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New Citizenship By Investment Index – Which Country Came First?

New Citizenship By Investment Index – Which Country Came First?

Professional Wealth Management, a publication from the Financial Times, has today launched the world’s first comprehensive guide to the programmes that populate the economic citizenship industry – the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Index. Economic citizenship – also known as citizenship by investment – is a niche sector that sees the overlap of investment and immigration,(…)

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visits Anguilla and British Virgin Islands

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visits Anguilla and British Virgin Islands

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson flew into Barbados this afternoon, and transferred to a military flight directly up to Anguilla.  On Wednesday he will visit the British Virgin Islands before returning to the UK. Mr Johnson will be viewing the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma and the UK’s huge relief effort first hand.  He will(…)

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New IPU and UN Women map shows women’s representation in politics stagnating

New IPU and UN Women map shows women’s representation in politics stagnating

Bridgetown, Barbados –  While Dominica, Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago are among the countries in the Caribbean and Americas region where women ministers are nearing or exceeding the gender parity position of 30 per cent of representatives, the number of women in executive government and in parliament worldwide has stagnated, with only marginal improvements since 2015,(…)

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Women In The Changing World Of Work: Planet 50-50 By 2030

Women In The Changing World Of Work: Planet 50-50 By 2030

  Message by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017 Across the world, too many women and girls spend too many hours on household responsibilities—typically more than double the time spent by men and boys. They look after younger siblings, older family members, deal with illness in the family(…)

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