33 Venezuelans held in Tobago, southwest Trinidad


    33 Venezuelans have been detained in Tobago and southwestern Trinidad.

    According to the TTPS, officers received information yesterday that took them to Ayres Road, Los Iros beach, where they saw several people disembarking a vessel.

    A search was conducted in a bushy area and a total of 15 Venezuelans were detained.

    They were first taken to the Siparia Health facility to be medically examined, and then to the Chaguaramas Heliport for a 14-day quarantine period.

    Meanwhile in Tobago, officers went to guest houses at Gaskin Bay Road and Alfred Crescent in Bon Accord, where 18 illegal Venezuelans were detained.

    They are at the Crown Point Police Station waiting to be processed by the Immigration department.