Imtiaz Mohammed, 59, and his luxury, burgundy Lincoln Town car are a daily fixture at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad and the Cruise Ship Complex on the Port-of-Spain waterfront.
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T&T nationals to travel to Europe visa-free
The European Union (EU) has said nationals from 16 small island nations in the Caribbean and Pacific regions, the United Arab Emirates, Peru and Colombia will be able to come to the Schengen area without a visa. T&T is among five Caribbean island nations among them.
"I am pleased that once the necessary procedures are completed, nationals from 16 small island nations in the Caribbean and Pacific regions, the United Arab Emirates, Peru and Colombia will be able to come to the Schengen area without a visa—be it for business, touristic or family visit purposes," EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom said in a statement from Brussels last Thursday.
"This will open up opportunities and advantages also for EU citizens, as any existing visa requirement for EU citizens to travel to these countries will be eliminated," said Malmstrom. "The solution found to include Peru and Colombia on the visa-free list is a good result. It strikes the right balance between the desire to offer visa-free travel to Peruvian and Colombian nationals and the need to avoid migratory risks and safeguard the security of the EU."
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