July 21, 2009

Fewer Guyanese deported recently from Barbados- reports

By Heppilena Ferguson | July 21, 2009 

-but future still hazy, no common regional position

There has been a reduction in the number of Guyanese being deported from Barbados, recent reports indicate, seven weeks after that country enforced an immigration policy which stirred region-wide debate about illegal immigrants.

From the time the David Thompson-led administration announced its policy on May 5, deportations recorded by the local immigration authorities had risen to a total of 53 as at the end of June. However senior immigration sources have said that there has since been a reduction, adding that there is no indication that many of the persons returning from Barbados were deported. Read full article here

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