The Country That Discovered How to Grow During the Pandemic: Sell Citizenship

Vanuatu, a Pacific archipelago with barely 290,000 inhabitants, closed the first semester of the year with a fiscal surplus as a result of selling passports to foreigners.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With more or less coronavirus cases, with high or low mortality rates, virtually every country in the world is suffering the devastating economic consequences of the measures taken to stop the spread of COVID-19. Even those that imposed mild restrictions, given that the blow to international trade was too severe.

If the impact of the pandemic is added to the damage caused by a natural disaster, a total economic collapse can only be expected. However, there is an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean that, despite the coronavirus and the destruction caused by the second-worst . . .

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