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Tag Archives: immigration

  1. Bridgetown U.S. Embassy warns of COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement if heading USA

    All U.S. immigrant visa applicants are required to complete a medical examination as part of the normal application process. Effective October 1, a completed COVID-19 vaccine series is a new CDC requirement for U.S. immigrant visa medical examinations. The U.S.  Department of State is currently working with the CDC to implement this requirement. This requirement does not apply to […]

    September 5, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  2. Michelin Star Chef, Antonio Mellino Heads Quattro Passi at The Cliff, Barbados

    Antonio Mellino, the Executive chef at Quattro Passi will open QP Bistro on 22nd October 2021 and Quattro Passi at The Cliff at the end of November. Quattro Passi in Nerano, Italy, is acclaimed as the best on the Amalfi Coast with two Michelin stars. Bringing the flavours of the Campania region, Napoli and Southern […]

    August 5, 2021BusinessNo comments
  3. AMERICAN EID (2021) Disney Short Movie – Teens

    Ameena, a homesick Muslim Pakistani immigrant, wakes up on Eid to find out she has to go to school.

    June 2, 2021Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Jael Joseph, the girl with the BIG idea

    As an immigrant in Canada Jael Joseph quickly realized in her early days in the North American country, that her ethnicity would play a great role in how she navigated life in this new locale.  She was part of the minority and even so, her heritage made her part of a smaller grouping within the […]

    April 5, 2021Books, FeaturedNo comments
  5. THE MARKSMAN (2021) Liam Neeson, Thriller

    A rancher on the Arizona border becomes the unlikely defender of a young Mexican boy desperately fleeing the cartel assassins who’ve chased after him into the United States

    December 6, 2020Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. SYMMONDS SAYS SO FAR SO GOOD AS COMMERCIAL FLIGHT RETURNS

    The Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) officially reopened to commercial air traffic on Sunday with the arrival of Air Canada Flight 966 from Toronto at approximately 2:20 that afternoon. Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds, and Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, joined senior officials of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. and GAIA […]

    July 14, 2020TravelNo comments
  7. Authorities in St Kitts and Nevis tight-lipped over captured of illegal Haitians by police and soldiers

    Authorities in St Kitts and Nevis remained tight-lipped Monday night, hours after members of the Royal St Christopher and Nevis Police Force and the St Kitts-Nevis Defence Force mounted a joint operation in Keys Village. The persons with their hands strapped to the front were taken from a home in the village of Keys. Some […]

    June 23, 2020Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  8. NAVIGATING THE SEA OF U.S. IMMIGRATION WITH MICHAEL JAY WILDES, ESQ

    BY ADRIANA SANDRINE ISAAC-RATTAN, INTERNATIONAL JOURNALIST Immigration has always been a sensitive issue perched on the front-burner in large jurisdictions including the United States. Strong advocacy on the diverse eyeshots of immigration offered by Michael Jay Wildes, Esq over the years, has cemented itself in some very prominent spaces, much of which can’t be easily […]

    May 17, 2020Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  9. POLICE APPEAL TO BAJANS TO LOCATE HAITIAN VISITOR – Junior Felix

    The Royal Barbados Police Force are also attempting to find Haitian visitor Junior Felix 25 years old, who was detained by The Immigration Department at Tropical Winds Hotel located at Long Bay, St. Philip. He was wearing a gold chain with a ‘cross’ pendant that has the word ‘Jesus’ written on it, a black strap […]

    March 16, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  10. “COVID-19 IS AT OUR DOORSTEP!” – SBA SEMINAR DATE CHANGE!

    Register now to find out the implications of the Coronavirus on small businesses and more!

    March 14, 2020Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister tells U.S. agencies correspondent banking relations as important to U.S. as to Caribbean

    Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, in a packed two-day visit to Washington, DC has told US agencies that the provision of correspondent banking relations (CBRs) to Caribbean banks by global banks in the US is as important to the US as it is to the Caribbean. US banks have been withdrawing CBRs from […]

    October 17, 2019Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  12. CANADIAN HIGH COMMISSION TO COLLECT BIO-METRIC INFORMATION IN ST. KITTS & NEVIS

    St Kitts & Nevis’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce Canadian officials will be in the Federation during the week of the 26th of August to carry out biometric processing for persons wishing to obtain visas to travel to Canada. Nationals and residents are reminded that nationals from countries in the Americas, including […]

    August 19, 2019Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  13. Antigua and Barbuda expresses concern and disappointment over Indian Minister’s mistaken statement

    The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has expressed its disappointment and concern over a statement reported to have been made by Nirmala Sitharaman, the Minister of Finance of the Government of India, concerning Antigua and Barbuda’s Citizenship by Investment Programme and Mr. Mehul Choksi. According to the reports by several Indian media outlets, available on […]

