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Countries that have anything to do with Bermuda?

What countries have anything to do with Bermuda other than England and Spain?

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    A great many countries are very involved with Bermuda.

    To promote its economic interests abroad Bermuda maintains representative offices in key influential cities such as London, Paris and Washington D.C..etc

    Historically, Bermuda's location has made it the site of many past summit conferences.

    Most recently since WWI Bermuda has hosted summit conferences pertaining to the Suez Canal Crisis in 1956 -- besides the UK, the US, France, Egypt, and Israel were involved.

    Also during the Arab-Israeli wars of 1967 and 1973.

    On 11 June 2009, four Uyghurs who had been held in extrajudicial detention in the United States Guantanamo Bay detention camp, in Cuba were deported to Bermuda.

    The four men were among 22 Uyghurs who claimed to be refugees, who were captured in 2001 in Pakistan after fleeing the American aerial bombardment of Afghanistan.

    Bermuda became an associate member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in 2003 .

    This is a socio-economic bloc of nations in the Caribbean, or near the Caribbean—such as the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, the Republic of Suriname, and Belize in Central America as full members.

    Bermuda is an offshore international financial center.

    As the offshore domicile of many foreign companies, Bermuda has a highly developed international business economy; it is a financial exporter of financial services, primarily insurance, reinsurance, investment funds and special purpose vehicles (SPV). Finance and international business now constitute the largest sector of Bermuda's economy.

    Over 15,000 international companies are currently registered with the Registrar of Companies in Bermuda.

    The Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX), established in 1971, is now the world's largest fully electronic offshore securities market, with a current market capitalization (excluding mutual funds) in excess of US$330 billion.

    Pretty much everybody has something or other to do with Bermuda.

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