Guyana, Barbados: Illegal Immigration

When it comes to the issue of illegal immigrants in Barbados, Guyanese blogger Imran Khan says: “What is wong is wrong”, adding in another post: “I’m interested in learning what, specifically, President Bharrat Jagdeo is accusing the Barbadians of being ‘un-CARICOM-like’ about?”


  • kevin

    personally being a Guyanese i think that Barbados is doing the right thing. I mean why would you want to stay in a country where the people do not like you and to make matter worst you are there illegally.

  • Quixia

    My parentage is Guyanese and Barbadian, bought up in The UK, now living in Barbados. I understand why people would want to live in Barbados but, living anywhere illegally puts you on the wrong side of the law, and basically distorts your rights in all types of situations. Locals know this and use it to their advantage. Ultimately it only damages your self worth so do the right thing.

  • CNC

    Maybe one day we will be in a position where we can have free movement between CARICOM countries like there is with the EU.

    Until that time comes, we should tackle immigration together rather than condoning it and crying foul when countries try to make a stand. It should be tackled by both ends.. i.e. Host country trying to do more to manage its people from having to resort to illegal settlement and the target countries who are suffering with the problem.

    We will also always have these issues so long as there are more developed CARICOM nations over others… So CARICOM needs to look into why some of these other countries are being ‘left behind’

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