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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The US Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean has worked with media outlets throughout the region to clarify the process and procedures for obtaining visas to visit the United States. The “Ask the Consul General” series was devised to address a number of common issues. read more...



Tuesday, October 7, 2008

GEORGETOWN, Guyana: By the second quarter of 2009 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nationals should expect to have further hassle free movement at ports of entry within the Caribbean Region, as the CARICOM Travel Card (CARIPASS) will be implemented. read more...



Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Let’s imagine for a minute, the unthinkable. Let’s imagine the US government has been overthrown and a powerful, armed group of soldiers has taken over. Chaos ensues. Inflation rises. Education is suddenly beyond the average person’s means. If you owned a business, well, you don’t any more. read more...



Saturday, December 15, 2007

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Effective January 1, 2008, the application fee for a US nonimmigrant visa will increase from US$100 to US$131. According to the US Embassy in Barbados, this increase allows the Department of State to recover the costs of security and other enhancements to the visa application process. read more...



Friday, June 15, 2007

NASSAU, Bahamas (BIS): The Cuban Embassy has instituted a new policy regarding sponsorship of Cubans, resulting in Bahamians having to submit an affidavit to that country before applying for a visa. This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Brent Symonette. read more...



Thursday, May 24, 2007

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: The US Embassy in Barbados has announced a change in the way visas for temporary visits to the United States (nonimmigrant visas, or NIVs) are processed. Effective June 18, the Embassy will no longer provide same-day visa issuance to applicants not residing in Barbados. read more...



Tuesday, May 1, 2007

ROAD TOWN, BVI: Nationals of the 90 countries including five from the Caribbean who must have a visa to enter the British Virgin Islands, and who are already residing in the Territory, are being reminded that their visas should be current at all times. read more...



Wednesday, April 25, 2007

NEW YORK, USA (JIS): Immigration will be the main focus at the annual Caribbean community forum on Thursday, April 26, at the Wynnefield Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. This forum is another in the annual series sponsored by local churches and businesses within the Philadelphia Caribbean community. read more...




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