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Episode 687: Buy This Passport
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Episode 687: Buy This Passport

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Episode 687: Buy This Passport

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A St. Kitts and Nevis passport. St. Kitts has a "citizenship by investment" program in which passports can be bought and sold. i
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A St. Kitts and Nevis passport. St. Kitts has a "citizenship by investment" program in which passports can be bought and sold.
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Most of us don't think of citizenship as a product. It's something more: It's part of who you are. In this show, we look at what happens when citizenship goes up for sale. We visit the tiny Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis, where you can buy a passport without ever setting foot in the country.


Music: Emanuel Kallins and Steve Skinner's "Bounce On Top" and Andrea Perry and Sarah Sharp's "I'm Home." Find us: Twitter/ Facebook.

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