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  • DR passport
    in: Living Overseas  | 

    Dominican Republic Tax Haven and Second Passports

    By John Savage, Banker Trust Although the Dominican Republic is not typically regarded as a tax haven, that is actually one of its attractions. Unlike traditional offshore centers, it has not been under pressure from the likes of the OECD, the G20 and the Obama administration. The Dominican Republic has a territorial tax system much…

  • Bitcoins On Padlock
    in: Asset Protection  | 

    Combating Corruption With Cryptocurrency

    In a March 2012 article written for the MIT Technology Review, Jessica Leber shared an anecdote from leaked State Department cables describing the shock of Afghani policemen when they received their first paycheck via the mobile phone payment system M-Paisa. The amount they received was around 30% more than they were receiving previously, prompting them to believe they’d received a raise. After…

  • Sea Turtle In Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica
    in: Living Overseas  | 

    A Look Back 15 Years: Tortuguero, The Place of the Turtles

    Fifteen years ago, in June of 1999, this article appeared in Escape From America Magazine: Dr. Archie Carr was a man with a vision to save the green turtle from extinction.  One of his greatest achievements was helping to establish Tortuguero National Park in Costa Rica. Tortuguero is the largest green turtle nesting site in the…

  • Passion and Purpose
    in: Living Overseas  | 

    This is Your Chance to Lead Your Own Expat Community

    Dear EFAM Reader, My name is Ty and I’m the Chief Operating Officer at EscapeArtist.  I have a message I want to share with every follower of EscapeArtist. Like you, I followed EscapeArtist for many years. My expatriate experience gave me the chance to study in India and Mexico and live in Trinidad and the…

  • DR passport

    Dominican Republic Tax Haven and Second Passports

    By John Savage, Banker Trust Although the Dominican Republic is not typically regarded as a tax haven, that is actually one of its attractions. Unlike traditional offshore centers, it has not been under pressure from the likes of the OECD, the G20 and the Obama administration. The Dominican Republic has a territorial tax system much…

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  • Bitcoins On Padlock

    Combating Corruption With Cryptocurrency

    In a March 2012 article written for the MIT Technology Review, Jessica Leber shared an anecdote from leaked State Department cables describing the shock of Afghani policemen when they received their first paycheck via the mobile phone payment system M-Paisa. The amount they received was around 30% more than they were receiving previously, prompting them to believe they’d received a raise. After…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Sea Turtle In Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica

    A Look Back 15 Years: Tortuguero, The Place of the Turtles

    Fifteen years ago, in June of 1999, this article appeared in Escape From America Magazine: Dr. Archie Carr was a man with a vision to save the green turtle from extinction.  One of his greatest achievements was helping to establish Tortuguero National Park in Costa Rica. Tortuguero is the largest green turtle nesting site in the…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Passion and Purpose

    This is Your Chance to Lead Your Own Expat Community

    Dear EFAM Reader, My name is Ty and I’m the Chief Operating Officer at EscapeArtist.  I have a message I want to share with every follower of EscapeArtist. Like you, I followed EscapeArtist for many years. My expatriate experience gave me the chance to study in India and Mexico and live in Trinidad and the…

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  • Domingo at CWC

    Behind the Scenes at the California Women’s Conference

    I had an amazing time at the 29th annual California Women’s Conference this past week, May 19 & 20th in Long Beach, California. I was there to support my good friend and the Executive Director of the Women’s Network, Michelle Patterson. I helped behind the scenes of the conference and was also a featured speaker….

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  • Hungary residence documentation

    Looking for Cheap and Fast Residency in the EU? Try Hungary!

    There are several EU member countries with their own residency by investment programmes as Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Ireland, Latvia, Portugal, Spain, Greece, Malta and Hungary. But the Hungarian programme is considered as the fastest solution and the other jurisdictions require much higher financial contribution. The applicants of the other Residency by Investment Programmes can either…

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