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A Story of Hope: Children’s Bilingual Book is Published

Ver traducción en Español abajo By Sue-Ann Wayow AS World Children’s Day was celebrated on Friday, children in Trinidad and Tobago received A Story of Hope – a children’s picture and colouring book highlighting issues faced by children of Venezuelan immigrants. The virtual launch was hosted by the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF). The bilingual […]Read More

31 Venezuelans Held on Los Iros Beach

  POLICE hold 31 Venezuelans in Los Iros beach on Sunday morning. In a release on Monday, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) stated that two Trinidadian men ages 36 and 61 have been arrested and were assisting police with their investigations. Police were called out to the beach just before 12 noon on […]Read More

Griffith: Police Are Protecting Venezuelan Women

    By Sue-Ann Wayow   CONTRARY to what some may believe, the police are working towards greater protection of Venezuelan women in Trinidad and Tobago. This is according to Commissioner of Police Captain Gary Griffith who said he was working tirelessly to address issues of violence against all women which included Venezuelans. Women’s advocate […]Read More

PM: Don’t’ Brand Venezuelans as Covid-19 Spreaders

  TRINIDAD and Tobago has not yet pinpointed the source of the recent coronavirus cases and Venezuelans should not be persecuted because of an assumption. This is a paid political advertisement Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley in addressing a People’s National Movement (PNM) political meeting in Chaguanas East on Monday, said while the nation’s borders […]Read More

More Illegal Venezuelans Quarantined at Chaguaramas

    TWELVE more illegal Venezuelans are being quarantined at the Chaguaramas Heliport. The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) stated that officers responded to a report of a vessel carrying immigrants approaching Beach Road in Palo Seco, on Tuesday. They intercepted a blue Cube vehicle in which they found ten Venezuelans, the TTPS release […]Read More

Distribution of Registration Cards to Venezuelans Continues

  THE National Security Ministry has stated that the collection of registration cards to Venezuelan nationals continues. —————— In a release, the ministry stated that Venezuelans who participated in the registration exercise from May 31 to June 1, 2019 could collect their registration cards at the Office of the Immigration Division on Richmond Street in […]Read More

TT Coast Guards Stops Boat with 28 Venezuelans, 2 Pregnant

  OFFICERS of the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) intercepts a pirogue with 28 Venezuelan nationals including two pregnant women on Tuesday morning. Ac­cord­ing to the TTCG, of­fi­cers were con­duct­ing mar­itime bor­der pa­trols just off the West Coast in the Gulf of Paria around 1.30 a.m. and in­ter­cept­ed the Venezue­lan sea ves­sel called Dona […]Read More

PM Bashes BBC Report on Venezuelans in TT

  PORT-OF-SPAIN – PRIME Minster Dr Keith Rowley has slammed a BBC report that says the Government failed to properly handle the migration of Venezuelans to Trinidad and Tobago. He made the comment on Monday during a press conference. Rowley was responding to the BBC series titled The Displaced: When 40,000 People Hit a Tiny Island […]Read More

Police Rescue Venezuelan Girl in St Ann’s

  ST ANN’S – POLICE have rescued a Venezuelan teenaged girl who was abducted and kept in a house in St Ann’s in exchange for drugs. Reports indicate that around 6 p.m. on Saturday she was taken away from her home in Longdenville in a green Nissan vehicle by a man she only knew as […]Read More

Venezuelans Can Get Extension to Work in TT

  VENEZUELANS who recently signed up to live and work in Trinidad and Tobago for six months in the first instance can make an application for an extension when the amnesty period has expired. They began receiving their registration cards on Friday. The first batch of the 16,523 was distributed at the Immigration Division Office […]Read More