Venezuelans caught ‘down the islands’

Venezuelans caught ‘down the islands’

The Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) intercepted a Venezuelan pirogue this morning with 28 Venezuelan nationals aboard.

According to a press release issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG), the pirogue named Dona Isabel with registration ARSI PE 0159 was in a position two cables west of Gasper Grande Island. The Venezuelan nationals comprised 18 males and ten 10 females, two of whom are pregnant. They were intercepted around 1:50a.m.

The vessel and its occupants were escorted to the TTCG Headquarters at Staubles Bay,
Chaguaramas to await processing by the Immigration Division.