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Bad Karma for Treating Venezuelans Badly Ver la historia en

Ver la historia en Español abajo… This article is translated in Spanish below. Let’s do an exercise. Shake those hands, limber up, close your eyes and engage your imagination. I want you to picture yourself in a situation where you have to line up for hours to collect your weekly food rations from the government. […]Read More

Venezuelan Baby, Mother now in State Quarantine at Chaguaramas Ver

  A four-month-old Venezuelan baby is taken into state quarantine along with his mother and sister. This was in keeping with an order made by Justice Avason Quinlan-Williams during a virtual hearing in the Port-of-Spain High Court on Wednesday. The Venezuelans had initially illegally landed in Trinidad last week Wednesday and legal proceedings were also […]Read More

Venezuela Human Rights Groups Want Another Registration Round in T&T

  By Sue-Ann Wayow VENEZUELA human rights groups are asking Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to have another registration process for Venezuelans seeking refuge in Trinidad and Tobago due to the added strain of Covid-19. In an open letter addressed to Rowley and  published on Human Rights Watch website the groups stated the hardships were increasing  in […]Read More

Two Venezuelans Charged for Marijuana Possession

    TWO Venezuelans have been charged with possession of marijuana in San Fernando. The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) stated that the men were arrested and charged during an anti-crime exercise conducted on Friday in San Fernando. This is a paid political advertisement The TTPS stated that during the exercise, several drug blocks […]Read More

Venezuelans’ Amnesty Extended to December

  THE amnesty of more than 16,000 Venezuelan nationals who are registered to stay and work in Trinidad and Tobago has been extended to December 2020. It was due to expire in July. The announcement was made in the Parliament on Friday by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. He was responding to a question about […]Read More

38 Venezuelans Held at Night Club on Ariapita

  WOODBROOK – POLICE arrest 38 Venezuelan nationals from a night club at the corner of Ariapita Avenue and Carlos Street in Woodbrook on Tuesday morning. According to police, the ex­er­cise was con­duct­ed be­tween 3.30 a.m. and 6 a.m., on Tues­day at the night­club and a search of the es­tab­lish­ment re­sult­ed in 29 fe­male and […]Read More

Venezuelans Can Collect Registration Cards On Weekend

  VENEZUELAN nationals can collect their registrations cards on Saturday and Sunday. A release by the Ministry of National Security stated the Immigration Division at the Government Campus Plaza on Richmond Street in Port-of-Spain will be opened from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. This is to facilitate Venezuelan nationals who registered […]Read More

14 and Life: A Commentary on Human Trafficking

Do you remember what life at 14 was like? Maybe you were a wild one, or a sweet innocent. For the most part you were probably trying your hardest to make it through the complex struggles of adolescence. I spend most of the week thinking how to turn the bothersome social issues of Trinidad and […]Read More

Child Stays, 17 Venezuelans Sent Back Home

  CARENAGE – THE Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) escorted 17 out of 18 Venezuelans who were held entering local waters illegally on Wednesday. Police held the 18 Venezuelan nationals, including three children, in a boat near Smith Hill in Carenage around 5.30 a.m. All were said to be from Guiria. Of­fi­cers of the […]Read More

2,000 Venezuelans get Visas to Visit TT

  CLOSE to 2,000 Venezuelans have been issued visas to visit Trinidad and Tobago. According to the National Security Ministry, 403 have been processed from the TT embassy in Caracas, Venezuela. The Ministry issued a release to deny a news report that visa applications were not being processed in Caracas. The release stated, “The implementation […]Read More