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Nationals of St. Kitts/Nevis Among Caricom Professionals Applying for Freedom to Work Around the Caribbean Region
January 10, 2006

Nationals of St. Kitts/Nevis are among some 2,000 Caribbean Community (Caricom) professionals who have so far applied to the Caricom Single Market & Economy (CSME) Unit..........

...........In Port-of-Spain for certification to allow them to move freely for work and business purposes in the country.

According to unit head, Ambassador Jerry Narace, of this pool, just over 500 have been approved to work in the twin-island republic.

Statistics show that more Jamaicans have been approved for free movement in Trinidad & Tobago than any other nationals.

The breakdown of approvals show 13 from Antigua & Barbuda; Barbados, 71; Belize, two; Dominica, 33; Grenada, 26; Guyana, 114; Jamaica, 191; St. Kitts/Nevis, 7; St. Lucia, 6; St. Vincent & the Grenadines, 29 and Suriname 19.

The certificate allows for a six-month stay from the time of entry into a member state.

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