Coast guard and police officers intercepted 34 illegal Venezuelan immigrants in Cedros, attempting to enter the country on Monday on a 25-foot pirogue..

According to the TTPS the group of 19 men, 11 women and four children will be repatriated to Venezuela later this week.

They are being held at the Cedros Coast Guard base.

In a press release today, the TTPS thanked members of the public for their continued partnership in reporting suspected illegal immigrants and illicit activities to the police.

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Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley says he is proud he has inspired 6 year old Jhdken Edwards. Dr. Rowley made the comment on Saturday, during the Ministry of Health media conference in Tobago.

This country's border restrictions remain but a committee is being assembled to recommend the best way forward in removing the travel exemption system that controls the repatriation of Trinidad and Tobago nationals.

Two men were murdered overnight and one more this afternoon, and police officer recover stolen cash in Tobago.