Ministry of National Security continues Boarder Security Exercises
Port of Spain: Border Security Exercises have been on-going by the arms of the Ministry of National Security, including the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) and the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), utilizing a multi-agency approach. These exercises are intelligence driven.
This morning, one of these border patrol exercises located a camp in a forested area in Beach Camp, Palo Seco, where ninety three (93) persons believed to be Venezuelans were camping. Amongst those detained are men, women and children.
These persons are currently being processed by the TTPS and will be handed over to the Immigration Division.
The Honourable Stuart R. Young, M.P., Minister of National Security, would like to thank the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service and the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force as well as other agencies involved in the exercises for their continued commitment at improving our border security.