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By Edition On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Curaçao eases visa requirements

WILLEMSTAD - The government of Curacao will ease its visa policy. Haitians, Cubans and Dominicans should be able to come to the island more easily. Due to the current strict policy, Curaçao is missing a lot on More...

By Edition On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

St Lucia may impose visa restrictions on Venezuelans who want to visit

CASTRIES - St Lucia is looking to impose visa restrictions on Venezuelans seeking to enter that country, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet announced. At a news conference yesterday, he said he was concerned about More...

U.S. Consulate Curacao
By Edition On Monday, December 5th, 2016

U.S. Consular officer to hold appointments on Sint Maarten on January 12, 2016

WILLEMSTAD - The U.S. Consulate General Curaçao is pleased to announce that a Consular Officer will visit Sint Maarten on January 12, 2017. Appointments will be held at Parliament Building Office in Frontstreet, More...

By Edition On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Koenders: “Visa agreement Peru good for trade with Schengen countries and Caribbean parts of the Kingdom”

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - Minister Koenders today as President of the Council of the European Union signed a visa abolition agreement with Peru. As a result Peruvians can, from March 15, 2016, enter the Schengen area More...

By Edition On Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Deadline looms for Canada travel restrictions

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Bahamians and other Caribbean nationals planning to travel to Canada by air after March 15, 2016 must have an electronic travel authorization (ETA) or risk being barred from even getting on the More...

By Edition On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

U.S House of Representatives tightens controls on visa-free travel

WASHINGTON - Driven by the Paris terror attacks, the House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to tighten controls on travel to the U.S. and require visas for anyone who's been in Iraq or Syria in the previous five years. The More...

By Edition On Friday, September 11th, 2015

Redesigned website launched for US visa waiver program visitors

WASHINGTON, USA -- US Customs and Border Protection has launched the redesigned website for visa waiver program (VWP) visitors to apply for an electronic system for travel authorization (ESTA) prior to traveling More...

Curacao Airport
By Edition On Monday, August 24th, 2015

Curaçao considering measures to keep unwanted Venezuelans out

Aruba has already taken measures WILLEMSTAD – Authorities in Aruba have taken measures, which they called “indirect visa” to keep the unwanted Venezuelans out. The Aruban government has identified 4 categories More...

human trafficking
By Edition On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

The other side of a “positive news”: Colombia the new hub to recruit sex workers since visa waiver

“Lucky Shot” busy recruiting underage women to work as waitresses PHILIPSBURG -  SMN News received two phone calls on Monday  from two adults in Colombia who wanted to know if there is any restaurant or club More...

Colombian passport
By Edition On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Growing list of countries that do not ask Colombians for visa

BOGOTA – There are now 36 destinations to which Colombians only need their passport for the journey. With applause the Santanderean travel agency wholesalers received last Friday the news of the elimination of More...