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Forum: Barbados
Nov 9th 2010, 6:27 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 12,629
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: Reside and Work - Apply for citizenship by marriage

Yeeee Haaaaa!!!!!..... Got my approval for reside and work in the post today. Oh happy day!!...... I applied for citizenship by marriage in January, so it took about 10 months to get this approval....
Forum: Barbados
Oct 17th 2010, 4:48 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,484
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: What to expect to pay for 2nd hand fridge...

I know there is a place down on the highway near Kensington,( I can't think of the name right now!!)

They sell shop damaged good from courts etc. You can get a perfectly good new appliance at a...
Forum: Barbados
Jun 13th 2010, 2:09 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,600
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: Applying for Citizenship through marriage to a Bajan

All you will need is your birth cert, your spouses birth cert, your marriage cert and the fee. You don't need any medical forms etc. for this type of application. It is quite straight forward........
Forum: Barbados
May 30th 2010, 1:16 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 9,962
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: marrying a bajan citizen - can I move there with her?

I think the government are making the upcoming changes in order to deal with the practice of "marriages of convenience"..... That is why the citizenship will only be granted after a period of 3...
Forum: Barbados
May 22nd 2010, 10:40 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 9,962
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: marrying a bajan citizen - can I move there with her?

It's not actually a work permit that you get, it is just a letter of "permission to work" which they will issue to you once your "citizenship by marriage" application is underway.
This proceedure...
Forum: Barbados
May 22nd 2010, 3:35 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 9,962
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: marrying a bajan citizen - can I move there with her?

Hi doberdog.

If you marry your partner you will then be able to apply for citizenship. At the moment that takes about 3 years to process (as far as I know). In the meantime you will not be allowed...
Forum: Barbados
May 20th 2010, 10:37 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,723
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: Moving to Barbados

Eurobrit.... I've only just seen your query now about making friends etc. here in Barbados.

Well, just to share my experience. I came here first totally by myself in 2007 at the age of 27. I...
Forum: Barbados
May 20th 2010, 10:27 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,306
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: dengue fever

Thanks Serendipity. I must give them a call. I actually saw a notice in todays Advocate saying that they will be fogging this evening somewhere in St. Thomas, I think...... So they are obviously...
Forum: Barbados
May 19th 2010, 11:20 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,306
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: dengue fever

Serendipity, you mentioned that the ministry of health came out to inspect the area when you reported your having dengue.
Well, just since the weekend (I'm guessing because of the return of the rain...
Forum: Barbados
Apr 7th 2010, 4:56 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,663
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: I never thought I would say I'm bored of the beach but....

Check out the Barbados Sea Turtle Project (I think that's what it's called anyway)..... I'm almost sure I read somewhere recently that they are seeking volunteers to patrol the beaches, at night and...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 19th 2010, 10:19 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: Happy St Paddy's Day!!!

Are you from Ireland Annie?

I only ask, because I am trying to get a Gaelic Football team together and I'm trying to round up a few Irish lads to form it's backbone (I'd love to get some...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 18th 2010, 4:15 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,401
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: Update on Immigration status - married to Bajan

I was in Immigration today to renew my visa extension. I enquired about this new visa for people in the "citizenship by marriage" process. Unfortunately, I can't get it yet :( . They are working...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 10th 2010, 9:05 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: Baby Hamsters

Better get them shifted quick, Bajanla, or they'll start eating each other.... Don't worry the toilet will always be happy to flush a few hamsters away..... lol :lol:..... (hope that doesn't offend u...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 10th 2010, 9:02 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,401
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: Update on Immigration status - married to Bajan

That is indeed great news!!... I must give them a call and see if I can get the same now. It makes so much sense to be allowed work.... To be honest, that is all I care about at the moment, whenever...
Forum: Barbados
Feb 11th 2010, 1:11 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: working independent

Hi Leenah,

My advice would be the following:

Come to Barbados on a holiday visa for 3 or 6 months. This will give you the opportunity to assess the country for yourself (i.e.- living standards,...
Forum: Barbados
Feb 10th 2010, 12:32 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: Advice on Selling Goods

Are you selling a car Serendipity?

Just wondering; as I will be in the market for one soon, hopefully!!
Forum: Barbados
Feb 5th 2010, 3:56 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,556
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: Imigration

Greenflava, I think it is entirely up to the immigration officer you deal with at the airport.

The first time I came in as a visitor I was granted the visa to correspond with my return flight...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 14th 2010, 11:32 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,858
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: cost cheat sheet..help?

Don't forget to calculate your grocery costs in relation to what you will earn here in Barbados..... Some things seem expensive, some things seem cheap, when looking in from the outside and counting...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 14th 2010, 11:25 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,517
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: Greetings!

Serendipity, I think it is irresponsible to suggest that immigranys are responsible for the rise in crime. I reckon if you did a study you would find the same percentage of criminals in both the...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 5th 2010, 3:28 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 10,199
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: The Redlegs, the forgotten White People

Thanks for that link Reslax. It was nice to hear the Irish language been spoken, makes me feel a bit closer to home!!

It is a very interesting topic and I think it is good that people are finally...
Forum: Caribbean
Dec 29th 2009, 11:36 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 11,778
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: European overseas territories?

The Netherlands Antilles and the French Islands are fully part of the EU as they are considered to be just an outlying part of their "mother countries". However, as far as I know (I researched it...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 28th 2009, 1:22 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,267
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: Barbados security is No 1 in the world

Neal, if you want to "big-up" Barbados, why don't you use real statistics..... Like Barbados is 24th in the world for expenditure on Education, 95th in the world for life expectancy, 80th in the...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 12th 2009, 11:50 am
Replies: 38
Views: 6,597
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: Dangers of cycling on Barbados roads

They should run this advert on Channel 8..... It's very clever. Definitely demonstrates that you need to be more aware and remember cyclists.

http://www.dothetest.co.uk/basketball.html
Forum: Barbados
Dec 10th 2009, 7:22 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 6,597
Posted By Cuchullain

Dangers of cycling on Barbados roads

I have just read in today's Nation Newspaper that a prominent Brabadian cyclist has been killed in a road traffic accident. This is the second such incident in only 5 days. Who is to blame? What...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 8th 2009, 11:48 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,716
Posted By Cuchullain

Re: Tourist want more bang for their bucks

Actually, I always think that the term "expats" is a little pretentious..... Why is it that we refer to visitors to our own countries as "immigrants" while we refer to ourselves as "expats" when we...
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