CBI Real Estate Panel: “Allowing Only Ready-Built Projects Defies the Point of CIP”

During a panel discussion at the Investment Migration Forum in Geneva last week, CIU-heads and agents exchanged views on how to ensure the integrity of CBI real estate. The chairman of CIPA, furthermore, indicated a regional CBI-regulator could soon become a reality.

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CIPA Has to be More Proactive, Says Head of Saint Lucia CIU

“The truth is I don’t think CIPA has been very proactive,” says Nestor Alfred, speaking in the context of OECD-blacklists during the Investment Immigration Summit in Hong Kong. “We have not been in the forefront and have not been making statements” he continues, and suggests that, as the technocrats of the industry, CIPA needs to

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Apex’ Kenny Green: Without CIP-Unity, Caribbean Economies Will Not Survive

This article was contributed by Kenny Green, Managing Director of Apex Capital in Dominica. All for one and one for all, united we stand divided we fall. This quote, attributed to Alexandre Dumas as used in the novel the Three Musketeers, aptly describes the challenge we face in the Caribbean. The economic survival of the small

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PM Skerrit in Interview: CIP-Countries Working on Price Agreement, Deeper Integration

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit sat down with Investment Migration Insider to talk about how instrumental the Citizenship by Investment Programme has been to the country’s recovery efforts following last year’s hurricanes (which he calls “literally, a lifesaver”), how he expects the five CIP-countries in the Caribbean to agree on closer cooperation regarding information sharing

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All Five Prime Ministers of Caribbean CIP Countries Meeting to Discuss Price War This Week

An industry source who wishes to remain incognito has confirmed that the prime ministers of all five Caribbean countries that have citizenship by investment programs will be meeting this week in an effort to contain the recent price competition. The source further confirms that all five CIP countries will adopt a common standard for reporting

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Les Khan to Head Citizenship by Investment Programmes Association (CIPA)

The Citizenship by Investment Programmes Association (CIPA), a club for CIP-brandishing countries in the Caribbean, has appointed Les Khan, CEO of the Kittitian CIU, as their chairman, according to a press release (below). Les Khan – who gave an exclusive interview with Investment Migration Insider this summer – is perhaps the most obvious choice for

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