Countries in the Caribbean remain divided on the way forward in dealing with the protracted political crisis in Venezuela. At a meeting of the Permanent Council of the Organisation of […]
The government of Antigua and Barbuda has described as “productive and constructive” talks with officials of the Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line regarding the ongoing impasse between them that had led to the company cancelling several scheduled calls to the island.
Trinidad and Tobago is among seven Caribbean countries named on the revised financial blacklist of the European Union (EU).
The updated list follows an assessment of 92 countries by the Commission of Finance Minister of the EU based on three criteria: tax transparency, good governance and real economic activity, as well as one indicator, the existence of a zero corporate tax rate.
The report published on March 12 states that Trinidad and Tobago continues to be recognized as a non-cooperative jurisdiction concerning taxation because it “has a “Non-Compliant” rating by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes for Exchange of Information on Request”.
The Organisation of East Caribbean States (OECS) is conducting a survey to assess the sub-region’s knowledge of climate change and its related issues.