Press

Joel Nagel frequently gives interviews to various news agencies in Belize, the US and worldwide, primarily on legal and financial matters.
The following collection of articles and news items offers a wealth of information about international finance, banking and legal structures, as well as extensive coverage of Joel’s business-related and philanthropic activity in Belize and around the world.

Belize’s Caye International Bank Chairman, Ambassador Joel Nagel, President, Luigi Wewege, executive management and board members Joshua Guttau, Gladys Urbina, Michael Cobb, and Dr. Kenneth Skorenko receive Best Offshore Bank award for CARICOM 2021 by International Investor magazine

Caye International Bank in Belize, Chaired by Joel Nagel, Named Best Offshore Bank in the Caribbean Community

A Belizean institution, Caye International Bank, has been awarded a plethora of awards this year, making it one of the best in all of Latin …

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Belize’s Caye International Bank Chairman, Ambassador Joel Nagel, President, Luigi Wewege, executive management and board members Joshua Guttau, Gladys Urbina, Michael Cobb, and Dr. Kenneth Skorenko receive Best Offshore Bank award for CARICOM 2021 by International Investor magazine

Caye International Bank, Chaired by Joel Nagel, Sweeps Top Banking Awards for 2021; Named Best Offshore Bank for CARICOM 2021 by International Investor Magazine

Caye International Bank (CIB) has once again swept the banking awards in 2021. Five prestigious awards include: Best Offshore Bank for CARICOM 2021 as awarded by International Investor …

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Caye International Bank Appoints Luigi Wewege as President

The Board of Directors of Caye International Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Luigi Wewege as the bank’s new President. Wewege succeeds Peter …

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Ambassador Joel Nagel, Gladys Urbina, Pastor Ian Zaldivar and Rahcel Jensen holding cheque for 2021 Toy Drive Christmas event in Belize

$74,900 raised for Living Word Church’s Annual Christmas Toy Drive

“I grew up as a poor farm kid, without a dad,” says Nagel. “Making sure these children get a toy at Christmas is personal.” He …

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Ron Paul and Eryka Gemma at 25th President's Week Conference 2021 in Las Vegas, hosted by Ambassador Joel Nagel

Belize at the Heart of 25th Annual President’s Week Conference, With Joel Nagel as Host and Ron Paul as Keynote Speaker

Focused on global asset protection and investment with a particular concentration on Belize, Caye International Bank Chairman Joel Nagel and ECI Development CEO Michael Cobb hosted a …

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CRYPTO CURRENT PODCAST Episode 182: Joel Nagel on Legally Obtaining a Second Citizenship to Protect Your Crypto Assets

CRYPTO CURRENT PODCAST

One of the most unique experiences we had at the Miami Crypto Experience was our discussion with Joel Nagel on how to legally obtain a …

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Former Ambassador Joel Nagel Belize Toy Drive 2020

Living Word Church Toy Dive Gets Big Boost By Caye International Bank

On December 18, 2020, 1,000 toys were distributed at the Hon. Louise Sylvestre Sporting Field in San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye. In total, 1,000 children …

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ECI Development and Caye International Bank partner with the Living Word Church to lead the way to bring food relief to the people of Ambergris Caye

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has not been an easy thing for the San Pedro community to weather. In the noise of it all, many families …

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23RD ANNUAL PRESIDENT’S WEEK ASSET PROTECTION & INVESTMENT CONFERENCE AMBERGRIS CAYE, BELIZE

Nagel & Associates LLC in partnership with Caye International Bank Limited hosted over twenty regional potential investors, as part of President’s Week, to discuss matters …

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Living Word Church Toy Drive

LIVING WORD CHURCH HOLDS 8TH ANNUAL TOY DRIVE

LWC is grateful for the continued support of Joel Nagel and the local community, as every year, the event continues to grow. Communities near and …

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GET IN THE SPIRIT WITH THE SAN PEDRO, BELIZE HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE

Every Christmas, the generous spirit of the holidays is visible at the Holiday Toy Drive hosted by Living Word Church in San Pedro, Belize. This …

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CAYE INTERNATIONAL BANK HOSTS CHILDREN FROM SAMUEL HAYNES INSTITUTE OF EXCELLENCE

Caye International Bank hosted 52 children and ten adults from the Samuel Haynes Institute of Excellence (SHIE) from Belize City at Exotic Caye Resort from …

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CAYE INTERNATIONAL BANK NAMED BEST PRIVATE BANK IN BELIZE, 2019

Caye International Bank, based in San Pedro Town, was recently named as the ‘Best Private Bank in Belize, 2019’ by the Global Finance Magazine. This …

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Bank

CAYE INTERNATIONAL BANK, CHAIRED BY JOEL NAGEL, NAMED BEST PRIVATE BANK IN BELIZE FOR 2019

Global Finance Magazine has named Caye International Bank as one of the World’s Best Private Banks for the second year running. The financial institution was …

