Defence Force

Defence Force assists in Matelot relief efforts

The Defence Force is assisting in relief efforts in the Toco region, through the Regiment's Engineering Battalion, Air Guard and Coast Guard.

The following statement has been issued by the Defence Force.

"With the persistent rainfall over the past 24 hours, North Coast Trinidad, particularly, the Toco region has been adversely affected. Numerous landslides along the main road to Matelot have resulted in impassable roads and communities being cut-off.

Defence Force confirms AG and family "exposed" to defense mechanisms

The Defence Force is confirming that Attorney General Faris Al Rawi and his family were exposed to military demonstrations on situations that they can encounter by virtue of being key public figures.

The Defence Force has issued a statement in light of pictures showing two children, believed to be Al Rawi's daughter and son, holding weapons.

The following is the statement issued Wednesday by Major Al Alexander, the Senior Public Affairs Officer of the Defence Force.