The Minister of National Security Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon, the Minister under whose authority the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) and the Protective Services fall, wishes to categorically state that this caring Government will honour the $1 million compensation package proposed by the previous administration to families of all members of the services slain in the line of duty.
Jamaica's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade says it notes, with concern, the reports about the alleged ill-treatment of Jamaicans who were recently denied entry to Trinidad and Tobago.
The Ministry says it has not received any formal complaint about the incident.
However, it says Jamaica’s High Commission in Trinidad has brought the media reports to the attention of the Trinidad and Tobago Immigration Department.
National Security Minister Edmund Dillon says he welcomes the appointment of Dennis Moses as Minister in the Ministry of National Security.
The Ministry of National Security issued this statement this afternoon:
"The Minister of National Security, Major General (Ret’d) the Honourable Edmund Dillon welcomes the appointment of Senator the Honourable Dennis Moses as Minister in the Ministry of National Security.
The Ministry of National Security is asking for persons who own and operate drones, to be mindful of the dangers they pose and asking that they not be operated over mass gatherings.
The Ministry says there are also strict no-fly zones that prohibit the use of drones, which is says it will publish in the media soon. It is also pointing to strict law regarding laser lights.
The following is the statement from the Ministry of National Security: