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The Henley Passport Index ranking for 2024 shows that Antigua and Barbuda’s passports is among the most powerful in the Caribbean, positioned at number 5, with visa-free access to 153 countries globally.
The Caribbean’s most powerful passports are held by Barbados at number one, followed by the Bahamas at number 2, and St Kitts and Nevis at number three.
St Vincent and the Grenadines is at number four.
Other Caribbean nations’ rankings include Trinidad and Tobago at number six, Grenada at 7, St Lucia at 8, and Dominica at nine.
Belize ranks at number 10.
The 2024 Henley Passport Index reveals that six countries share the top spot, with France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, and Singapore having visa-free access to 194 destinations.
The data used in the rankings is obtained from the International Air Transport Association.
Afghanistan has the weakest passport globally, ranked at number 104 with visa-free access to 28 destinations.
The Henley Passport Index boasts itself as the most authoritative ranking of all the world’s passports, using the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa.
The index covers 199 passports and 227 travel destinations.