Stuart Young

Young: Registration process not a doorway to citizenship

No T&T per­ma­nent res­i­den­cy or cit­i­zen­ship for Venezue­lan reg­is­tra­tion ap­pli­cants, says Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Min­is­ter Stu­art Young.

He was re­spond­ing to re­marks by the Venezue­lan Am­bas­sador Car­los Perez that reg­is­trants may have a chance for per­ma­nent res­i­dence or cit­i­zen­ship with the cur­rent reg­is­tra­tion dri­ve.

Young al­so re­spond­ed sim­i­lar­ly when queried on the mat­ter by the Op­po­si­tion in Par­lia­ment on Mon­day.

Young to Venezuelans: 'Don't allow anyone to talk you out of registering'

National Security Minister Stuart Young is sending a message to Venezuelan nationals in Trinidad and Tobago, "do not to listen" to those telling them to stay away from the registration process.

At a news conference in Port-of-Spain on Friday, Minister Young said that it is in their own interest, because when the registration process is done, the state will revert to enforcing the law of deporting persons who are here illegally.

He has made a fresh call for all Venezuelans, whether here legally or not, to come forward and register during the time-period May 31 to June 14.

Moonilal calls for Young’s head over prison break

Re­sign im­me­di­ate­ly over yes­ter­day’s “twin dis­as­ters.”

This was the call to Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Min­is­ter Stu­art Young from Unit­ed Na­tion­al Con­gress MP Roodal Mooni­lal fol­low­ing yes­ter­day’s “twin dis­as­ters” where pris­on­ers es­caped cus­tody from the Re­mand Sec­tion of the Gold­en Grove prison in Arou­ca, while a search he­li­copter in­volved in the man­hunt crashed.

Young: Men need to get used to women leaders

Women are tak­ing up more promi­nent lead­er­ship roles in gov­er­nance and law en­force­ment and men need to get used to it. That is the view ex­pressed by Min­is­ter of Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Stu­art Young in his ad­dress at a Na­tion­al Work­shop for the Strength­en­ing of Gen­der Equal­i­ty in Coun­ter­drug Law En­force­ment Agen­cies at the Po­lice Train­ing Acad­e­my yes­ter­day.

New gun laws coming: No bail for 120 days for firearm possession

The government will soon take legislation to Parliament to help in ridding illegal firearms from the streets of T&T and putting away offenders and repeat offenders behind bars for a long time.

National Security Minister, Stuart Young on Tuesday lamented the influx of illegal firearms stating that recent statistics showed an estimate of 9,000 guns which include semi-automatic pistols and assault rifles such as the AR 15s and AK47s in the hands of the criminals.

Young: Kamla misleading public by claiming PNM played race card

National Security Minister Stuart Young is accusing Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar of misleading the public by claiming the PNM was playing race cards to win votes.

Responding to Persad-Bissesar's statements, Young said, "This latest attempt by the UNC to change a narrative and change the focus from their unacceptable behaviour is very transparent and easily fact-checked. The UNC’s attempt, as articulated by Mrs Persad Bissesar on a public platform last night, to move the focus of their naked use of race away from themselves is easily contradicted."

Young: Kamla trying to create panic over T&T's US relations

Minister of Communications Stuart Young is denouncing what he says is an attempt by Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar to cause panic, with regard to this country's relations with the United States.

This follows the difference in views towards Venezuela, between US Ambassador Joseph Mondello and Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley.

Young leads delegation for UK security talks

Minister of National Security, Stuart Young is currently leading a security delegation on a five-day visit to the United Kingdom.
 
On Thursday 17 January 2019, Minister Young and his team met with Lord Tariq Mahmood Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the United Nations, and engaged in the first Ministerial Committee Meeting between Trinidad and Tobago and the United Kingdom, a statement by the ministry said.

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