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All Jamaican nationals entering Britain will have to apply for visitor visas in order to enter the country, the Home Office announced today. From midnight tonight, no Jamaican will be allowed through immigration without the necessary papers. The Home Office touted the move as a way of reducing queues at airports as well as reducing the number of people who abscond while on temporary visas. According to Home Office figures, between January and June 2002, 150 Jamaicans absconded each monthRead More …