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Gasparillo woman reported missing

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 60-year-old Chandra Ramoutar.

She was last seen at her Darnaud Street, Gasparillo home, around 3:30pm, on Thursday 6th June, 2019 and was reported missing to the Gasparillo Police Station, around 4pm on Monday by a relative.

Ramoutar is of East Indian descent, 5 feet 9 inches tall and medium built with a brown complexion.

She was last seen wearing a denim skirt and an orange short sleeve shirt.

Hundreds of Venezuelan migrants sleep in Scarborough

Approximately 300 Venezuelan asylum seekers, most of whom travelled from Trinidad, spent the night on the streets of Scarborough Monday awaiting Tuesday's 7 am opening of the Tobago amnesty registration centre at Caroline Building, Wilson Road.

According to Emily Lyon, a Venezuelan who travelled to Tobago to register, a list with names of persons outside the centre was organised by a group leader to determine each person's position in the registration line.

Venezuelan migrants rush to Tobago as deadline approaches

With one week to go be­fore the dead­line for reg­is­tra­tion, over 200 Venezue­lans braved the in­clement weath­er in To­ba­go yes­ter­day and turned up at the Car­o­line Build­ing Reg­is­tra­tion Cen­tre in Scar­bor­ough, To­ba­go, in an at­tempt to get away from the long lines at the two lo­ca­tions in Trinidad.

This is the first time To­ba­go has seen such an in­flux, since the reg­is­tra­tion process com­menced nine days ago.Since the start of the reg­is­tra­tion process, To­ba­go has not seen any fig­ures ex­ceed­ing 40 mi­grants on a dai­ly ba­sis.

Venezue­lan mi­grants ap­peal to Gov­ern­ment: Extend registration deadline

With the end of the reg­is­tra­tion pe­ri­od draw­ing close and the mi­grant num­bers in­creas­ing, Venezue­lans are ap­peal­ing to the Gov­ern­ment to ex­tend the dead­line.

The ap­peal came as hun­dreds of Venezue­lans, many with their ba­bies and chil­dren, con­verge dai­ly out­side of Achie­vor’s Ban­quet Hall in Dun­can Vil­lage, San Fer­nan­do for hours, hop­ing to be reg­is­tered.

Imam urges Muslims to help Venezuelans

Res­i­dent Imam of the San Fer­nan­do Ja­ma Masjid, Atif Ma­jeed Su­laimani, is urg­ing Mus­lims to help feed, clothe and as­sist Venezue­lan mi­grants who are now strug­gling to cope with life in Trinidad and To­ba­go hav­ing fled the so­cial, po­lit­i­cal and eco­nom­ic tur­moil in their coun­try.

Speak­ing at Eid-ul-Fitr cel­e­bra­tions at the mosque on Mu­cu­rapo Street, San Fer­nan­do, yes­ter­day, Su­laimani said ex­tend­ing help to the poor was part of Is­lam’s teach­ings.

Hinds: About 850 migrants register daily

Gov­ern­ment’s amnesty reg­is­tra­tion dri­ve for Venezue­lans has so far at­tract­ed an av­er­age of 850 peo­ple pass­ing through most cen­tres dai­ly.

And those in line who aren’t at­tend­ed the same day, re­ceive a chit to ob­tain a pri­or­i­ty ap­pear­ance sub­se­quent­ly.

Act­ing Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Min­is­ter Fitzger­ald Hinds con­firmed this on Tues­day in an up­date to re­porters at Par­lia­ment.

NWRHA seeks these three men's next of kin

Do you know these men?

The North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the relatives or next of kin of these three men - Samuel Jeffers, Jerry Williams and Rudolph Wallace.

The NWRHA says it would like any known relatives or next of kin of the above persons to contact the Medical Social Work Department, General Hospital, Port of Spain at 285-8989 ext. 2561/2563.

13-year-old girl reported missing

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 13-year-old Aliyah George.

George was last seen at her Preysal, Couva home, around 10 pm on Monday.

She was reported missing by her mother to the Couva Police Station around 2 am on Tuesday 4th June, 2019.

George is of African descent, 5 feet tall and slim built with a light brown complexion and long brown hair.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the police at 999, 911, 800-TIPS or any police station or text/WhatsApp 482-GARY (4279).

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