About Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda is an independent Commonwealth country that consists of two major islands, Antigua and Barbuda, and a number of smaller islands (including Great Bird, Green, Guiana, Long, Maiden and York Islands and further south, the island of Redonda). The permanent population numbers about 81 800 and the capital and…

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What is a Country Anyway? A country, better called a “jurisdiction” because there are many smaller areas within countries such as territories, provinces, states, etc. is an area where a particular set of rules (laws, regulations, etc.) apply. For example, the laws of Canada don’t apply in Germany and vice versa. Why is this important?…

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Residency Clarified What does it mean to be “resident” in a country? Actually, there’s two distinct and not always overlapping concepts of residence: Legal Residence – this is what you might call “the legal right to live in a country”.  You are a legal resident of somewhere.Normally, when you go to a country you aren’t…

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Many people ask me can you actually ‘’buy a passport’’? How do these things work and above all, are they legal?  Well, technically you can and it’s completely legal, approved by the government.   In this case buying might be a rough and inaccurate word. We prefer to use word invest.  But what does it all…

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