Stuart Young

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Stuart Young added : “Chairman Sahid Hosein has confirmed that NP has taken the necessary internal action to communicate the Government’s position and indicated that the communication, which appears to have been sent by an employee of NP to a particular gas station dealer, was not authorised. Steps have been taken to address this matter,” External link

trinidadexpress Friday, October 8, 2021 5:56:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “As the Minister of Energy and Energy Industries I have not authorised any price increase in LPG,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We firmly believe that the role of natural gas is a critical one, both for Trinidad and Tobago and the world as a whole, as we aim to ensure that growing energy demands are met in a clean and sustainable manner” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, October 1, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We listened. Our purpose there today was to listen. There was absolutely nothing that was shot down and we’re waiting to get all of the representations and more to us in writing for further consideration. I’m certain that they will talk about that, they will prepare to take more difficult measures, more restrictive measures at this stage. The Government has made no decisions,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:11:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I think in a nutshell, that is where we are at. We will continue to engage with them and the Government will continue to factor everything in when we meet with our health personnel and the Prime Minister and other members of the team and the Cabinet, to make the decisions to safely, that’s the important thing, to safely take us forward because we are still seeing some of the behaviours that lead to the spread of this awful virus” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:11:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “We are all looking forward to reopening for indoor dining and overnight stays from Monday and we can’t wait to welcome everyone back inside the venue” External link

chroniclelive Saturday, May 15, 2021 8:21:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “As we look forward to the future of Atlantic, one of the discussion taking place is are we going to be a four-Train Atlantic going forward or are we going to be a three-Train Atlantic going forward. Is there potential gas down the line that may even add another train when that gas comes to market. So there are some of the types of conversations taking place and at the appropriate time we’ll be able to say more,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Only emergency services allowed for auto repair businesses. Only emergency services will be allowed for dentistry, ophthalmology etc,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, May 8, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I thank the Prime Minister, Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, for his confidence in me in his reassignment of me to the portfolio of Minister of Energy and Energy Industries, in addition to my duties as Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister. It is a privilege and an honour to serve my country and I will always give of my best in any role I am tasked with. I would like to wish my colleague, Minister Fitzgerald Hinds, all of the very best as he assumes the portfolio of Minister National Security” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, April 20, 2021 4:28:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “We will seek to repatriate T&T nationals from St Vincent and the Grenadines on Tuesday using the vessel and are currently making such arrangements along with the Foreign and Caricom Affairs Ministry. All nationals returning will be quarantined and treated in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 protocols” External link

stabroeknews Monday, April 12, 2021 9:29:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I was very surprised to see that article. No one has contacted us. There were CAL (Caribbean Airlines) flights from Barbados to (Port of Spain) in March. We are reaching out to find out about this and find it very surprising that no one contacted National Security before,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, April 5, 2021 6:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The fact is, whoever has not been registered are outside the ambit of the law and subject to deportation. So I really want to give that last opportunity,” External link

cnc3 Sunday, March 28, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “We saw the Barbershop Initiative allowing a safe space for men to speak about how they feel. This shouldn’t be underestimated, we need to have this from secondary school,” “If there are men out there being violent, call them out! Even ones who aren’t involved with women and are committing acts of violence against them, call them out. When you put pictures of these perpetrators using or hurting women, children and other people on the front page showing their face that can help change society” External link

cnc3 Sunday, March 28, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “I simply don’t have the information so the response to the previous question was no,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, March 25, 2021 2:42:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I have said this repeatedly, the unit is ready and operational. Staff and equipment in place. It is up to the courts to make the orders,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, March 20, 2021 6:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Anyone who believes that the criminal gangs operating are not sophisticated and that they don’t have specific and very educated persons in their structures is completely wrong. We have found through intelligence that there are persons with Master’s (degrees) in Business Administration, Master’s in International Relations etc who are part of these sophisticated gang set-ups. Because the leaders need the advice...they have their legal advisors, they have their financial advisors. How do you tackle and dismantle these sophisticated gangs? You need specific legislation,” “The leaders themselves will not have the illegal firearms and the drugs on them. They would pass that down the chain of command. The leaders of gangs in this day and age move in convoys, more sophisticated at times than some of the State convoys at present. This is the reality of what is taking place across the country,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, March 17, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I challenge anyone inside or outside to tell the population where else in the law these specific offences can be found,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, March 17, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We’re all aware when certain contracts are being done, criminals go to the site and threaten contractors and workers that unless they get to participate in the contract, all hell would break loose,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, March 17, 2021 5:53:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “It has been drawn to my attention that the UNC and its supporters are circulating a video clip of a question asked of me during the course of the virtual meeting, where an individual participating in the said meeting used the opportunity to ask me about her application for an exemption to enter Trinidad and Tobago,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, March 11, 2021 6:10:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “These personal approaches are made via email, text messages, WhatsApp messages, pre-action protocol letters, letters (including letters from Members of Parliament, both the UNC and the PNM), telephone calls and even physically stopping me in public and making such requests for exemption to enter Trinidad and Tobago,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, March 11, 2021 6:10:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “This particular incident, where a request was made of me, for an exemption to enter Trinidad and Tobago, in the said virtual meeting by a person, is no different to the hundreds of requests made of me and has received no different treatment. In fact, to date, this particular application (request) has not been approved,” “Accordingly, once again, I am compelled to reject the mischief and desperation of the UNC and to reassure the people of Trinidad and Tobago, whom I serve, that I stay true to my oath of office. I will continue to do my best to serve the population of my beloved country” External link

cnc3 Thursday, March 11, 2021 6:10:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What YSATT is requesting is for the exemptions of foreigners to come in so the whole logistics of quarantining has to be looked at in the coming weeks on whether the request can be accommodated. I will also meet with them in the coming weeks, but I cannot give a commitment that the exemptions will be granted,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, March 10, 2021 6:40:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young explained : “As you all know, the National Security Council took a policy decision that we were going to allow the use of pepper spray. The Attorney General then has to prepare a Cabinet Note on the particular legislation on the amendments to the legislation,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:22:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young explained : “What we are requiring persons to do is download their forms. The forms, 17A, from our website, the Ministry of National Security website, all that information will be provided. You have to fill out the forms and there are requirements to provide certain information, copies of certain documents, et cetera and you are to drop these off in drop boxes,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I would have personally cancelled just under about 50 registration cards,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Unfortunately in those circumstances, the Ministry of National Security could not grant approval for the aircraft to come to Trinidad and Tobago,” External link

cnc3 Friday, February 26, 2021 6:58:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said ( about St Ann ) : “I will look into this. I was in Hololo not too long ago. There is certainly no discrimination made on the basis of affluence. I have requested the assistance of the various authorities who are responsible for paving for many areas of the constituency of Port of Spain North/St Ann’s West throughout my tenure as MP. I do recognise that there are limited resources. However, I will continue advocating as the MP for the constituency,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, February 22, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I have been informed of one Immigration Officer testing positive for COVID-19 (there may have been additional positives since) and in keeping with the health protocols the shift whom the officer would have been in contact with has been asked to quarantine,” External link

