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By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Consultant and former Caribbean Diplomat) At last a French President visited Haiti – a country that contributed greatly to France’s accumulation of wealth in the 18th Century and which France impoverished for a century after that. Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in devastated Haiti […]

France in Haiti: A fresh start by Sarkozy?



It is a classic case of “passing the buck”, but Caribbean jurisdictions that offer offshore financial services will be the victims of lax regulation by the OECD countries – the UK and US in particular.  Britain’s Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, and the US Senate and Congress have both now shown […]

“Tax haven” jurisdictions – Sitting Ducks and Scapegoats



The threat to the financial services sector of the Caribbean is growing everyday and is becoming more evident in reports by media who have swallowed hook, line and sinker that so-called “tax havens” are helping US, European and Japanese nationals, both persons and companies, to evade taxation in their home […]

Is the Caribbean Financial Services Sector Asleep?