Day: December 27, 2022

Families of Passengers on Missing Rohingya Refugee Boat Keep Hopes Alive

The United Nations refugee agency said Sunday in a statement that about 180 Rohingya were feared to have drowned at sea after their boat left Bangladesh for Malaysia earlier this month. When a boat carrying 174 Rohingya washed ashore Monday in Indonesia, many people speculated that they were the ones […]

UN Urges Countries to Help Rohingya at Sea as Hundreds Land in Indonesia

The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) urged countries Tuesday to help Rohingya Muslims stranded at sea, as at least 20 reportedly died and hundreds more landed in Indonesia after weeks adrift in the Indian Ocean. Nearly 500 Rohingya have reached Indonesia in the past six weeks while “many others did […]

Rohingya man recounts nightmare of being adrift at sea

Muhammad Taher knew he was risking his life when he decided to leave a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh and board a decrepit-looking boat to Indonesia, but the father-of-four was desperate to work. He almost didn’t make it. A week after the boat carrying more than 180 people set off, […]

St Kitts and Nevis introduces raft of changes to its Citizenship by Investment Programme, benefits both locals and an intelligent investor

London, Dec. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The much-anticipated changes to St Kitts and Nevis’ Citizenship by Investment Programme have been announced today by the country’s recently appointed Citizenship by Investment Unit Head, Michael Martin. Setting a bold and new tone for the industry as a whole, St Kitts and Nevis is once again leading […]