Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Governments buying Islands

USA: The Odd Story of Venezuela’s Private Island in New Jersey

Few people are aware of the strange tale of how Venezuela’s late leader gave the USA a private island – and even stranger is the island’s location.

(Aerial image of Petty’s Island)

After the passing of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez in early March, there was a flurry of media reports recounting some …Read More: USA: The Odd Story of Venezuela’s Private Island in New Jersey

Island Issues

South America: Venezuela To Take Back Illegal “Private Island” Mansions

President Hugo Chavez has sent a strong message to wealthy elites who set up extravagant holiday homes in the publicly-owned Los Roques Islands.

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The nation of Venezuela borders the same sparkling Caribbean waters as holiday hotspots like Aruba and Barbados, but despite the beauty of its …Read More: South America: Venezuela To Take Back Illegal “Private Island” Mansions