Old Providence: island where men disappearing

At first glance it’s paradise, a small Caribbean island with palm trees swaying in the breeze, white sands and emerald waters, untouched by mass tourism. But Old Providence has a guilty secret – the huge number of people who have turned to drug-running and then disappeared.

On Old Providence nobody rushes. Nobody looks stressed. They never stop smiling.

It’s a tiny island, colonised by British Puritans in 1629, and used as a base by British privateers, including Capt Henry Morgan, as they attacked Spanish shipping and trading centres in the New World.

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Source Credits: Hernando Alvarez in BBC World Service

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