Attractions of Bonaire

Attractions of Bonaire

The island of Bonaire is a special municipality of the Netherlands. Together with the windward islands of Saba and Sint Eustatius, Bonaire forms the Caribbean Netherlands. Bonaire is the easternmost of the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao). In terms of size, it lies between the two neighboring islands, but with only about fifteen thousand […]

Things to Do in Belize

Things to Do in Belize

Beautiful Belize is located on the coast of the Caribbean Sea, between Mexico and Guatemala. This North American country has Belmopan as its capital. Most tourists who leave for Belize are looking for the many Mayan ruins, the densely forested rainforests, the colorful underwater world, the pearly white beaches and of course the wonderful subtropical […]

Sights of Bahamas

Sights of Bahamas

The Commonwealth of the Bahamas is an archipelago of about seven hundred islands. The Bahamas (or Bahamas) is the northernmost country in the Caribbean. The Bahamas is known for its beautiful sandy beaches and impressive underwater world. The country is therefore popular among divers and snorkelers. Anyone who takes a cruise departing from Miami or […]

Things to Do in Aruba

Things to Do in Aruba

The island of Aruba is an independent country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Until independence in 1986, Aruba belonged to the Netherlands Antilles. The beautiful beaches and beautiful hotels ensure that Arubais popular as a holiday destination, in the first place among American tourists, but certainly also among the Dutch. In absolute numbers, however, […]

Sights of Virgin Islands

Sights of Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands are located in the Caribbean Sea, which can be divided into the United States Virgin Islands (US Virgin Islands) and the British Virgin Islands (British Virgin Islands). The adventurous tourists in particular will quickly feel attracted to this Caribbean destination. There is therefore plenty to experience and see. It is a destination […]

Sights of Sint Maarten

Sights of Sint Maarten

Sint Maarten is an island in the Caribbean Sea, belonging to the Windward Islands. The island consists of two parts. The southern half belonged to the former Netherlands Antilles until 10-10-2010 and is now an independent country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The northern half, Saint Martin, is officially part of the country of […]

Sights of Puerto Rico

Sights of Puerto Rico

The island of Puerto Rico is located in the Caribbean Sea. There is a close connection with the United States. Although the US has some power in Puerto Rico and officially sees it as US territory, it does not belong to the US States. For European tourists, Puerto Rico is mainly a destination that is […]

Landmarks of Panama

Landmarks of Panama

The Republic of Panama is the southernmost country in Central America. Panama is best known for the Panama Canal that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. In the twentieth century, the presence of this huge canal has contributed greatly to the economic growth that the country has experienced in that period. Although management of the […]

Landmarks of Nicaragua

Landmarks of Nicaragua

Nicaragua is located in Central America. Nicaragua’s neighbors are Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south. In addition, the country also has two water sides. To the west of Nicaragua lies the Pacific Ocean and to the west the Caribbean Sea. Nicaragua is still a relatively unknown holiday destination. In the past, […]

Sights of Martinique

Sights of Martinique

In the middle of the archipelago of the Caribbean lies the French Martinique, an island with just over 400,000 inhabitants spread over 1102 km². The island is part of the Lesser Antilles and is located about 700 km southeast of the Dominican Republic. The active volcano Mont Pelée forms the highest point on the island, […]

Attractions of Jamaica

Attractions of Jamaica

Rum, reggae, Bob Marley and tropical beaches. That’s the first thing that comes to mind when people talk about the Caribbean island of Jamaica. That Jamaica has a very impressive nature in which mountain landscape, tropical forests and beautiful waterfalls form a beautiful interplay is less known. Whoever goes on holiday to Jamaica would do […]

Sights of Antigua and Barbuda

Sights of Antigua and Barbuda

The islands of Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean Sea each offer something different. Antigua is known for its beautiful ports, sailing competitions, water sports and its national park. The towns and villages are a bit busier than on the neighboring island. That is also because most of the sights can be found on this […]

Panama Economy

Panama Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data According to cheeroutdoor.com, Panama has been Latin America’s fastest growing economy for the past two decades. However, due to its unique position in international trade, it has been disproportionately affected by the severe economic downturn caused by the COVID pandemic. […]

Nicaragua Economy

Nicaragua Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data According to cheeroutdoor.com, Nicaragua remains the second poorest country in Latin America and the Caribbean (half of the population below the poverty line; a quarter below the extreme poverty line). Since the beginning of the political crisis in 2018, Nicaragua […]

Jamaica Economy

Jamaica Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data According to Standard and Poor, in 2022 GDP growth is expected to be 5.5%. Inflation for 2021 reached 5.6%. Unemployment remained around 10% in 2021, falling to 8.5% at the end of the year. The economic impact of Covid-19 has […]

Honduras Economy

Honduras Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The economy of Honduras achieved a significant strengthening in 2021, growing by 12%, mainly due to the recovery of the economy after the big slump in 2020, a significant increase in the volume of remittances, but also an increase in […]

Haiti Economy

Haiti Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The Haitian economy already experienced a 1.7% drop in 2019 and 3.5% in 2020 due to the pandemic. The service sector accounts for 57% of GDP, agriculture and fishing for 22% and industry for 20%. Political and institutional instability in […]

Guatemala Economy

Guatemala Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data Guatemala is the largest economy in Central America with a GDP of about USD 86 billion. The COVID-19 pandemic and hurricanes Eta and Iota ended three decades of economic growth in Guatemala. Even so, the country experienced one of the […]

El Salvador Economy

El Salvador Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data El Salvador is a small dollar economy dependent on investment, trade and remittance inflows from the US, making it vulnerable to external economic influences. 2021 saw a sharp economic recovery, with the country’s GDP growing by 10.2% and output returning […]

Ecuador Economy

Ecuador Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data According to the predictions of the central bank, the Ecuadorian economy will grow by 3.55% in 2021. The main reasons for the growth: progressing vaccination against Covid-19, improved access to credit, revival of exports of oil and oil products as […]

Dominican Republic Economy

Dominican Republic Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The Dominican Republic profiles itself as an economically open country that promotes free trade and is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in the Caribbean, the largest economy in the region and a middle-income country. The DR has experienced […]

Cuba Economy

Cuba Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The Cuban economy is a centrally planned economy and the state has full control over the production processes. Cuba is in the worst economic crisis in the last 30 years caused not only by the coronavirus crisis, but also by […]

Costa Rica Economy

Costa Rica Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The Costa Rican economy fell by -5.1% last year. Unemployment rose to 20% at the end of 2020. The key sector of tourism was most severely affected, which led, among other things, to a drop in the inflow of foreign […]

Belize Economy

Belize Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data Belize ranks among the most indebted countries in the world in terms of public debt to GDP. The economy of the country was very badly shaken by the pandemic, mainly thanks to the near-stopping of tourism, which is one of […]

Bahamas Economy

Bahamas Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The Bahamas is the only country in the Western Hemisphere that is not a member of the World Trade Organization, but merely an observer. The Bahamas’ GDP grew slightly in 2018 and 2019, but the coronavirus pandemic contributed to a […]

Guatemala Visa

Guatemala Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Guatemala Citizens of the Russian Federation do not need a visa to stay in Guatemala for a period not exceeding 90 days. The corresponding agreement between the governments of the two countries on the conditions for waiving visa formalities for mutual trips of citizens of the two countries, signed […]