Saint Christopher and Nevis. According to
Countryaah.com, the political year began in
much the same way as 2017, namely that the opposition
leader, former Prime Minister Denzil Douglas, was expelled
from Parliament and temporarily suspended by the President
because of his confrontational behavior.
In March, Saint Christopher and Nevis were placed on the
EU's black list of so-called tax havens. Two months later,
the country was again removed after going to the EU to meet
During the year, a new fund for sustainable development
was created where money from "sold" citizenship will be
collected. Saint Christopher and Nevis are one of the small
states in the world that offer foreigners to become citizens
against investing a certain amount of money. At US $ 150,000
for one person or 195,000 for an entire family, one can
become a citizen of the small island state.
In April, the government presented a proposal for
stricter conditions for voting in the parliamentary
elections. Only citizenship should no longer suffice, but
anyone who wants to vote must live for at least half the
year in the country.