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July 30th, 2018
VI to review visa requirements for Caribbean nationals—Dr Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has committed to review the visa travel requirements for Caribbean Nationals, desirous of entering the Territory.

July 13th, 2018
CARICOM Heads discuss UK ‘public registers’ decision

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The constitutional relationship of the Overseas Territories and the United Kingdom (UK) was addressed by the Leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), during its last Heads of Government Conference, held in neighbouring Jamaica, from July 3 to 7, 2018.

June 26th, 2018
NDP discrimination: Visa free access for Chinese, not for CARICOM nationals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was on Thursday, June 21, 2018, that Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL), announced at a press conference that government intends to implement a 'visa-free' policy, for Chinese nationals wishing to visit the Territory.

December 30th, 2015
WICB says no to dissolution

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will not be bowing to demands from the Caricom appointed sub-committee which has called for the dissolution of the board.

December 23rd, 2015
Caricom not doing enough to support Cricket- WICB Official

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Vice-President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Emmanuel Nanthan, claimed on Tuesday December 22, 2015 that regional governments are not doing enough to support the development of cricket in the region.

December 1st, 2015
Jamaicans lose priority for jobs in Economic Zones Bill

JAMAICA GLEANER

A provision in the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) bill for Jamaicans to be given first priority in landing jobs has been amended.

August 10th, 2015
New visa system for Haitians

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – The Dominica government says it will soon announce a new visa system for Haitians wanting to enter the island.

April 3rd, 2015
Canadian official hails Caricom

JAMAICA OBSERVER

Canadian High Commissioner to Jamaica Robert Ready has commended Caricom member states on the advances made with respect to the Caricom Single Market, including the liberalisation of the market for services, the free movement of goods and the movement of skills.

January 9th, 2015
Britain renews calls for Guyana's parliamentary suspension to be lifted

DEMERARA WAVES

As Guyana and the rest of the world await Guyana's President Donald Ramotar's announcement of the dissolution of the Parliament and the naming of a date for general elections, the United Kingdom (UK) on Thursday resumed pressure on the South American country for the suspension of the law-making body to be lifted.

December 17th, 2014
CARICOM & WICB to provide School Cricket Pitches

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A new era for cricket in schools across the CARICOM region is about to begin with an innovative initiative from the CARICOM Secretariat called the “Pitch in Schools Project”.



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