Issue 33 (September/October 1998)

Meet the winners of the first annual photo competition; worship the sun with Jeremy Taylor as he examines the history of tourism in the Caribbean and then wonder over Jamaica’s dancehall divas with Chris Salewicz and Nazma Muller. This issue also features a special ‘Business Bonus’: David Renwick advises on business deals in Trinidad and Tobago; Darrel Anderson describes a future of Caribbean banking and Nigel Bennett muses on the development of international financial services in the Caribbean. Plus all the rest in Caribbean music, news and writing.

Illustration by Christopher Cozier

Offshore Banking

Who said that business and pleasure can’t mix? The islands of the Caribbean, known first and foremost as tourist destinations of sun, sea and sand, are nevertheless fast developing (or have developed) as international financial service centres of good repute. Nigel Bennett answers some of the basic questions about offshore banking, a fast-growing banking service in the Caribbean
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