Business Aircraft Ops to Costa Rica: Documentation & Local Area

Business Aircraft Ops to Costa Rica: Documentation & Local Area
Valid passports are required for both passengers and crew to enter Costa Rica. Depending upon nationality, the required remaining validity on your passport may vary. For some nationalities it's sufficient to have passport validity to cover the intended …
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Botswana passport makes top four in Africa
The research shows that passport holders from Seychelles can visit 126 of 194 countries in the world without having to apply for a visa. The Mauritian passport allows visa free or visa on arrival travel to 123 countries. The South African passport …
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New locations in the US of visa, passport services provider Cox & Kings Global

New locations in the US of visa, passport services provider Cox & Kings Global
WASHINGTON, DC: The Embassy of India in the US has announced the new operational locations of Cox & Kings Global Services Pvt. Ltd. (CKGS) who will provide Visa/OCI/PIO/Renunciation of Indian Citizenship Certificate application support services in …
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Need To Protect The Integrity Of Nigerian Borders
ONE of the major problem facing the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), which urgently needs to be given more attention to, is the challenge of the influx of illegal immigrants into the country. Many of these aliens come through illegal routes (be it …
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Cuban Passports & Demanding What's Fair

Cuban Passports & Demanding What's Fair
What's fair is for all of us Cubans to be able to obtain the passports — whose issuance, to begin with, is an obligation of the Cuban state — at a reasonable price, in line with people's average income, and with a similar fee in all the authorized …
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Ben Lobb to host passport clinics in Zurich and Lucknow
GODERICH, ON – Last night MP Ben Lobb held his first passport clinic of 2015 at the Kincardine Legion. The clinic had a great turnout assisting over 130 constituents with their passport applications. Lobb will be hosting two more passport clinics in …
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Indians overseas upset over government proposal to scrap PIO & OCI cards

Indians overseas upset over government proposal to scrap PIO & OCI cards
While a PIO card applicant has to be a person of Indian origin who is a citizen of any country, other than Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Afghanistan, China and Nepal; or a person who has held an Indian passport at any time or is the spouse …
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Passport issuing queues to ease
The department's head office and branch offices nationwide have been closed since Jan 13 by the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) rally led by Luang Pu Buddha Issara. About 4,000 people normally apply for passport services each working …
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Chiang Rai residents seek passport issuing venues
However, residents said the Chiang Mai office could only issue 200 passports a day. They have to wait in a long queue for days to apply for passports. They claim the government should therefore open more temporary offices nationwide in order to serve …
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Britain likely to hike visa fee from next month
The proposal to change the fee structure was announced by the UK government this week, and if approved by Parliament the new fees will apply from 6 April 2014, while some fees for premium services overseas will apply from 31 March 2014. In general, UK …
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Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP | Food & Beverage Litigation Update

Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP | Food & Beverage Litigation Update
EFSA Issues Feed Additives Guidance on Renewal of Authorizations The european Food safety Authority's (eFsA) Panel on Additives and Products or substances used in Animal Feed (FeeDAP) has issued guidance to assist appli- cants “in the preparation …
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Travel & Tourism

37/365: the soul of travel
how to renew my passport
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I need to renew my passport. This one expired in December, though it got quite some use. I love how passports can tell stories and give timelines to travels—arrivals and departures—and encourage us to remember our experiences away from home.

Travel & Tourism
British nationals living in Italy or San Marino who need to renew their passport will soon have to send their passport applications to a central office in the UK. Processing times, however, will remain the same. From June 3rd this year, British …
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Woman who bragged about getting away with fatal crash in Oregon had built life
Officials don't know how she entered Canada, said Lisa White, a spokeswoman for Canada Border Services Agency, but in the late 1990s, it was not usually necessary for U.S. citizens to show a passport when crossing into Canada. Immigration authorities …
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Some question amnesia story as details emerge
26 when a downtrodden stranger walked into the JW Marriott in Palm Desert, asking for a job as a tennis coach. … He carried four forms of identification: a passport, a California identification card, a veteran's medical card and a Social Security …
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