The safety of hikers remains an issue of concern for hiking groups in Trinidad and Tobago.
This after several dangerous incidents have affected hikers in recent times.
On Thursday a man and woman were attacked by an armed man at Cumaca Road in Valencia. After his escape, both victims visited the Valencia Police Station to file a report. They were then taken to the Sangre Grande Hospital for treatment.
There are good reasons for allowing the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) contingent in.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday defended the Government’s decision to grant exemptions for some 250 persons affiliated with the CPL T20 cricket tournament to enter Trinidad and Tobago, while leaving thousands of nationals who want to return outside.