The Republic of Las luces y las velas is a small, pleasant nation, notable for its burgeoning vela population. The hard-working population of 45 million Las luces y las velasians have some civil rights, but not too many, enjoy the freedom to spend their money however they like, to a point, and take part in free and open elections, although not too often.
The medium-sized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Welfare. The average income tax rate is 18.7%.
The Las luces y las velasian economy, worth 1.98 trillion luzzes a year, is led by the Soda Sales industry, with major contributions from Beef-Based Agriculture, Pizza Delivery, and Tourism. Average income is 43,902 luzzes, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.6 times as much as the poorest.
Crime is relatively low, thanks to a capable police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Las luces y las velas's national animal is the vela, which can occasionally be seen sifting through garbage in the nation's cities.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Las luces y las velas was ranked in the Top 10% of the world for Most Average and Largest Soda Pop Sector.
- : Las luces y las velas's influence in The South Pacific rose from "Zero" to "Unproven".
- : Las luces y las velas lodged a message on the The South Pacific Regional Message Board.
- : Las luces y las velas was founded in The South Pacific.