    June 12, 2019Breaking News, PoliticalNo comments
  14. UK Home Secretary launches Windrush Compensation Scheme

    England’s Home Secretary is offering a scheme to compensate members of the Windrush generation who were unable to prove their right to live in the UK. The scheme, which was designed in consultation with those affected and will have independent oversight, is the latest step in the Government’s commitment to right the wrongs experienced by […]

    April 15, 2019PoliticalNo comments
  15. The English Football Team’s Caribbean Roots

    As a former English colony, some of the most popular sports in Jamaica (football, rugby, cricket) originated in Britain. Football, in particular, is not exempt from the influences that remain visible today. Many of the players in the English national team, past and present, can trace their roots all the way back to the Caribbean. […]

    November 14, 2018Featured, Football1 comment
  16. U.S. Embassy Announces Interview Waiver Process for Qualifying Visa Renewals in Barbados

    As part of the United States Government’s continuing efforts to improve customer service and streamline the visa process, the U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the implementation of interview visa waivers in Barbados for qualified applicants wishing to renew their U.S. visas, effective August 28, 2018. Barbados passport holders may qualify for a visa renewal […]

    August 27, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  17. Basseterre’s efforts at greater CIP cohesion to gain limelight at 2018 Caribbean Investment Summit

    St. Kitts and Nevis is putting finishing touches on preparations for this month’s highly anticipated 2018 Caribbean Investment Summit, which will be held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort from May 16th-18th. The Summit is expected to draw more than 250 attendees, including Heads of Government and Heads of Citizenship by Investment Units from Caribbean […]

    May 13, 2018BusinessNo comments
  18. Caribbean-American Elected Officials Urged To Speak Up On Racist US Census Changes

    Caribbean-American elected officials are being urged to speak up on new US Census changes by the Donald Trump administration that could cost them their jobs. Such a move will not only result in the further under-count of the Caribbean and other immigrant populations already living in fear of Trump’s immigration round-ups, but it will lead […]

    April 2, 2018TravelNo comments
  19. BAD SAMARITAN (2018) David Tennant – Thriller Movie HD

    A pair of burglars stumble upon a woman being held captive in a home they intended to rob.

    March 25, 2018Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. BARBADIAN AUTHOR LAUNCHES BOOK ON MIGRATION TO CUBA IN CAYMAN ISLANDS

    Barbados Honorary Consul in the Cayman Islands, Mrs. Juliette Gooding-Michelin, GCM, hosted a launch of the book Tell My Mother I Gone to Cuba: Stories of Early Twentieth-Century Migration from Barbados. Written by Barbadian author, Dr. Sharon Marshall, it chronicles the migration of Barbadians and other British West Indians to Cuba. It describes how American investment […]

    March 5, 2017BooksNo comments
  21. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS NOT PREVENTING STAFF ATTENDANCE

    The Immigration and Customs Departments are seeking to set straight the record concerning their interaction with the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) in respect of a meeting called by the NUPW of immigration officers and customs officers at 2:00 p.m. last Friday, November 11. Chief Immigration Officer, Wayne Marshall, informed today that he received […]

    November 15, 2016EditorialNo comments
  22. Applicants Must Not Wear Eyeglasses in U.S. Passport & Visa Photos

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) advises that, effective November 1, 2016, applicants for U.S. passports and visas must remove their eyeglasses for U.S. passport and visa photos. The U.S. Department of State is implementing this policy to enhance the security of the application process […]

    October 24, 2016Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  23. “BREXIT: No one won” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The result of the British referendum to leave the European Union (EU) has already left a trail of culprits, victims and intended and unintended consequences. Its primary outcome is grave uncertainty within Britain; within the EU; and for other countries and regions that do business with the EU and with Britain. The entire episode is […]

    July 2, 2016Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  24. e-Passport Advisory: United States Department of Homeland Security

    Effective April 1, 2016, the United States Department of Homeland Security requires that all travellers entering the United States under the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) must have an e-Passport. This includes travel to the following US territories served by LIAT: · Puerto Rico · St. Croix · St. Thomas Travellers from the VWP countries who […]

    April 10, 2016TravelNo comments
  25. Canadian trio jailed while $80,000 fine for other

    One Canadian was fined $80,000 after pleading guilty, as a trio joined a fellow national at Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds… The four were arrested at the Grantley Adams International Airport and individually charged with possession of cannabis, possession with intent to supply, trafficking, and importation. Linton and Young had 121 packages of cannabis worth more […]

    April 3, 2016CrimeNo comments