From Blackbirding to Blacklisting: The European Union’s Ongoing Subjugation of Vanuatu

“There are two ways one can help a man – up or down” – Caribbean proverb.

Which way is the European Union (EU) choosing with respect to its unilateral application of its own tax and anti–money laundering policies, on acutely vulnerable, former European colonies?

This report analyses the EU’s Blacklisting of Vanuatu and explores the magnitude of its socioeconomic implications.

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