Approximately 400 officers from the protective services of T&T who are in need of priority housing are still awaiting allocation.
This was revealed during a media conference called on Thursday by the President of the Fire Services Association of T&T, Leo Ramkissoon along with the President of the Prisons Officers Association, Ceron Richards.
In 2008, the Housing Ministry through a cabinet note, states that members of the protective services will be allocated ten per cent of the housing stock.
Three months after the registration process ended thousands of Venezuelans are yet to receive their registration cards.
Speaking to Guardian Media, one Venezuelan national who requested anonymity said he has been working in a supermarket since June even though he does not have his registration card.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has responded to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on allegations that she had no knowledge that Marlene McDonald was to be arrested, telling UNC supporters last night that she had “no pip”.
She spoke at a UNC meeting at the New Grant Government School in Moruga yesterday.
Former director of the University of the West Indies Institute of International Relations Prof Andy Knight sees Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s move to pen a letter to the British government about an inaccurate British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary that there are 40,000 Venezuelans in T&T as ludicrous.
His comments came two days after Rowley objected to the BBC report titled The Displaced which was circulated on social media.
Progress with US leaders, problems with United Kingdom’s media leader - the BBC.
A giant among men, a lioness and true solider.
That was how Dr Linda Baboolal was described yesterday, as hundreds showed up at the All Saints Anglican Church, Marli Street, Port-of-Spain to bid her farewell.
"Soon," was Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley's response to reporters yesterday when they asked him when the date for Local Government elections will be announced.
Rowley the reply at a media conference about his recent trip to the United States. Local Government polls are constitutionally due between November and early February. PNM officials have projected that the election will be held later this year since Carnival 2020 takes place early next year.
If the government does not hold true to the many promises it made when it first met with Crown Point property owners affected by the ANR Robinson Airport expansion project, the residents will take legal action.
So said Rhonda Hackett, chairperson of the Provide Equivalent Equitable Compensation for Everyone(PEECE).