Saint Kitts Raises Cost of Switching Between Investment Options to $25,000

Prime Minister Timothy Harris of Saint Kitts & Nevis has announced, in a circular to agents, that he is amending the rules for switching applications between the real estate investment and donation options under the country’s Citizenship by Investment Programme. Switching between options will henceforth cost US$25,000, up from the previous US$10,000. The move comes

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SKN Opposition Files Vote of No Confidence Against PM: “HRF Used as PM’s Slush Fund”

Leader of Saint Kitts & Nevis’ political opposition, former prime minister Dr. Denzil Douglas, has filed a vote of no confidence against current prime minister Timothy Harris over a litany of extremely serious charges, including what the opposition calls governing methods “reminiscent of a full blown dictatorship”, as well as “gross mismanagement” of the country’s

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900 Homes in St. Kitts Restored With $11.5M From Hurricane Relief Fund Says Govt.

The Saint Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme’s Hurricane Relief Fund (HRF) option – which closed in March after six months of operation – has funded, among other things, the restoration of some 900 homes damaged by last year’s hurricanes, according to the Kittitian government. Prime Minister Timothy Harris said his administration had so

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Saint Kitts & Nevis has 16,544 Economic Citizens says PM Harris

Prime Minister Timothy Harris of Saint Kitts & Nevis has revealed that his country has granted a total of 16,544 citizenships through its Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) since it opened in 1984, according to a Winn FM report. “We were advised by the Canadian Bank Note, who manages our passports, that that 10,777 had

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Saint Kitts Aims for Only 300 CIP-Approvals in 2018, Despite Recent Record Numbers

Saint Kitts and Nevis expects to approve some 300 applications to its Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) in 2018, according to the government’s recently released Estimates for the Year 2018.  The objective appears very conservative in light of the 1,200 applications the program reportedly received under the Hurricane Relief Fund option during its six month

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Antigua PM Lambasts CIP-Critics, SKN PM Urges Emphasis on Harmonization

The Caribbean Investment Summit 2018 is in full swing at the Saint Kitts Mariott. In attendance are several Caribbean prime ministers, as well as some 300 investment migration professionals from across the globe. Prime Minister Browne of Antigua & Barbuda, never one to mince his words, spoke frankly of his disdain for opponents of citizenship

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Range Formally Announces 4th CIP Development: Six Senses in Saint Kitts

Press release via Range Developments:  March 4, 2018  Basseterre, ST KITTS & NEVIS – Range Developments, the developer of luxury hotel resorts in the Caribbean, is bringing the Six Senses brand to the island nation of St. Kitts & Nevis. Six Senses St. Kitts will be set on the site of a former sugar plantation with

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Michael Arrest Related to Bribery Investigation, Timothy Harris Cancels His Gatwick Transit

In an email (seen by the editor) sent from Patrick Reilly head of the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Caribbean, Central America & Mexico Department and addressed to Antigua & Barbuda’s High Commissioner in London, Karen-Mae Hill, UK officials have elaborated on the background for Asot Michael’s arrest at London Gatwick earlier this week. The

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Antigua Cuts Citizenship Price in Half Following Collapse in Market Share

Following a severe reduction in the volume of applications for Antiguan citizenship by investment under the National Development Fund contribution option, Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced in parliament yesterday that the program would lower the contribution requirement from its current US$200,000 to $100,000, according to Antigua Observer. A family of four will pay a contribution

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Vietnamese Government to Promote Saint Kitts CIP to its Own Population

During a meeting with Kittitian Prime Minister Timothy Harris in government headquarters in Basseterre on Tuesday, Vietnamese Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and Ambassador to Saint Kitts & Nevis, Pham Sanh Chau, expressed the Vietnamese government’s wish to promote the Saint Kitts & Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment program among its own people, according to an article published

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