Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Island Issues

South Pacific: Citizens Concerned at Sale of Islands in Vanuatu

Recent sales of long-term leases of islands in Vanuatu have sparked a debate over whether foreign development dollars are promoting corruption and a lack of respect for traditional values.

(Turtle Island image taken by the author)

When a local church group on the island of Espiritu Santo donated a small, …Read More: South Pacific: Citizens Concerned at Sale of Islands in Vanuatu

Island Resorts

South Pacific: A Private Island Puts Vanuatu on the Map

A little-known island nation found to the north of Australia is being touted as a hot new travel destination, thanks in part to the buzz around a luxurious private island resort.

(Image Courtesy of Ratua Private Island)

It may be approaching the chill of winter in the northern hemisphere, but …Read More: South Pacific: A Private Island Puts Vanuatu on the Map