In response to the Prime Minister’s statement regarding the British Broadcasting Corporation’s (BBC’s) recent documentary on T&T’s Venezuelan amnesty registration exercise –
British High Commissioner to Trinidad & Tobago, Tim Stew said the British Government is committed to the media freedom of expression.
And thus will not interfere with the media house affairs.
The BBC programme, ‘The Displaced’, which started airing on social media yesterday, focused on Venezuelans seeking betterment here via Government’s registration drive over May 2019 to June 2019.
The Government had stated that 16,523 Venezuelans registered.
The Prime Minister said despite the figures on record it didn’t prevent the BBC from going out of their way to misrepresent the position on T&T.