Despite calls from International human rights bodies, the registration period for Venezuelan migrants will close at 5 pm, according to national security minister Stuart Young.
However, Young has announced a system that will ensure those who are present outside registration centres at the close of registration will not be disadvantaged.
In response to a question from the opposition in the lower house of Parliament, Young outlined a process to accommodate the backlog when gates close at 5 pm.
Churches, secular organisations including youth groups and schools extended a helping hand to Venezuela migrants, who left Trinidad to register at the Tobago centre.
They provided blankets, water, breakfast, lunch and snacks, as the migrants braved the hot sun, waiting in line days before registration was due to end on June 14.
From Sunday afternoon, hundreds of migrants began pouring into Tobago by plane and ferry, fleeing long lines at the two other centres in Trinidad.
Despite a pending legal action which challenges the Sedition Act and possible charges against Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha Secretary General Satnaryan Maharaj, police returned to Radio and TV Jaagriti on Thursday to obtain tapes which may be linked to the case.
Around 1.30 pm, a team of officers lead by ASP Michael Veronique visited the Tunapuna media house where a warrant was read to staff by Inspector Wayne Stanley.
With just four days of registration left, thousands of Venezuelans continue to gather in droves outside the Achievors Banquet Hall in San Fernando, while unscrupulous taxi drivers capitalised on their distress.
Some Venezuelan families say they have been waiting for days to get registered but although numbers reached as high as 4,200, only 1,500 were cleared up to 2 pm. The situation at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port-of-Spain was similar where hundreds of migrants awaited to be registered.
The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 51-year-old Ricky Jebodh.
Ricky, of Main Road, Woodland, was last seen in the district around 11:00 am, on Sunday 12th May 2019.
He was reported missing to the San Fernando Police Station, on that same date, by his brother.
Ricky is of East Indian descent, 5 feet 8 inches tall and slim built with a brown complexion, short grey hair and a full greying beard.
He was last seen wearing a long-sleeved plaid shirt, a pair of blue jeans and a pair of black steel-tipped shoes.