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Barbados: “Significant” Interest in Welcome Stamp Program

 Barbados has seen “significant, serious and positive interest” in its new “Barbados Welcome Stamp” program, which offers one-year visas for remote work on the island. Barbados Home Affairs Minister Wilfred Abrahams said 1,079 applications had been processed so far for …

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Bahamas Updates Testing Requirements for Visitors

 The Bahamas has updated its COVID-19 testing protocols for visitors to the destination.  Travelers must now present a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken within 10 days of arrival.  The proof of negative result is part of the required Bahamas Health …

Jamaica Looks for More Chinese Tourists

 Above: Jamaica Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill By Guy Britton MONTEGO BAY — Jamaica has its sights set on attracting more tourists from China, according to Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill. The Minister, who was addressing the recent Tourism Outlook …

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 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica and Chile have signed a new visa exemption agreement, the two sides announced. The agreement covers holders of diplomatic and official passports; it was first submitted as a draft agreement …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Dominica and Brazil have signed a new visa waiver agreement. The new agreement means residents of Dominica and Brazil can travel between the two countries without the need …

 Above: the Bahamas By the Caribbean Journal staff The new mutual visa exemption agreement between the Bahamas and China has officially taken effect. The agreement, which was signed in December 2013, allows Bahamian and Chinese citizens to travel to one …

 Above: the Baha Mar By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of the Bahamas and China have agreed to allow mutual 30-day access to Bahamian and Chinese passport holders without requiring a visa. The agreement was signed Thursday in a …

 Above: the Southern District of Florida Courthouse By the Caribbean Journal staff A Federal Judge has unsealed an indictment against a Florida woman for her role in bringing 143 people from Haiti to the United States using fraudulently obtained guest …

 Above: Parliament in Ottawa By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government said it was “disappointed” following the decision by Canada’s government to impose visas for visitors from the country. Now, citizens of St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, …