EU takes Bahamas, St Kitts off tax haven list

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) — The European Union (EU) on Friday removed the Caribbean nations of The Bahamas and Saint Kitts and Nevis from a blacklist of tax havens, bringing the number of jurisdictions to seven. The nations were struck from the list after …

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Southwest Airlines (LUV) and LATAM Airlines Group (LTM) Head-To-Head Review

Southwest Airlines and LATAM Airlines Group are both transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations. Southwest Airlines pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%.

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Region urged to brace for wetter than usual period of rain

A few days before the start of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season, the Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology says the precipitation outlook trends to a usual or a wetter than usual period in the Leeward Islands, but drier than usual in Barbados, the Guianas, Trinidad and Tobago and the Windward Islands. In its latest Caribbean Climate Outlook, the CIMH is also predicted that the ABC Islands, – Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao as well as the Greater Antilles will experience wetter than usual periods.

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Guyana to ratify CARICOM arrest treaty

Guyana will move to ratify the CARICOM Arrest Treaty, which was signed by several member states, including Guyana, in Grenada last July, Minister of State Joseph Harmon announced yesterday. Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, The Bahamas and Barbados have also signed the treaty but have not yet ratified it.

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EU removes Bahamas, St Kitts from tax haven blacklist

European Union finance ministers agreed on Friday to remove the Caribbean island countries of the Bahamas and Saint Kitts and Nevis from an EU list of tax havens. The two countries had been included on the blacklist in March as their tax rules and practices were deemed not in line with EU standards.

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