The government says it has so far approved three thousand and ninety-one registration cards for Venezuelan migrants who would have registered during the two week amnesty period.
The acting prime minister, Colm Imbert said of the estimated sixteen thousand who registered during that time, five thousand, one hundred and forty-eight applications in total were processed and are awaiting ministerial approval.
Minister Imbert told the parliament that all registrants needed to be verified by Venezuelan law enforcement, local law enforcement and Interpol.
It took almost two and a half months but Dr Roodal Moonilal has finally formally apologised to the lower house for comments he made about Laventille West MP, Fitzgerald Hinds.
In late June the parliament's privileges committee found that comments Dr Moonilal made in October 2018 warranted an apology not only to Mr Hinds but to the entire house.
Naparima and St Benedict's Colleges could escape with a mere slap on the wrist, for their parts in breaching an agreement between the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) and its sponsors, particularly its main sponsor Digicel, for the 2019 season.
However, any school found guilty of breaches of rules in the future will be immediately suspended.
Pending autopsies that caused the backlog and deeper frustration among family members at the Forensic Science Centre has ended.
It’s been four days since a tip-off revelation from Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley that shocked and in some cases confused the Lower House of Parliament and Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has not put out a defense.
A Venezuelan national was shot and killed shortly after nine last evening.
Initial reports had suggested that a gunman had alighted from a vehicle and opened fire on a gyro vendor, who was plying his trade in the vicinity of the ABC roundabout in Point Fortin.
However, police have since confirmed that the victim has been identified as a Venezuelan national who was standing near the gyro vendor's stall.
The shooting incident sent bystanders scampering to safety.
The funeral expenses of Dr Linda Baboolal will be paid by the State, the Office of the Prime Minister has stated.
“The Government of Trinidad and Tobago, as a mark of respect, has offered to undertake the funeral expenses of this patriot, and her family has accepted,” the release stated yesterday.
Although admitting that Port-of-Spain South MP Marlene McDonald inquired whether he knew of an investigation into her, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi denies making any queries to the police.
Al-Rawi said a few months before McDonald was arrested in a corruption investigation last month, she approached him in the Parliament.
Speaking to reporters at Skinner Park yesterday, he said McDonald told him as a matter of fact that Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar had informed the MP about her impending arrest.
The 30-year-old suspect wanted for the murder of Trinidad-born Kiara Alleyne, 20, at her home in Florida on Wednesday has been receiving medical care after he was found seriously injured by Marion County homicide officers and had to be airlifted from the area where he was located.
According to Marion County officers, the suspect was found in the Florida Keys on Wednesday morning and airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami with burns to the arms in what they described as a “bizarre series of events that began with a burglary call.”
T&T sprint national champion Michelle-lee Ahye has been provisionally suspended for anti-doping violations
In a statement today, the athletics integrity unit, which is a sub-committee of the IAAF, said that the Pan American silver medalist has been suspended since August 30th while it investigates a "whereabouts failure".
Athletes are required to report their daily whereabouts in advance to allow for unannounced doping control.
In the event of three breaches in less than a year, they risk a two-year suspension.