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CAYE BANK CHAIRMAN JOEL NAGEL LEADS SAN PEDRO DELEGATION TRIP TO IOWA, USA

Members of the Caye International Bank (CIB) senior management and its board of directors traveled to Council Bluffs, Iowa USA on Sunday, July 21st to …

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Marriot San Pedro

JOEL NAGEL AND MICHAEL COBB REVEAL NEW ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS ABOUT MARRIOTT HOTEL COMING SOON TO BELIZE

In April 2018, ECI Development announced that it would be working together with Marriott Hotels & Resorts to bring the world-class brand to Belize. Co-founded …

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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR ASSETS SO NO-ONE WOULD EVER DARE TO SUE YOU

In this interview with Joel Nagel, we discuss what asset protection is, how to protect your assets, the offshore markets, estate planning and how to make …

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Caye International Bank

CAYE INTERNATIONAL BANK, LED BY JOEL NAGEL, NAMED AS ONE OF WORLD’S BEST PRIVATE BANKS

Caye International Bank, a leading bank based in Belize and chaired by attorney Joel Nagel, was named one of the World’s Best Private Banks by Global Finance Magazine …

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Oceanside Living

LUXURIOUS OCEANSIDE LIVING AT AMBERGRIS CAYE

For sailing enthusiasts seeking time-out in a relaxed atmosphere, or anyone looking to change pace and enjoy the luxury of sea-side living, the development of …

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AN INTERVIEW WITH AUSTRIAN AMBASSADOR KURT HENGL AND HIS WORKING RELATIONSHIP WITH AMBASSADOR JOEL NAGEL

I recently had the great pleasure of talking with the retired Austrian Ambassador Kurt Hengl about his time as an Austrian Ambassador and his working …

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Dr. Longoria

AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. LONGORIA, DIRECTOR OF THE IAEA, AND THE COUNTRY OF BELIZE

Recently I had the great pleasure to talk with Dr. Longoria, Director of the International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA), to find out what the IAEA …

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PRESIDENTS’ WEEK SILENT AUCTION

At the 20th Annual Presidents’ Week conference, hosted by Nagel & Associates, attendees and invited speakers raised an astounding $18,755 U.S. dollars through an exciting silent …

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BELIZE MARRIOTT RESIDENCES AMBERGRIS CAYE RESORT ANNOUNCEMENT

On Thursday, April 19th, history was made in Belize when the announcement was made that the very first hard-brand Marriott Residences & Resort would be …

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Off The Grid News

GOVERNMENT ASSAULT ON FAMILY BUSINESSES WITH JOEL NAGEL AND MIKE COBB

“I’m talking about what is euphemistically called the ‘Bush tax cuts,’ and they end on December 31st (2012). The consequences are more far-reaching than the …

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Marriot Residences Belize

ECI DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES PLAN TO DEBUT THE MARRIOTT HOTELS BRAND IN BELIZE WITH A 203-KEY OCEANFRONT PROPERTY

ECI Development today announced plans to introduce the Marriott Hotels’ namesake brand to Belize with a project designed for customers seeking a relaxed Caribbean lifestyle. …

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Michael K. Cobb, Chairman and CEO of ECI Development with Rahul Vir of Marriot Hotels and Joel Nagel, ECI Development’s co-founder

MARRIOTT HOTELS ANNOUNCES DEBUT IN SAN PEDRO, BELIZE

ECI Development announced yesterday, April 19, 2018, plans to introduce the Marriott Hotels’ namesake brand to Belize with a project designed for customers seeking a …

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Banking

ATTORNEY JOEL NAGEL ON THE FUTURE OF CORRESPONDENT BANKING

“Today I bring you an interview with US attorney Joel Nagel on the future of correspondent banking. Joel is is founder and managing partner of …

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us passport

A CONVERSATION WITH JOEL NAGEL ON SECOND PASSPORTS

“Today I bring you an interview with Joel Nagel, one of the original founders of the second passport industry and is still the go-to guy …

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international law

THE ROLE OF CULTURE IN INTERNATIONAL LAW

More businesses are able to make deals with foreign companies today, thanks to the increasingly global nature of the marketplace. But while globalization may be …

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BELIZE TAPS LOCAL LAWYER AS ITS AMBASSADOR TO AUSTRIA

The Belize Foreign Ministry has appointed a Sewickley-based lawyer and developer as its official ambassador to the Republic of Austria, as well as permanent representative …

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banking overseas

LIVING AND BANKING OVERSEAS – NOMAD CAPITALIST REPORT

Joel Nagel is one of the top experts in banking overseas, offshore tax planning, and the financial implications of living overseas. He shares his recommendations for going …

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