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Mobile Passport Is Expanding to San Juan

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mobile Passport, the program behind the expedited immigration processing app, is expanding in the Caribbean. The company will launch in San Juan, Puerto Rico by the end of this month, according to a spokesperson. That …

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Bermuda Launches Digital Visitor Arrival Card

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In what is happily becoming something of a regional trend, another island has launched a digital immigration process for travelers — before they even get on their flights. Bermuda has launched its new Visitor Arrival …

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How to Arrive in Barbados

 By Alexander Britell It’s an issue at too many airports across the Caribbean — long immigration lines, meaning lengthy waits for travelers after they’ve just spent hours on an airplane. And while some islands, like Aruba and Curacao, have come …

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 It’s one of the best ideas to come to a Caribbean airport in a long time. Aruba has announced the launch of a new digital embarkation and disembarkation card — meaning travelers can fill out their immigration card before they even …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia will be requiring yachters to complete immigration cards upon entry to the island, the government announced Friday. The new policy will take effect on Sep. 1, 2014. In a statement, …

 Above: the National Palace in Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic unveiled today what the country is calling an “ambitious and comprehensive” immigration plan aimed at dealing in part with the country’s ongoing citizenship issue involving …

 Above: Jamaican Foreign Minister Sen AJ Nicholson By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Foreign Minister Winston Dookeran and Jamaica Foreign Minister Senator AJ Nicholson held talks in Kingston Tuesday to discuss an immigration dispute between the two countries. …

 Above: Governor Ric Todd By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Governor Ric Todd departed Sunday for a two-day visit to Haiti. Todd is being joined by Minister of Border Control and Labour Don Hue Gardiner and Clara Gardiner, Permanent Secretary …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe traveled to Turks and Caicos this weekend for talks with Governor Ric Todd and Premier Dr Rufus Ewing. The visit came after …

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor LAST WEEK, for the first time in its history, Haiti hosted the CARICOM Heads of Government Summit in Port-au-Prince. Michael Martelly the President of Haiti, with a great deal of pomp and circumstance, opened the conference, …

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor Jamaican-American citizens were positively surprised by US President Barack Obama’s bold move to permit young illegal immigrants to work and study in the United States. One of the major problems fueling crime in Jamaica is the …

 The Jamaican Government will raise the issue of an alleged mistreatment of a Jamaican woman by Barbados customs officials, Foreign Affairs Minister Ken Baugh announced. Jamaican national Shanique Myrie claims she was subjected to two demeaning cavity searches, along with …