Tag: island

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The Bizarre Scheme to Transform a Remote Island into the New Dubai

What happens when an impoverished island nation enters into a deal to sell its own citizenship in bulk.


Trouble in Paradise

Pitcairn Island is impossibly remote, populated by descendants of a ship of British mutineers. Revelations that child molestation and rape had been a way of life for generations exposed them to the outside world.


Welcome to Utopia

On a remote island, a former airline executive and his wife are preparing for the world to end. Others are starting to join them.


Amakusa: Islands of Dread

The history of a Japanese archipelago and its inhabitants, through rebellions and famine, a 20th century exodus for prostitution work across Asia, and finally depopulation and isolation.


The Last Island of the Savages

A voyage to North Sentinel island, home to one of the last entirely isolated populations on Earth.


The Last Penal Colony

The island of Coiba off the coast of Panama is both a nature preserve and an open-air prison.