T&T Students in Cuba Not Affected by Unrest

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By Sue-Ann Wayow

THE political unrest in Cuba has not directly affected local students in the country.

This is according to Minister of National Security Fitzgerald Hinds.

In a brief statement to the media on Friday at the Ministry of National Security officer at Tower C in the Waterfront in Port-of-Spain, Hinds said, “We are concerned about the safety of our citizens everywhere.”



He was speaking during the ceremony to announce the new electronic monitoring system.

Hinds added that diplomatic missions in foreign countries were established to assist locals and so far, he has not received any report of major concern about students on scholarship programmes in need of assistance at this time.

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The Cuban population is presently protesting against its current leader Diaz Canal. They are protesting for freedom or “Libertad.” Cuba remains one of the few world countries that still has a communist government.

And Hinds also said that advanced monitoring of the nation’s coastline especially in the south will be beefed up a it continues its fight against illegal immigration from Venezuela.


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