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As Climate Change Hits Economies, Small Island States Turn to Selling Passports

Till Bruckner | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
Till Bruckner

Such economic citizenship programmes, which are being run by several small island states in the region, have raised concerns that terrorists, criminals and other shady characters could buy Caribbean passports to evade justice, slip into Europe and North America through the back door, or squirrel away billions in stolen public money in tropical tax paradises.

Dominica: The Best Hikes on the Nature Island of the Caribbean

Till Bruckner | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel
Till Bruckner

I recently had the pleasure of spending four months in the Commonwealth of Dominica, one of the most beautiful countries on earth. In between listenin...

Dominica's Citizenship Programme "Main Source of FDI", Officials Say

Till Bruckner | Posted 02.17.2016 | World
Till Bruckner

Like several other countries in the Caribbean, the Commonwealth of Dominica, an independent island-state with just 72,000 inhabitants, runs an economi...

UK Home Office Silent on Caribbean Passport Controls

Till Bruckner | Posted 01.21.2016 | World
Till Bruckner

The UK's Home Office seems unwilling to explain why passport holders from Caribbean countries with reportedly loose passport policies are permitted vi...

Diplomatic Passports For Sale, Claims Dominica's Opposition Leader

Till Bruckner | Posted 01.20.2016 | World
Till Bruckner

Lennox Linton is the Leader of the Opposition in the Commonwealth of Dominica, an independent island-state in the Caribbean with just 72,000 inhabitan...

Discovering Dominica: Jungle of the Windies

Richard Powell | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Richard Powell

I'd headed to Dominica for its annual DiveFest: the country's festival of all things scuba, held each July. As you might expect on such a secluded island, its terrestrial and marine wildlife thrives in relatively untouched jungles and along sparingly fished, quiet coastlines.

PHOTOS: Underwater Photogs Capture That Deep Blue Something

Islands | Posted 02.06.2013 | Travel
Islands

Graceful turtles off Hawaii. Tiny sea critters on Caribbean coral. Dark holes in the earth where only the bravest and most competent adventurers should journey.

Arrested Gay Cruise Couple: 'We Were F**king. There, I Said It'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The gay cruise ship passengers who were arrested on the Caribbean island of Dominica for indecent exposure have come clean. In a piece exclusively ...

PHOTOS: 10 Breathtaking Sights You'll Miss If You Boycott Anti-Gay Countries

Laurence Watts | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Laurence Watts

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Poll Position: Do Tour Companies Have A Responsibility To Boycott Anti-LGBT Destinations? Vote Now!

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Another Friday, another Poll Position and another chance to sound off on an issue facing the LGBT community. This week's question was inspired by t...

Trade, Islands, and Diversity

Carl Pope | Posted 06.12.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

If you are over 50 and think that bananas tasted better when you were young, you are right. Bananas are not the only example of how neo-liberal trade rules are bad news for small places.

Harold Ford Has a Caribbean American Dilemma, and a Trip to Haiti Won't Cut It

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Yvonne R. Davis

Caribbean American leaders question Ford's sincerity when it comes to issues that impact the nearly 700,000 Caribbean Americans in New York City alone.

Beautify A Traffic Island, Get An Island Vacation

Huffington Post | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The title just about says it all. GOOD is hosting a contest for neighborhood visionaries to spruce up their city streets. The winner will get two rou...