Planning your trip with kids Get your kids actively involved in planning your trip from the very beginning -- that way older kids have a stake in making it work and you have a chance to allay younger kids' natural wariness of the unknown. Besides, it's fun.
Residence or Investments in the Caribbean You will need a passport and visas to reside in or to conduct or start a business in the Caribbean. Although some Caribbean countries welcome retirees or others of independent means as long-term residents, requests for work permits are rarely granted. Before you travel, apply to the country's embassy or consulate in the United States to obtain a visa if you wish to reside, go into business, or work in the country.
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HEALTH REQUIREMENTS No vaccination is required unless transiting or coming from an infected area within SIX MONTHS of arrival. Persons known to have come from any country which has suffered cholera, yellow fever or smallpox epidemics must have vaccination certificates. Drinking water is perfectly safe from the tap, but bottled, purified and mineral water is available.
POPULATION Due to the volcanic activity which has ravaged the island since 1995 there has been a drop in the population from 10,639 (1991 Census) to 4,482 (2001 Census).
TRAVEL The nearest international airport is located in Antigua with direct services from New York, Newark, Philadelphia, London, Toronto, Miami, San Juan and many Caribbean islands. From North America, American Airlines, offers connections via San Juan; while US Air, BWIA, Air Jamaica, Continental Airlines, and Air Canada offer direct flights to Antigua. Air France, British Airways, BWIA, Virgin ... more
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