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Saint Kitts and Nevis Transnational Issues Profile 2017

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Disputes - internationaljoins other Caribbean states to counter Venezuela's claim that Aves Island sustains human habitation, a criterion under UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, which permits Venezuela to extend its EEZ/continental shelf over a large portion of the eastern Caribbean Sea
Illicit drugstransshipment point for South American drugs destined for the US and Europe; some money-laundering activity

Source: CIA World Factbook
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