$874.8 million tax free budget to Parliament announcing also a reduction in the rate of personal income tax and the payment of outstanding arrears to public servants. “This anticipated 15 per cent increase in revenue over the expected actual revenue out-turn for 2013 will not be achieved […]