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Dear Editor: Young not ashamed of treatment of Venezuela children? He has skin like ‘crapaud leather’?

“[…] The children were treated in a cruel, inhumane and unusual way. It is utterly ridiculous for Stuart Young to pull some verbal sleight of hand, arguing that they were ‘escorted’ and not ‘deported’…” The following Letter to the Editor on the deportation of 16 Venezuelan children was submitted to …

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Rowley ready to help! Wallace meets PM and sets EGM date, as TTFA targets Fifa deadline

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace will convene an extraordinary general meeting on Sunday 25 October with member delegates of the local football body. And the agenda will deal specifically with ‘the way forward’ for the TTFA and the current Fifa suspension. Wallace confirmed the date and …

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Young explains ‘liberalised exemption policy’ for returning nationals; MoH reveals 102 more positives and additional death

Minister of National Security Stuart Young said today that the government is ready to roll out its ‘liberalised exemption policy’, to allow nationals ‘stranded’ abroad to return home. Thus far, the government has offered travel exemptions for 3,563 persons, while there are still another 2,500-odd requests to return—with 1,702 applications …

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Amnesty Int’nl accuses T&T gov’t of human rights violation and ‘xenophobia’ in mass deportation of Venezuelans

“[…] To deport Venezuelan refugees back to the human rights and humanitarian emergency that they were fleeing, in the middle of a pandemic, is an outrageous violation of the obligations that Trinidad and Tobago has committed to under international law. “[…] The authorities of Trinidad and Tobago are pushing a …

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Are parents prepared to take risk? CMO, Deyalsingh refuse to ‘bless’ youth sport activities

Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh and Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram refused to give the green light for youth sport competition before September and conceded only that there are no regulations to prevent it. At this morning’s virtual press conference, Dr Parasram was asked to revisit his statements, made …

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