October 2, 2017

United Kingdom

Unlike many other countries around the world, the United Kingdom doesn’t have one specific constitutional document. Instead, a sum of laws and principles make up the […]
October 2, 2017

St. Lucia

St. Lucia’s European settlement could be described as contentious—after the French signed a treaty with the native Carib Indians in 1660, they established a colony. The […]
October 2, 2017

St. Kitts and Nevis

A two-island country in the West Indies, St. Kitts and Nevis is the smallest sovereign state in the Western Hemisphere both in terms of population and […]
October 2, 2017

Malta

With its location in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Malta has long been a naval stronghold for a variety of empires and powers from the […]
October 2, 2017

Grenada

Like many islands in the Caribbean, Grenada was sighted by Christopher Columbus. But unlike many of its neighbours, European settlement came later to Grenada due to […]
October 2, 2017

Cyprus

There’s evidence of human presence on Cyprus dating back as far as the 10th millennia BC. It strategic location—south of Turkey and Greece, west of Lebanon, […]
October 2, 2017

Canada

Canada is part of what was once known as British North America. In 1867, several colonies joined to form the federal Dominion of Canada. As more […]
October 2, 2017

Bulgaria

The first unified Bulgarian state—also known as the first Bulgarian empire—emerged in 681 AD. After WWII, Bulgaria became a one-party socialist state as part of the […]
October 2, 2017

Antigua & Barbuda

The twin-island country Antigua and Barbuda was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493. Nicknamed “Land of 263 Beaches”, tourism is a major industry contributing over half […]
September 25, 2017

Spotlight On: Nicosia, Cyprus

Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean and with evidence of human activity on the island dating back as far as the 10th millennium […]