Issues with tourism - St Kitts and Nevis

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Where is St Kitts and Nevis?
It's a small island nation in eastern Caribbean countries.
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How many volcanoes are thought to be active in the Lesser Antilles?
18
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When was the most recent eruption?
1995 and still ongoing
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Where was the most recent eruption?
Montserrat
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How much land do the two-island federation of St Kitts and Nevis cover?
275 KM2
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What is the population?
48,000
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What does the economy depend on?
Sugar production
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How long has the the island's economy depended on sugar production?
200 years - the last plantation closed in 2005
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99% of inhabitants were decended from what?
slaves brought from west africa to work in the sugar plantations in the early 18/19th century
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What's the issue with sugar plantations closing down?
thousands of people are unemploted
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How many volcanoes are thought to be active in the Lesser Antilles?

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1995 and still ongoing

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Montserrat

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275 KM2

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