Antigua & Barbuda has fallen two places to number 26, in the world, on the Henley & Partners Visa Restriction Index.
Despite adding access to two more countries, for a total of 133, the tenth version of the index revealed that the country finds itself down from last year’s position of 24
Compared to its regional counterparts, Antigua & Barbuda is on level with Mexico and lands just ahead of its CIP rival St Kitts & Nevis that has access to 131 countries.
This is in contrast to the 2014 Restriction Index that placed Antigua & Barbuda just below St Kitts at 24th with access to 130 countries.
Antigua & Barbuda falls behind only two other countries in the region, namely the Bahamas and Barbados, with visa free access to 139 and 138 countries respectively.
Out of a possible 218, the UK and Germany top the index with access to 179 countries worldwide.