cnc3 Sunday, February 21, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “So the Government should not interfere but we’re there to resource it,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “As I’ve always said as the Minister of National Security, it is my position that no one is above the law. There should never be a cover-up and everyone is subject to the parameters of the law. It is also this Government’s position that it will support the T&T Police Service (TTPS) and it does support the TTPS once it operates within the confines of the law,” “So from my meeting this morning with the Commissioner of Police and his three acting deputies, I asked them what was taking place with respect to the death of these two individuals whilst in police custody. I was informed firstly that there was an active ongoing investigation by the PCA, and I was also told of the following steps taken by the TTPS; namely that the police Professional Standards Bureau (PSB) is an active participant in the investigation and have also appointed investigators from the two divisions these gentlemen were in when the allegations were made. And that officers from the Homicide Bureau have also been appointed to be part of the body of police officers investigating these incidents. As of this morning, there were 10-12 reports generated by the police coming out of this investigation that has already been sent to the PCA. They’ve been provided all reports coming out of this investigation by what I’ve called a multi-divisional, multi-unit investigation in the TTPS,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:55:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “I received a verbal report from the acting director of the FSC at the time, and I’ve requested a report in writing. I haven’t seen it, it could be here somewhere in the ministry, but it hasn’t arrived to me as yet, and that was a report to the first autopsy at the FSC… I’m not an autopsy expert by any means, but what was described to me, even as I await the outcome of a written report, was a satisfactory explanation and I’ll just leave it at that for now,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:55:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “As the Minister of National Security and a government, I will never encourage or condone any lawlessness. So from my meeting this morning with the CoP and three acting deputies, I asked them what was taking place with respect to the death of these two individuals whilst in police custody. I was informed firstly, that there was an active ongoing investigation by the PCA (Police Complaints Authority),” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, February 16, 2021 5:56:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I was also told of the following steps taken by the TTPS; 1. The PSB is an active participant in the investigation and has also appointed investigators from the two divisions – these gentlemen were the Northern Division and the North Eastern Division – so investigators from those separate divisions are also part. Officers from Homicide have also been appointed to be part of the body of police officers investigating these incidents,” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, February 16, 2021 5:56:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I have confidence in the forensic pathologists at the Forensic Science Centre. I await the outcome of this report,” External link

stabroeknews Thursday, February 11, 2021 4:21:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I have confidence in the forensic pathologists at the Forensic Science Centre. I await the outcome of this report,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, February 11, 2021 8:47:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young responded : “It had become worrying that the Leader of the Opposition ‘may be becoming delusional…as she continues to struggle for relevance’” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, February 7, 2021 6:48:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I have finally received that report and that will be discussed at the National Security Council (NCS),” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:56:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “the vast majority, if not all, have been accommodated” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “I am not afraid of court. I have court clothes” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said ( about Kamla Persad Bissessar ) : “attempted to mislead the population with respect to Chinese diplomats. And now she is again scraping the bottom of the barrel in desperation to be relevant by referring to the implementation of the Government’s policy of facilitating manufacturing in Trinidad and Tobago,” “I was hoping that after her dire and abysmal failure, in front of the country in the Parliament on Wednesday, Mrs Persad-Bissessar would take some time for her personal health and do some introspection. I am saddened to realise she has not done so. It truly saddens me to see a former prime minister so desperate for attention,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, January 30, 2021 10:22:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Over the past three years, we have implemented a number of significant projects at prisons to improve the environment for both officers and inmates. For example, work is being done to remand, extra security assets have been installed and more are being pursued, equipment was procured for prison officers’ personal safety and security and more is being procured and many other projects are underway,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, January 30, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We checked twice – there was none but I still granted an exemption,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:23:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : ”His life was undoubtedly service to family, friends and students and people of all walks of life,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:21:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said ( about Chief Fire ) : “We at the Ministry of National Security have a right to be proud of our men and women in uniform from all our Divisions. Despite all the criticisms and the attacks that are directed at national security, we continue to do our jobs fearlessly, without fear or favour, malice or ill will, to protect Trinidad and Tobago. And you, the members of the Fire Service, play an important part, especially during this time of the Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

cnc3 Monday, January 25, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What this form has is a number of essential questions. One of the questions is when did you last leave Trinidad and Tobago,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “If you are filling out the form for yourself and family members, there is the information for yourself and family members in the same form,” “The form will produce a unique identification number. The form goes into a database, then sends emails over time to say where your application has reached” External link

cnc3 Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Persons who have left in October, who have left in November and then what they are seeing, they are putting it in their reason to return, seeing the effects of a deadly virus, so certain persons in the UK have reached out and said, ‘Look, I can’t handle being in a United Kingdom hospital’,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "You see the positive impact these wooden ramps have … and they're deteriorating, you know?," "If you were to compare these compared to like, take a tiny town in Alberta and theirs would be way better, right? And so if you see the positive aspects that even this brings, you know, if we can build a community where people can come together and socialize, recreation, you know all of the positive things that come, it can have a big impact" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:46:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The USA has continued to deport Trinidad and Tobago nationals and this is the third batch of deportees we will receive since the COVID-19 pandemic,” “We will always be in communication with the US authorities on these exercises and as before, we are prepared to receive the deportees” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:07:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “He is going to be resting, as you would expect he is going to be kept overnight for observation and the doctors will do what they have to do. He is in good hands but at this stage, it is just for them to run some additional tests and just to keep him for observation overnight,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, January 9, 2021 5:53:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “It is the prime minister and he is carrying on conversation, joking that kind of thing he is in a good state,” “The affairs of government continue as exactly as they are at this stage the prime minister is the prime minister I have been in touch with other colleagues in the Cabinet we all continue to pray for him and we all know the job we have to do which is our various ministerial portfolios. All correspondence coming out will come of the Office of the Prime Minister going forward and we just continue to wait,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, January 9, 2021 5:53:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “At this time, we are pleased to advise that the Prime Minister is in good spirits,” “Out of an abundance of caution he will be kept for observation and further tests will be conducted” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, January 9, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated ( about Status Department ) : “I intend to write to the Department of Justice as a representative of you, the people of Trinidad and Tobago, to ask them to commence a criminal investigation into the procurement of this contract,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:59:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “They’ve already been paid significant millions of US dollars (US$6.1 million in a settlement agreement), but intend on pursuing us further,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:59:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “As well as there were other difficulties with borders being closed, and in this global pandemic, the ability to get persons to get what needs to be done in terms of crating, freighting and the general process and persons needed to get the helicopter to where it was desired to be during this period of time,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:59:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I am willing to meet the lifeguards as I have done before. As I have told them previously, whenever they have any issues they should write to the Permanent Secretary and me outlining the same” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young added : “I have not seen any correspondence from them. They can send same to me” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “There are many applicants who fall into this category, including those with dual citizenship who now wanted to come back to Trinidad and Tobago. It would have been unfair to prioritise this category over those who may have travelled on a short vacation before March 22 and become stuck outside when the borders were closed,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young asked : “It is legitimate for anyone to ask how certain lawyers seem to have access to illegal immigrants without physically meeting with them to get instructions. The question arises: how are they getting instructions, and from whom?” External link

stabroeknews Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The question must be asked and should be answered: how are these lawyers communicating with persons illegally entering our country and is there facilitation of human smuggling and possibly human trafficking taking place?” External link

stabroeknews Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young asked : “It is legitimate for anyone to ask how certain lawyers seem to have access to illegal immigrants without physically meeting with them to get instructions. The question arises: how are they getting instructions, and from whom?” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, December 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The question must be asked and should be answered: how are these lawyers communicating with persons illegally entering our country and is there facilitation of human smuggling and possibly human trafficking taking place?” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, December 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Approvals were never granted on a first come first serve basis alone. Additionally, at every stage, we maintained a discretion for emergency cases or expedited cases,” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, December 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “Lawyers are not above question or the law” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What I can announce is the two flights we brought back from Canada including the one we did yesterday, we did begin the process of repatriating our nationals who went out as farm workers. There were two categories, those who went out before we closed the borders. Then you all would recall there was large group that were actually threatening to sue the Government to go out and work and we warned them, at the time the signed indemnity and waiver agreements that they would go out of their own accord and if they were outside and they wanted to be subject to the Government’s border management system,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I know, as a citizen and as your minister what you face, (and) you have my full support and you will continue to have my full support always, once I have breath and life,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, December 26, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “It’s a little too early to tell you much more, apart from the conversation the Commissioner (Gary Griffith), the Chief of Defence Staff (Air Commodore Darryl Daniel) and myself have had, we recognise that we want to put some more resources up on the North Coast so one of the ideas that we are exploring right now is to use a concept similar to the IATF, you will hear more about it as it rolls out,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, December 26, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Persons who were looking to come home for Christmas got their exemptions way before her and the rest is history. But there was absolutely no conversation with me by the Prime Minister requesting anything at any point in time,” External link

stabroeknews Thursday, December 24, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Persons who were looking to come home for Christmas got their exemptions way before her and the rest is history. But there was absolutely no conversation with me by the Prime Minister requesting anything at any point in time,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, December 24, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The flights would be, the person’s coming from the UK I’m certain in 95 per cent of them would come via Barbados. The next flight we are putting on from Barbados, you would have seen some other countries stop travel from the UK or slow it down until the 4th of January. The next flight we are going to have from Barbados is the 6th of January taking us out of that period as well,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “No court has ruled on that as yet. The current immigration laws are in place they are being enforced by Trinidad and Tobago. We do have the right to deport persons who have breached our immigration laws,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young states : “There has been absolutely NO DECISION with respect to the opening of the borders of Trinidad and Tobago and any report to the contrary is completely false and misleading” External link

cnc3 Friday, December 18, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : "Because skateboarding has had such a positive impact on our own lives in different ways, we just wanted to see Indigenous youth potentially access that same opportunity," External link

CBC Tuesday, December 15, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "It just gave us a great opportunity to say, 'Hey, that's exactly what we need to be able to go out to these communities. You know they come ready to pack, ready to travel. And so that is a great opportunity for us to kick off and get started," "We put in a bid, we haven't heard yet, and we know that there's only five parks and there's a lot of well-deserving non-profits there, and so, of course we hope to be successful. But if we're not, we're still going to go forward, we're still going to figure out, how do we partner, how do we get ramps, to make sure that we're providing skateboarding where it's needed" External link

CBC Tuesday, December 15, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "You see the positive impact these wooden ramps have … and they're deteriorating, you know. If you were to compare these compared to like, take a tiny town in Alberta and theirs would be way better, right? And so if you see the positive aspects that even this brings, you know, if we can build a community where people can come together and socialize, recreation, you know all of the positive things that come, it can have a big impact," External link

CBC Tuesday, December 15, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I have seen all sorts of speculation and misinformation about the involvement of the Coast Guard, none of which is true. If this is an incident of human smuggling, it is very sad that once again the criminal elements have through their nefarious activities caused the loss of lives. I pray for the families,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, December 14, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “While the Government acknowledges that there may be personal views surrounding the illegal entry into T&T by persons, the Government, through the Ministry of National Security and other arms of the State, will continue to apply the laws and do all that it reasonably can to secure the borders and prevent illegal entry into T&T,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, December 14, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "This incident could have been much worse. "To mount a pavement and directly drive at people is incredibly dangerous and unacceptable. That is why I'm urging anyone with any information on this incident to contact us. "In particular, I would ask anyone with a dashcam to please check their footage as it may have captured footage which could assist us in our investigation" External link

bbc Sunday, December 6, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “There was no Damen engineer here in Trinidad and Tobago from March 2020 to October 2020. This is one of the reasons why I said that Damen engineers who were required to come to Trinidad and Tobago to maintain the Damen vessels were delayed in arriving here due to the global pandemic...The engineers were not here from March to October 2020 due to their concerns associated with Covid-19. These delays in their arrival...have negatively affected the serviceability of the Coast Guard Damen vessels,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, December 5, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Not surprisingly this was quickly followed by the Member of Parliament for Barataria/San Juan issuing a misguided press release yesterday (Thursday),” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, December 5, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “Damen has not shipped the parts for the Coast Guard vessels that are necessary for their repair and maintenance. This too has negatively affected the serviceability of the vessels; and there are engineers who are required to perform specific works on the vessels who have not come to Trinidad and Tobago because of Covid-19. These are the irrefutable facts,” “Accordingly, I reject the suggestions by the Express newspaper and the UNC Opposition that I have misled the Parliament, that is something that I would never ­intentionally do,” External link

trinidadexpress Friday, December 4, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Govern­ment decides policy, Parliament decides law, and the courts are supposed to interpret and apply law” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “I am very concerned about who may be involved and facilitating human trafficking and smuggling,” “I raised the number of concerns that I was instructed that the State was not being permitted to check the veracity, validity and authenticity of claims with respect to who were the parents of the young children (in custody) and who were the individuals that came (with them) and who had entered Trinidad and Tobago illegally” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The population will also recall that at the press conference (last week) I raised questions as to how it was possible that certain attorneys-at-law appeared to have information with respect to the details of those who have entered the country illegally even before the State is able to verify with the Venezuelan authorities who these people are” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The immigration law and the law surrounding immigration matters is very very clear. I used the word ‘escorted’, ‘escorted’ does not mean ‘deported’” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, November 28, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young dijo : “las fronteras del país han estado cerradas desde el 22 de marzo pasado en respuesta a la pandemia covid-19” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We have been detaining people, we are deporting people, we are escorting people back across the border,” External link

stabroeknews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Anyone who is suggesting that these are inhumane facilities and that is being suggested right now in the courts, that these facilities are not suitable, I have visited the facilities at the Heliport and they are very suitable facilities,” “We are not putting people in inhumane or risky situations” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “That particular incident, I was not aware of it until I was asked to attend court that night, and even then, I wasn’t allowed to ask questions. Right now, for me, a lot of that is speculation,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I can’t even give a guarantee as to who was on that vessel, where, anything like that. I was not there. I don’t know anything more than what I’ve seen and read,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "We have been detaining people, we are deporting people, we are escorting people back across the border," External link

wsau Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We have been detaining people, we are deporting people, we are escorting people back across the border,” External link

ara-reuters Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Nothing we have done are in breach of our laws and everything that we do is done to protect the citizens of this country,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Last night into this morning a major gang leader of a gang called the Six Gang in Trinidad and Tobago was arrested and charged under this legislation,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “As the elected Member of Parliament for Port of Spain North/St Ann’s West I will not permit the Opposition UNC to disrespect my constituents. Today in Parliament the UNC members continued with this disgusting behaviour and I called them out on it and I will continue to call out the UNC for the disrespectful treatment of the constituents of Port of Spain North/St Ann’s West, Laventille East/Morvant and Laventille West,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “As the elected Member of Parliament for Port of Spain North/St Ann’s West I will not permit the Opposition UNC to disrespect my constituents. Today in Parliament the UNC members continued with this disgusting behaviour and I called them out on it and I will continue to call out the UNC for the disrespectful treatment of the constituents of Port of Spain North/St Ann’s West, Laventille East/Morvant and Laventille West,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, October 22, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "In order to achieve RACER goals of increased speed and resilience, we need to embrace learning approaches that automatically tune system parameters in real time," External link

spacedaily Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “As far as I’m aware there is no truth to the allegations that the US deported Venezuelans through T&T,” External link

cnc3 Monday, October 19, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “To the police officers and the Police Service, continue doing the great job that you’re doing,” “The Police Service actually got almost the same amount that we got to the run the whole rest of the ministry, Defence Force, Fire, Prisons, Immigration, SSA and general admin but we will work together and we’ll get it done and it will not affect our delivery,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "Should there be a further lockdown it will be catastrophic for the hospitality business, for everybody in our sector. " External link

chroniclelive Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “If it seems too good to be true that is because it is too good to be true” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : "I am pleased to announce that the entire backlog has been cleared and systems have now been put in place to have passports ready for issuing between five to ten days," External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : "You then take that with you when you are going in now to apply for your first time passport or your renewal at Immigration and you leave that with Immigration," "At TTPost they will assist you in filling out the information so you just hand it over to Immigration" External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : "We're using this as the first phase and then we'll move towards application by mail, by offering it to persons over 60 years old because they don't have to pay for their passports," External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I am pleased to announce that the entire backlog has been cleared and systems have now been put in place to have passports ready for issuing between five to ten days. Currently, there are 48,000 passports ready for delivery and the production unit at Immigration is processing passport applications in a much faster period,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “People reported that it took a period of one month to three months, this is now down to one to two weeks,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said ( about Rohan Sinanan ) : “We need to start planning for the eventual opening of the borders and I’ve already spoken to Minister of Transport Rohan Sinanan on how we do it,” “We are going to look at the computerisation and the use of biometrics from an Immigration perspective and the doing away of physical Immigration forms” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The police would be very cautious as to getting involved into private property, as they rightly should be, but they do have jurisdiction and in certain instances, they could be invited by others to come into the private jurisdiction and to enforce the law,” “There are a number of common laws, as well, and common law charges and common law offences where they can be called upon to protect persons” External link

stabroeknews Monday, September 14, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “There have been other private flights that have been permitted which have repatriated nationals,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “There have been a number of flights, I think it was a week before we put on a number of flights to Barbados specifically for students. In this time where there is not a lot of commercial travel taking place across the globe it really is up to persons to seek and find the ways of travel…What we have been working with at National Security is working with CAL to find safe ways for them to take passengers, particularly students, the students were the priority to go to Barbados, the US, Canada and so on. Jamaica is one of the areas we are looking at over the next couple weeks to see how we can maybe put on a flight to Jamaica because we have a number of nationals in Jamaica as well that we want to get home,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Akil Durham was a young man who had a bright future ahead of him, he was someone I had a lot of time, a lot of regard for and worked very closely with even after he was no longer the councillor in Belmont. Him and I continued to have a very good working relationship,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, September 5, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “But we are asking, even when with family, wear the mask because it is going to be difficult from an enforcement point of view, especially since we are all familiar with PH drivers.... If it is one person in a vehicle, I guess the (Chief Medical Officer) will allow us that indulgence, but once it is more than that, please wear your masks,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, August 30, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young told : “Due to the recent increased numbers of positive COVID cases in Trinidad and Tobago, the Ministry of Health began using some of the facilities that were previously being used for state quarantine. This factor, as well as the numbers of persons being cared for in the parallel health care system, meant that we have had to be cautious with repatriation numbers,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We have been working with CAL to manage a repatriation flight this Saturday of over 100 nationals from the USA and on Sunday there will be a number of nationals returning from the UK and Europe,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Right now, we are going to step back a little from the grant of exemptions but we will continue to manage it” External link

cnc3 Sunday, August 16, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Right now we will have to step back a little bit from the grant of exemptions,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “The Ministry of Health is working with everyone with respect to these issues and we will continue to do so responsibly and they have the full support of the Ministry of National Security,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, August 3, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "There is mischief afoot unfortunately in Venezuela right now ... with some of our nationals. I have been provided with information by our embassy in Caracas that Yesenia Gonzalez and her family have been calling persons in Margarita purporting to be from our government, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and representing our embassy, the embassy of Trinidad and Tobago and requesting personal information under the guise that they're organizing/or the Government's repatriation flight. There is absolutely no truth to that whatsoever" External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, August 1, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : "There is mischief afoot unfortunately in Venezuela right now ... with some of our nationals. I have been provided with information by our embassy in Caracas that Yesenia Gonzalez and her family have been calling persons in Margarita purporting to be from our government, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and representing our embassy, the embassy of Trinidad and Tobago and requesting personal information under the guise that they're organizing/or the Government's repatriation flight. There is absolutely no truth to that whatsoever" External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, August 1, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I have asked that the authorities to carry out the necessary investigations and I am awaiting the outcome of these investigations,” “Approval has not been granted for persons to disembark these fishing vessels. I remind the Trinidadian businessmen who may be permitting this breach to occur that they may be subject to criminal charges and that they are putting us, the population, at risk” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “It is impossible to fully man every square inch of maritime border,” “The Coast Guard has been doing the best they can. The police and the Defence Force on land have been doing the best they can” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, July 26, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “You know, whether you are harbouring or renting to illegal immigrants, that is a breach of law under the Immigrant Act as well as the Trafficking of Persons Act. When you are renting your premises, please enquire whether these persons have permission to be here in Trinidad and Tobago. If not, you too are putting us at risk. You too may be beaching the criminal law and subject to criminal charges,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, July 26, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "It is impossible to fully man every square inch of maritime border. The Coast Guard has been doing the best they can. The Police and the Defence Force on land have been doing the best they can" External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, July 25, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : "Any Venezuelan migrant who is found conducting himself/ herself in assisting this illegal immigrant harboring and putting us at risk, your permission to be here is going to be revoked and you will be deported as well. All the boatmen who want to transact this business you are breaking the law by crossing the borders and by harboring illegal immigrants. We will be taking the necessary action to persons doing this" External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, July 25, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young added : “The T&T Defence Force, TTPS and Immigration will continue to do their best to protect our borders,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young warned : “We simply don’t work that way in the Ministry of National Security in this exemption process,” “If there is any mischief there, please desist. I’ve told them to take the information of persons who are making those offers and we will pass that information to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “There is absolutely no truth to that. That is rejected outright,” “It is very irresponsible, but not surprising, for the Opposition and for the Leader of the Opposition to be launching this attack on this process” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Every 24 hours it seems as though there’s a change in his flight details. I woke up this morning and there were three different e-mails changing flight details,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I am going to be asking the authorities to investigate whether persons were fooled or tricked into paying their money on the basis that, by the payment of that money they would get approval to enter Trinidad and Tobago,” “There is no charter company in the world that has the authority to bring people in with the individuals getting approval...I can say without fear of contradiction that this is completely false and misleading,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I am going to be asking the authorities to investigate whether persons were fooled or tricked into paying their money on the basis that, by the payment of that money they would get approval to enter Trinidad and Tobago” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, July 8, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “There is no charter company in the world that has the authority to bring people in with the individuals getting approval...I can say without fear of contradiction that this is completely false and misleading,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “All of these decisions with the management of COVID[-19] are based on expert advice from our public health officials. Right now our public health officials are very, very clear and I support them personally because it makes a lot of sense to me that the borders have to remain close,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “This is not about the disenfranchisement of anyone. If it is left up to us we would like everyone to be back here in Trinidad and Tobago. This is simply about the protection of the population who are here in Trinidad and Tobago from a global pandemic that is raging,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “And I’m certain MPs will be in the various communities at the appropriate time,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “And we look forward to the completion of the probe. I ask members of the public who have information on the incident to come forward to give it to them,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What we woke up [to] this morning is very disturbing,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I am demanding that the criminal elements who are using the opportunity – and one asks the question, who is it that is stirring up the criminal elements to use this opportunity as well,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I understand peaceful protest and people being emotionally upset about the incident that took place on Saturday but it has become very obvious, very quickly, that many of these incidents that are not peaceful are being stirred by the criminal elements in our society,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “At the end of the day that is what us law-abiding citizens want. It is not for us to play judge or jury or for us to decide who was right or who was wrong in these situations,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “They (such incidents) are not that infrequent with the indiscriminate shooting. I always say when persons shoot up in the air, the bullet has to come down. There is no cause for concern at this stage,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I am asking persons to be careful, be vigilant, and do not take unnecessary risks. This is being dealt with. There is absolutely no need for panic,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : "The TTPS has the support of the Defence Force and they will not hesitate to do all that is in their power to keep the peace. I am appealing as a law abiding citizens, as a person who cares about Trinidad and Tobago, to refrain from those who have criminal intent to disrupt and distub the peace. Do not allow yurselves to be encouraged and get your messages across" External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I wish it was as simple as pulling a fence around the island. It would make life a lot easier. The good news is that you are seeing the benefits of the increased border controls and protection and we are picking up and intercepting persons coming across. We are finding persons transporting illegal migrants on land. A maxi driver, panel van driver or persons in cars when they are being pulled over and have illegal immigrants who have no authorisation to be here” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We are getting reports on the ground of people being paid to create disturbance. So who is it stands to gain by disrupting the peace and quiet in the city of Port of Spain? There are ways to voice your concerns, we in the Government respect that and welcome it but once persons step over the line... Do not be used by the criminal elements,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Right now we have persons, a particular group of people, we granted them exemptions. They flew from the United States to another Caribbean island and they’re waiting there to just jump across. We are not permitting other Caribbean islands that have taken decisions to open up their borders to international travel to be used as jumping points, as launching pads into Trinidad and Tobago,” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What we saw within the first weekend of bars being opened, starting really from last week Thursday on to Friday night, Saturday night and even up to yesterday (Sunday), has greatly disturbed us,” “This (8 p.m. closure)is the first step. A warning was given over the weekend by both the Prime Minister and Minister Deyalsingh. We have taken this step to give another opportunity, not so much only to the bar owners and operators but more so the patrons and the persons going to the bars and congregating on the roads, pavements outside of the bars. So the first step is today we will roll back, and bars will now be required to close at 8 p.m. on a daily basis,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “In the first instance...anyone who has more than 25 inside their establishments and not adhering to the Ministry of Health’s protocols for bars, they will be closed. Those persons who are outside, if they are congregating outside in groups of more than 25 and behaving in manners that give concern for public health and also public order, the police will warn persons, if they don’t adhere the police are authorised to close the various bars, and other watering holes,” “So they will first of all give a warning and, if necessary, they will close down the various establishments that are found to be the genesis, the core of this type of activity of congregating,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “I reminded the police that, according to the regulations, party boats and clubs are not permitted to be open. Remember that with every breach of the regulations you are susceptible to a $50,000 fine or six months imprisonment,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “This bill was brought to my attention Sunday night and then yesterday morning as well. I’ve been asked to take a look at it, with this charge that is being supplanted on the bill for PPE and Covid-19 protocols. That is something we are going to be looking at,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The Government has made its position very clear throughout the very challenging period of dealing with the global pandemic of COVID-19 with respect to Trinidad and Tobago’s borders,” “We are carefully managing the return of thousands of nationals. We are balancing the capacity of the country’s parallel public health facilities set up for COVID-19 and the capacity of state quarantine facilities and the ability of the state to supervise quarantine with the numbers of nationals who have returned and who wish to return” External link

cnc3 Friday, June 26, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Yesterday we successfully completed discussions with Royal Caribbean cruise line and we expect between 326 to 360 Royal Caribbean workers, who are our nationals to return on Friday coming. We have managed to negotiate that they are being put on a ship in Barbados. We had nationals come from as far as Europe and Royal Caribbean will put them all on a ship and they will sail into our waters. They will start on Friday once they arrive here” “The Ministry of Health is preparing a team of doctors to test everyone when they arrive here on Friday. Then they will be quarantined in the ship. We expect all of them to stay in their cabins. The company has agreed that each cabin will have their own bathroom facility s there is no need for interaction so we can manage the state quarantine. Even in that state our doctors will be on a daily basis monitoring these 326 to 369 workers so you can understand the capacity issues. So even though they are not in state quarantine facilities we are still required through our Ministry of Health personnel to quarantining them,” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We have what if think is another success story. There was a gentleman an elderly national who went out to St Lucia, he was invited by a friend to travel he is visually impaired and he has underlying health issues. He got stuck outside of there and we have been looking for an opportunity to assist him in coming back in because he does not have the means. We have five workers who were in Nevis and their employer wanted to fly the back. We have managed successfully to negotiate for the owner of that company to send the plane to St Lucia to pick up this visually impaired gentleman, pick up the workers and make their way back on Wednesday of this week. The employer has gone further and will be our first test case, his five workers will be put up in a facility where they will pay for it, one of our hotels,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said ( about Association ) : “I have been in contact with Mr Jaglalsingh, his daughter and the CEO of the Blind Welfare Association,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said ( about Trinidad Guardian ) : “This exercise requires a careful balancing of the numbers that can be quarantined by the state to ensure that any possible re-importation of COVID-19 does not overwhelm our public health system designated for COVID cases,” “We are very sympathetic to the thousands of our nationals who wish to return to Trinidad and Tobago. Each national has his/her own set of circumstances which contain personal difficulties and it is a difficult task to manage these thousands of requests” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, June 6, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The number of nationals in these categories are in the hundreds,” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, June 6, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We are sympathetic to every single national who wishes to return to Trinidad and Tobago and the various circumstances that many face. It is not an easy situation. We are constantly working to accommodate the return of our thousands of nationals in a safe and controlled manner,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, June 6, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young concluded : “The careful management of the return of our nationals, all of whom will return, is critical to protect the population in Trinidad and Tobago, as well as those who have returned and are in state quarantine,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, June 6, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “he welcomed the programme… and it will support the TTPS in solving cases and enable the quicker processing of evidence related to firearm offences” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “There are issues that need to be worked out as we believe that there are approximately 360 crew members who are Trinidad & Tobago nationals working with Royal Caribbean,” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Minutes to one this morning, the Prime Minister emailed to me a missive from Cricket West Indies...I reached out to the CEO of Cricket West Indies this morning, asking for them to provide us with the details for the Trinidad and Tobago players they want to go on that tour to England and it will be facilitated. We are in that process; that has begun,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “All nationals who are not in T&T and want to return, you will be permitted to return, as we’ve said and as I will repeat here this morning, what we are doing is very carefully managing the process and believe you me, we do understand the difficulties that each and every one of you nationals face who are outside of T&T wanting to return as well as your families and what it is you are going through,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “From a fairness point of view, that can’t be the test at this stage because someone says they can charter a plane to fly in will get precedence over someone who is a more needy case,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “All nationals who are not in T&T and want to return, you will be permitted to return, as we’ve said and as I will repeat here this morning, what we are doing is very carefully managing the process and believe you me, we do understand the difficulties that each and every one of you nationals face who are outside of T&T wanting to return as well as your families and what it is you are going through,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The whole misconstruing came from that I was quoted as saying something that was then relied on by our US allies, that is what we were told and that turned out to be wholly false and even after the Hansard was put into the public domain and sent to the media, it was still scoffed over and that repeat of a misquotation of me took place,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We asked, we made a request kindly show us where you have made a request with the Government of Venezuela for the flight to take place because they told us they are a chartering Venezuelan airline. We have not been provided with the communication between themselves and the Government of Venezuela saying that we need to be involved. What they do not know is that we already know the process because we had an individual return to Trinidad last week without the involvement of the Government. The Government is not at all going to go and get itself involved in what it doesn’t need to get involved in,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We need to manage the process very carefully moving forward. This is not an indication that we will not be taking back our nationals. We will be taking back our nationals. As we have said all along it will be on a managed schedule that is very fluid and what our resources can handle,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : "The communication that we have sent to Royal Caribbean is to allow us to use your ship to quarantine our nationals. 'Are you open and available to that?' So therefore nationals can be quarantined and our health personnel will manage that quarantine that process. The ball is in their court and we are awaiting for them to come back. We are mindful that from that same vessel persons have disembarked from other jurisdictions and it appears that they have tested positive. We will get further details on that. So we need to manage the process very carefully going forward. It is not an indication that we will not be taking back our nationals. We will be taking back, but it will be on a managed schedule and what our resources can handle. We have been in discussions with the ministry of Health to find where we can make more facilities where available" External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “This is a process we’ve gone through a few time before so I’m not sure where the confusion has arisen but I’ve come here to clarify. From the Government’s perspective we’ve done all that we’ve had to do and we’re assisting the system, and we’re doing what we have done before to get these nationals back,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What I’m going to try to work out with the cruise ship company is come and anchor in our waters and let us do the quarantine of our cruise ship workers, those 300-plus on the ship, with our public health officials monitoring and doing the necessary medical assessments and examinations, hopefully no positive cases present and you come and you go home,” External link

stabroeknews Monday, May 25, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What we have done is asked the principals of the three campuses, because there are various examinations dates and they are different in each campus, so I’ve asked them to work with us and work out the preferable dates for the students,” External link

stabroeknews Monday, May 25, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young added : “Hopefully no positive cases present and you come and you go home. But I am going to try to negotiate for it to be done on the ship, in our waters. We are monitoring what’s going on,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, May 25, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What we have done is ask the principals of the three campuses...because there are various examination dates and it’s different in each campus... so I’ve asked them to work out the preferable date for the students and that will be crunched hopefully in the next couple of days” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, May 25, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I am now in contact with a director of Disney Cruise Line and discussing a schedule” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, May 23, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Government has been managing the public health care system balancing the entry of nationals based on a great measure with the capacity of our public health care system to handle Covid-19 ­cases without being overwhelmed,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, May 23, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Exemptions for the entry of nationals into Trinidad and Tobago have been granted consistent with ensuring that we can manage the numbers being quarantined by the State, to ensure the continued protection of the population in Trinidad & Tobago. We are going to permit the entry of our nationals on these various cruise ships by establishing a schedule which allows us to manage their return, consistent with our resources, to protect them and the population,” External link

cnc3 Friday, May 22, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The United States Ambassador had a conversation with me, as a representative of the Cabinet-level of the Government, and there were other conversations had and there was no raising of the breach of any treaty” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, May 20, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said ( about Delcy Rodriguez ) : “I never said that the Ambassador did not raise the visit of Venezuelan Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez nor did I say that the Ambassador did not raise the Rio Treaty,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, May 20, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We continue to manage our borders and entry into Trinidad & Tobago very carefully to protect the population in Trinidad & Tobago. It has already been communicated to the cruise ship owners and agents that at this time no exemption is granted for entry into Trinidad & Tobago,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “In fact, last week, the US government’s head and top diplomat in T&T, its ambassador (Joseph Mondello)—not any underling who may or may not be speaking to the media—had a conversation with me as a representative at the Cabinet level of the Government, and there were other conversations had and there was no raising of the breach of any treaty. All that they seem to anchor their mischief in may not be exactly what they believe it to be,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young explique : "Tout ce que nous réclamons, c'est la reprise de l'année universitaire 2016" External link

slateafrique Monday, October 10, 2016 3:00:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young explique : "Tout ce que nous réclamons, c'est la reprise de l'année universitaire 2016" External link

lepopulaire Sunday, October 9, 2016 1:07:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young explique : "Tout ce que nous réclamons, c'est la reprise de l'année universitaire 2016" External link

lyonne-republicaine Sunday, October 9, 2016 1:07:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young explique : "Tout ce que nous réclamons, c'est la reprise de l'année universitaire 2016" External link

afp-fr Sunday, October 9, 2016 9:13:00 AM EAT



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Keith Rowley told ( about Stuart Young ) : “There wasn’t a meeting that I went to in energy (matters), that I didn’t carry Stuart Young with me,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, April 20, 2021 4:28:00 AM EAT

Fuad Khan said ( about Stuart Young ) : “They should take a plane and go, and I hope that Stuart Young gives them an exemption,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, March 7, 2021 1:21:00 PM EAT

Watson Duke asked ( about Stuart Young ) : “We want to ask the Prime Minister, whether his wife who is a very good lawyer, she is connected to any firm at all that does work for WASA? We want to ask the question. He must answer these questions. We want to ask Stuart Young whether he has a brother that carries out contracts in WASA?” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Roodal Moonilal added ( about Stuart Young ) : “This means that in event of a kidnapping the police cannot even depend on CCTV cameras in real-time to get instant pictures and do investigative work to recover a victim. Young has presided over this -he carries full blame!” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, February 9, 2021 6:23:00 AM EAT

Kamla Persad Bissessar asked ( about Stuart Young ) : “Immigration access to computers have been locked out. Several senior people locked out. Who else is coming here that we don’t know about?” “Stuart, the truth will always come out,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

James Lamberti said ( about Stuart Young ) : “The Minister of National Security, Stuart Young boosted to us at a particular meeting that he is a former lifeguard and he will do everything possible to ensure that lifeguards get the necessary equipment and tools, not for themselves, but to save the lives of the thousands of people that go to the beaches. But he has not kept his promise” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Jearlean John said ( about Stuart Young ) : “The Minister of Energy needs to tell the country, if it is as a direct consequence of the Prime Minister and Minister Stuart Young’s negotiating price that was approximately 20 per cent higher than the price downstream plants pay or can pay for gas, whether this resulted in approximately $1.5 billion loss in revenue per year for NGC due to the erosion of the gas margin business,” “The seismic collapse of Petrotrin and our energy sector is a mirror of the Government’s deep incompetence, whatever this Government touches dies,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Roodal Moonilal said ( about Stuart Young ) : “It’s a shame and disgrace we in T&T must learn of deportee issues from a Washington lawmaker while the Rowley/Young Government are unaware T&T may have been used as a transhipment point to transit deportees. We need a probe of the minister’s statement, as he seems unable to protect T&T’s borders from incoming or outgoing illegal migrants,” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Rodney Charles asked ( about Stuart Young ) : “He (Young) refuses to accept that Venezuelans residing here are refugees. So where are we? He registered 16,000 Venezuelans without a plan for them. At the last minute, they got an extension to stay. Still no plan. What to do with the children born here who are citizens by birth?” “Are we testing them for COVID-19?” External link

cnc3 Friday, July 24, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Barry Padarath said ( about Stuart Young ) : “I have already made alternative arrangements which were approved by Minister Young,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Terrence Deyalsingh said ( about Stuart Young ) : “We must learn from these examples, so I hope the public appreciates what we are trying to do, which is to save Trinidad and Tobago,” “It is not that both Minister (National Security Minister Stuart) Young and myself want to be harsh, it is based on the protection of society” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, June 18, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

