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Relying on tourism poses economic risk, warn territories

Warnings have been sounded about the perils of having an economy based largely on tourism – just as St Helena is trying to do exactly that with the building of its airport. Holidaymakers are seen as the great hope for … Continue reading

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Island life is tough, report finds – but a Lottery win would help

Corruption, crime, poor education, and lack of transparency in island governments have emerged as key issues in the UK’s overseas territories. They are picked out in an independent report on the results of a public consultation, held in 2011 by … Continue reading

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Corruption in the Caribbean… not much on St Helena

The real pirates of the Caribbean are the ones tainting government in its British territories, according to some of the people who responded to a public consultation. Not so much was said about St Helena and the other South Atlantic … Continue reading

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