Cabinet has approved US$1 million (TT$7 million) to assist citizens stranded abroad.
“Just today Cabinet took a decision with respect to the replenishment of that sum of money... a million US dollars has been allocated,” National Security Minister Stuart Young said yesterday during the Parliament’s Standing Finance Committee on the 2020/21 budget.
TWO men were shot and killed by the police while one escaped during a shoot-out near a brick factory in Chaguanas yesterday.
The two dead men remained unidentified up to last night.
Police said around 10.30 a.m., Vishnu Seebalack, a 40-year-old “PH” driver, was sitting in his car in the car park of a bar known as Jackie’s at the corner of Jagessar Street and Old Road, Longdenville.