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Stuart Young added : “Chairman Sahid Hosein has confirmed that NP has taken the necessary internal action to communicate the Government’s position and indicated that the communication, which appears to have been sent by an employee of NP to a particular gas station dealer, was not authorised. Steps have been taken to address this matter,” External link

trinidadexpress Friday, October 8, 2021 5:56:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “As the Minister of Energy and Energy Industries I have not authorised any price increase in LPG,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We firmly believe that the role of natural gas is a critical one, both for Trinidad and Tobago and the world as a whole, as we aim to ensure that growing energy demands are met in a clean and sustainable manner” External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, October 1, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We listened. Our purpose there today was to listen. There was absolutely nothing that was shot down and we’re waiting to get all of the representations and more to us in writing for further consideration. I’m certain that they will talk about that, they will prepare to take more difficult measures, more restrictive measures at this stage. The Government has made no decisions,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:11:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I think in a nutshell, that is where we are at. We will continue to engage with them and the Government will continue to factor everything in when we meet with our health personnel and the Prime Minister and other members of the team and the Cabinet, to make the decisions to safely, that’s the important thing, to safely take us forward because we are still seeing some of the behaviours that lead to the spread of this awful virus” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:11:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “We are all looking forward to reopening for indoor dining and overnight stays from Monday and we can’t wait to welcome everyone back inside the venue” External link

chroniclelive Saturday, May 15, 2021 8:21:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “As we look forward to the future of Atlantic, one of the discussion taking place is are we going to be a four-Train Atlantic going forward or are we going to be a three-Train Atlantic going forward. Is there potential gas down the line that may even add another train when that gas comes to market. So there are some of the types of conversations taking place and at the appropriate time we’ll be able to say more,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Only emergency services allowed for auto repair businesses. Only emergency services will be allowed for dentistry, ophthalmology etc,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, May 8, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I thank the Prime Minister, Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, for his confidence in me in his reassignment of me to the portfolio of Minister of Energy and Energy Industries, in addition to my duties as Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister. It is a privilege and an honour to serve my country and I will always give of my best in any role I am tasked with. I would like to wish my colleague, Minister Fitzgerald Hinds, all of the very best as he assumes the portfolio of Minister National Security” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, April 20, 2021 4:28:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “We will seek to repatriate T&T nationals from St Vincent and the Grenadines on Tuesday using the vessel and are currently making such arrangements along with the Foreign and Caricom Affairs Ministry. All nationals returning will be quarantined and treated in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 protocols” External link

stabroeknews Monday, April 12, 2021 9:29:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I was very surprised to see that article. No one has contacted us. There were CAL (Caribbean Airlines) flights from Barbados to (Port of Spain) in March. We are reaching out to find out about this and find it very surprising that no one contacted National Security before,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, April 5, 2021 6:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The fact is, whoever has not been registered are outside the ambit of the law and subject to deportation. So I really want to give that last opportunity,” External link

cnc3 Sunday, March 28, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “We saw the Barbershop Initiative allowing a safe space for men to speak about how they feel. This shouldn’t be underestimated, we need to have this from secondary school,” “If there are men out there being violent, call them out! Even ones who aren’t involved with women and are committing acts of violence against them, call them out. When you put pictures of these perpetrators using or hurting women, children and other people on the front page showing their face that can help change society” External link

cnc3 Sunday, March 28, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “I simply don’t have the information so the response to the previous question was no,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, March 25, 2021 2:42:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I have said this repeatedly, the unit is ready and operational. Staff and equipment in place. It is up to the courts to make the orders,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, March 20, 2021 6:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Anyone who believes that the criminal gangs operating are not sophisticated and that they don’t have specific and very educated persons in their structures is completely wrong. We have found through intelligence that there are persons with Master’s (degrees) in Business Administration, Master’s in International Relations etc who are part of these sophisticated gang set-ups. Because the leaders need the advice...they have their legal advisors, they have their financial advisors. How do you tackle and dismantle these sophisticated gangs? You need specific legislation,” “The leaders themselves will not have the illegal firearms and the drugs on them. They would pass that down the chain of command. The leaders of gangs in this day and age move in convoys, more sophisticated at times than some of the State convoys at present. This is the reality of what is taking place across the country,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, March 17, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I challenge anyone inside or outside to tell the population where else in the law these specific offences can be found,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, March 17, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We’re all aware when certain contracts are being done, criminals go to the site and threaten contractors and workers that unless they get to participate in the contract, all hell would break loose,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, March 17, 2021 5:53:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “It has been drawn to my attention that the UNC and its supporters are circulating a video clip of a question asked of me during the course of the virtual meeting, where an individual participating in the said meeting used the opportunity to ask me about her application for an exemption to enter Trinidad and Tobago,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, March 11, 2021 6:10:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “These personal approaches are made via email, text messages, WhatsApp messages, pre-action protocol letters, letters (including letters from Members of Parliament, both the UNC and the PNM), telephone calls and even physically stopping me in public and making such requests for exemption to enter Trinidad and Tobago,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, March 11, 2021 6:10:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “This particular incident, where a request was made of me, for an exemption to enter Trinidad and Tobago, in the said virtual meeting by a person, is no different to the hundreds of requests made of me and has received no different treatment. In fact, to date, this particular application (request) has not been approved,” “Accordingly, once again, I am compelled to reject the mischief and desperation of the UNC and to reassure the people of Trinidad and Tobago, whom I serve, that I stay true to my oath of office. I will continue to do my best to serve the population of my beloved country” External link

cnc3 Thursday, March 11, 2021 6:10:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What YSATT is requesting is for the exemptions of foreigners to come in so the whole logistics of quarantining has to be looked at in the coming weeks on whether the request can be accommodated. I will also meet with them in the coming weeks, but I cannot give a commitment that the exemptions will be granted,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, March 10, 2021 6:40:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young explained : “As you all know, the National Security Council took a policy decision that we were going to allow the use of pepper spray. The Attorney General then has to prepare a Cabinet Note on the particular legislation on the amendments to the legislation,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:22:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young explained : “What we are requiring persons to do is download their forms. The forms, 17A, from our website, the Ministry of National Security website, all that information will be provided. You have to fill out the forms and there are requirements to provide certain information, copies of certain documents, et cetera and you are to drop these off in drop boxes,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I would have personally cancelled just under about 50 registration cards,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Unfortunately in those circumstances, the Ministry of National Security could not grant approval for the aircraft to come to Trinidad and Tobago,” External link

cnc3 Friday, February 26, 2021 6:58:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said ( about St Ann ) : “I will look into this. I was in Hololo not too long ago. There is certainly no discrimination made on the basis of affluence. I have requested the assistance of the various authorities who are responsible for paving for many areas of the constituency of Port of Spain North/St Ann’s West throughout my tenure as MP. I do recognise that there are limited resources. However, I will continue advocating as the MP for the constituency,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, February 22, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I have been informed of one Immigration Officer testing positive for COVID-19 (there may have been additional positives since) and in keeping with the health protocols the shift whom the officer would have been in contact with has been asked to quarantine,” External link

