Dominica launches Citizenship by Investment Unit to improve operations – Government hopes that dedicated staff and space will lead to significant reductions in processing times.
Grenada bondholders agree to 50% haircut – Grenada restructures debt, investors to receive portion of revenues generated by Citizenship by Investment Program.
Chinese millionaires appear to be deserting Quebec’s immigrant investor scheme – Stricter regulation and scrutiny of finances blamed for slump.
Change may be on way for Spain’s ‘Golden Visa’ – Program lags behind Portugal’s, Lars Gehrmann of Golden Visa Europe predicts Spain’s laws will be adapted to give investors more security.
“Golden Visa” Chinatown planned for agricultural land in Alcobaça – Four Chinese businessmen involved in €35 million investment in luxury neighborhood development, local government and residents support plans.
Greece seeking takers for “real estate for visa” program – More than 500 visas have been granted since May 2013, Russian and Chinese investors lead the way.
Prime Minister Harris Confirms Support for St Kitts and Nevis Economic Citizenship Program – PM aims to assure U.S., Canada and U.K. that concerns over CBI program will be addressed.
Prime Minister of Dominica visits China to find CIP applicants – Roosevelt Skerrit says applications will only be approved after comprehensive investigation, program will not welcome criminals.
UK Home Office to scrap ‘top-ups’ on £2m investor visa threshold – New rules come in to place on April 6, applicants also required to open British bank account in moved aimed at preventing the “wrong type of client.”