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Human Trafficking - A Billion Dollar Business

People smugglers help tens of thousands of illegal migrants enter Europe each year with fraudulently obtained tourist or study visas. Their methods are becoming more and more refined.

In one instance, migrants were charged 8,000 euros per person to come to Germany on fraudulently obtained tourist visas. The head of the people smuggling ring - run by a family with Syrian and Polish roots - has now been arrested. But another gang in the eastern German state of Saxony is still running an operation that exploits a legal loophole.

Understanding Negative Interest Rates

CNBC: President Donald Trump is a big fan of low interest rates. In fact, he’s called on the U.S. Federal Reserve to take rates into negative territory, just like Germany or Japan. In theory, the banks would pay you to borrow money. But savers would also have to pay a bank to keep their money there. So why would President Trump or a central bank want negative rates?

Travel With Me

Travel with me to the deep blue seas and permit the sounds of the crashing waves to take your mind to a place where anything is possible. The following informative videos will take your breath away as well as peak your mind with educative facts. Enjoy!

BBC Travel Show - Mauritius
Rajan Datar travels to this Indian Ocean island to explore the legacy of slavery in Mauritius, see and taste how multiculturalism works there, spend a day at the the races and visit a unique conservation project dedicated to saving some of the world’s most endangered species. 

Cuba Vacation Travel Guide
Few cities can stir the imagination like Cuba’s capital, Havana, a city preserved by forts, a five-mile seawall, and an imposed embargo, which held back the excesses of the 20th century for over 50 years. Havana’s lure can be hard to resist, but Cuba offers so much more beyond the seductive lights of its capital. In Cuba, a long sandy beach is never far away. 

Bora Bora Vacation Travel Guide
Bora Bora can fill a photo album with its natural beauty, from its famous beaches to its lush greenery to its soaring volcanic peaks. Find unrivalled relaxation on the sand and endless fun on the water; this destination is one to remember. Bora Bora packs in travel inspiration for paradise-seekers in spades. When a destination is this dreamy, it’s easy to forget that a vacation here can be a reality. 

Canary Islands Vacation Travel Guide
The Canary Islands are a Spanish archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, just off Morocco in North Africa. Formed by volcanic eruptions and shaped by hot desert winds, they are comprised of 7 main islands.