Iceland, population around 330,000, is the most peaceful country in the world. This is a country where violent crime is rare and blackmailers give receipts. We are not used to seeing ourselves grouped with the most corrupt governments in the world. Yet here we are, in the foreground of every article about the Panama Papers.
This week our prime minister resigned, then appeared to un-resign only to resign again, after it came to light that his wife owned a shell company incorporated in a tax haven. He probably hoped the scandal would blow over like the one last year, when a leak revealed that another minister had an account on Ashley Madison, the website for people seeking affairs, with the username Icehot1.… Seguir leyendo »