Former MPs face prosecution over passport scandal

Police are requesting the prosecution of former House Speaker Demetris Syllouris and ex-AKEL MP Christakis Giovani implicated in the golden passport scandal, which ended the citizenship for investment scheme. Police have completed

Two Limassol towers post-golden passports

Limassol is still seeing high-rise projects preparing to take off the ground, despite Cyprus’ golden passport scheme’s demise that put some luxury towers on ice. The island’s environmental body has given the

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EU assessing golden passports

The EU Commission has received a reply from Nicosia in the ongoing infringement procedure into the Cyprus Investment Programme and is currently assessing it, a spokesperson said. Responding to whether the European Commission

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President refutes ‘racism’ in passports row

President Nicos Anastasiades refuted claims that his cabinet’s decision to revoke 14 Cyprus passports held by Turkish Cypriot officials was racist and a violation of human rights. The President was drawn into

Living in a Cyprus kleptocracy

By Panicos Demetriades Soon after the report on the ‘citizenship by investment’ scheme, fellow economist George Koumoullis convincingly made the case that Cyprus is a kleptocracy – a system of government in

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