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US now requiring visa applicants to list social-media names

(Source – AP) The United States now wants to know the social-media user names of people applying for visas, part of stepped up screening of foreign visitors and immigrants. The change, first announced last year and taking effect this month, follows on a 2017 order by President Donald Trump requiring heightened vetting for visa applicants, […]

No Shanique Myrie repeat, assures PM Stuart

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has promised that two recent reported incidents involving Jamaican travellers to Barbados will be fully investigated, but he is already insisting that that there will be no repeat of the Shanique Myrie “mistakes”. The Barbadian leader, who has responsibility for immigration, also assured his Jamaican counterpart Andrew Holness that if it […]

It’s wrong!

Jamaica has called on Barbados to respect the rights of its citizens, in the wake of recent complaints of ill-treatment levelled against immigration authorities in Bridgetown. During a town hall meeting at the Barbados Community College on Tuesday night, the Jamaican High Commissioner to Trinidad David Prendergast, who also has responsibility for Barbados, made specific […]

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