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BVI: Gov’t signs MOU with CARICOM for increased border security


(BVI News) The government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) for the exchange of Advance Passenger Information (API).

The signing was done in a brief ceremony held on December 6, between Premier Dr Natalio Wheatley and Lieutenant Colonel Michael Jones on behalf of CARICOM IMPACS in the presence of other government and BVI Airports Authority officials.

Government officials have described the signing as a regional effort for security and border protection.

The Premier recently disclosed that the API agreement will help to streamline the arrival of passengers into the territory and told reporters at a recent press conference that the new system will help with due diligence.

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