cnc3 Sunday, February 21, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “So the Government should not interfere but we’re there to resource it,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “As I’ve always said as the Minister of National Security, it is my position that no one is above the law. There should never be a cover-up and everyone is subject to the parameters of the law. It is also this Government’s position that it will support the T&T Police Service (TTPS) and it does support the TTPS once it operates within the confines of the law,” “So from my meeting this morning with the Commissioner of Police and his three acting deputies, I asked them what was taking place with respect to the death of these two individuals whilst in police custody. I was informed firstly that there was an active ongoing investigation by the PCA, and I was also told of the following steps taken by the TTPS; namely that the police Professional Standards Bureau (PSB) is an active participant in the investigation and have also appointed investigators from the two divisions these gentlemen were in when the allegations were made. And that officers from the Homicide Bureau have also been appointed to be part of the body of police officers investigating these incidents. As of this morning, there were 10-12 reports generated by the police coming out of this investigation that has already been sent to the PCA. They’ve been provided all reports coming out of this investigation by what I’ve called a multi-divisional, multi-unit investigation in the TTPS,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:55:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “I received a verbal report from the acting director of the FSC at the time, and I’ve requested a report in writing. I haven’t seen it, it could be here somewhere in the ministry, but it hasn’t arrived to me as yet, and that was a report to the first autopsy at the FSC… I’m not an autopsy expert by any means, but what was described to me, even as I await the outcome of a written report, was a satisfactory explanation and I’ll just leave it at that for now,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:55:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “As the Minister of National Security and a government, I will never encourage or condone any lawlessness. So from my meeting this morning with the CoP and three acting deputies, I asked them what was taking place with respect to the death of these two individuals whilst in police custody. I was informed firstly, that there was an active ongoing investigation by the PCA (Police Complaints Authority),” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, February 16, 2021 5:56:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I was also told of the following steps taken by the TTPS; 1. The PSB is an active participant in the investigation and has also appointed investigators from the two divisions – these gentlemen were the Northern Division and the North Eastern Division – so investigators from those separate divisions are also part. Officers from Homicide have also been appointed to be part of the body of police officers investigating these incidents,” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, February 16, 2021 5:56:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I have confidence in the forensic pathologists at the Forensic Science Centre. I await the outcome of this report,” External link

stabroeknews Thursday, February 11, 2021 4:21:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I have confidence in the forensic pathologists at the Forensic Science Centre. I await the outcome of this report,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, February 11, 2021 8:47:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young responded : “It had become worrying that the Leader of the Opposition ‘may be becoming delusional…as she continues to struggle for relevance’” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, February 7, 2021 6:48:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I have finally received that report and that will be discussed at the National Security Council (NCS),” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:56:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “the vast majority, if not all, have been accommodated” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “I am not afraid of court. I have court clothes” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said ( about Kamla Persad Bissessar ) : “attempted to mislead the population with respect to Chinese diplomats. And now she is again scraping the bottom of the barrel in desperation to be relevant by referring to the implementation of the Government’s policy of facilitating manufacturing in Trinidad and Tobago,” “I was hoping that after her dire and abysmal failure, in front of the country in the Parliament on Wednesday, Mrs Persad-Bissessar would take some time for her personal health and do some introspection. I am saddened to realise she has not done so. It truly saddens me to see a former prime minister so desperate for attention,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, January 30, 2021 10:22:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Over the past three years, we have implemented a number of significant projects at prisons to improve the environment for both officers and inmates. For example, work is being done to remand, extra security assets have been installed and more are being pursued, equipment was procured for prison officers’ personal safety and security and more is being procured and many other projects are underway,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, January 30, 2021 5:45:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We checked twice – there was none but I still granted an exemption,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:23:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : ”His life was undoubtedly service to family, friends and students and people of all walks of life,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:21:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said ( about Chief Fire ) : “We at the Ministry of National Security have a right to be proud of our men and women in uniform from all our Divisions. Despite all the criticisms and the attacks that are directed at national security, we continue to do our jobs fearlessly, without fear or favour, malice or ill will, to protect Trinidad and Tobago. And you, the members of the Fire Service, play an important part, especially during this time of the Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

cnc3 Monday, January 25, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What this form has is a number of essential questions. One of the questions is when did you last leave Trinidad and Tobago,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “If you are filling out the form for yourself and family members, there is the information for yourself and family members in the same form,” “The form will produce a unique identification number. The form goes into a database, then sends emails over time to say where your application has reached” External link

cnc3 Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Persons who have left in October, who have left in November and then what they are seeing, they are putting it in their reason to return, seeing the effects of a deadly virus, so certain persons in the UK have reached out and said, ‘Look, I can’t handle being in a United Kingdom hospital’,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, January 23, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "You see the positive impact these wooden ramps have … and they're deteriorating, you know?," "If you were to compare these compared to like, take a tiny town in Alberta and theirs would be way better, right? And so if you see the positive aspects that even this brings, you know, if we can build a community where people can come together and socialize, recreation, you know all of the positive things that come, it can have a big impact" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:46:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The USA has continued to deport Trinidad and Tobago nationals and this is the third batch of deportees we will receive since the COVID-19 pandemic,” “We will always be in communication with the US authorities on these exercises and as before, we are prepared to receive the deportees” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:07:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “He is going to be resting, as you would expect he is going to be kept overnight for observation and the doctors will do what they have to do. He is in good hands but at this stage, it is just for them to run some additional tests and just to keep him for observation overnight,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, January 9, 2021 5:53:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “It is the prime minister and he is carrying on conversation, joking that kind of thing he is in a good state,” “The affairs of government continue as exactly as they are at this stage the prime minister is the prime minister I have been in touch with other colleagues in the Cabinet we all continue to pray for him and we all know the job we have to do which is our various ministerial portfolios. All correspondence coming out will come of the Office of the Prime Minister going forward and we just continue to wait,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, January 9, 2021 5:53:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “At this time, we are pleased to advise that the Prime Minister is in good spirits,” “Out of an abundance of caution he will be kept for observation and further tests will be conducted” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, January 9, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated ( about Status Department ) : “I intend to write to the Department of Justice as a representative of you, the people of Trinidad and Tobago, to ask them to commence a criminal investigation into the procurement of this contract,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:59:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “They’ve already been paid significant millions of US dollars (US$6.1 million in a settlement agreement), but intend on pursuing us further,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:59:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “As well as there were other difficulties with borders being closed, and in this global pandemic, the ability to get persons to get what needs to be done in terms of crating, freighting and the general process and persons needed to get the helicopter to where it was desired to be during this period of time,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:59:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I am willing to meet the lifeguards as I have done before. As I have told them previously, whenever they have any issues they should write to the Permanent Secretary and me outlining the same” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young added : “I have not seen any correspondence from them. They can send same to me” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “There are many applicants who fall into this category, including those with dual citizenship who now wanted to come back to Trinidad and Tobago. It would have been unfair to prioritise this category over those who may have travelled on a short vacation before March 22 and become stuck outside when the borders were closed,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young asked : “It is legitimate for anyone to ask how certain lawyers seem to have access to illegal immigrants without physically meeting with them to get instructions. The question arises: how are they getting instructions, and from whom?” External link

stabroeknews Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The question must be asked and should be answered: how are these lawyers communicating with persons illegally entering our country and is there facilitation of human smuggling and possibly human trafficking taking place?” External link

stabroeknews Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young asked : “It is legitimate for anyone to ask how certain lawyers seem to have access to illegal immigrants without physically meeting with them to get instructions. The question arises: how are they getting instructions, and from whom?” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, December 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The question must be asked and should be answered: how are these lawyers communicating with persons illegally entering our country and is there facilitation of human smuggling and possibly human trafficking taking place?” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, December 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Approvals were never granted on a first come first serve basis alone. Additionally, at every stage, we maintained a discretion for emergency cases or expedited cases,” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, December 29, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “Lawyers are not above question or the law” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What I can announce is the two flights we brought back from Canada including the one we did yesterday, we did begin the process of repatriating our nationals who went out as farm workers. There were two categories, those who went out before we closed the borders. Then you all would recall there was large group that were actually threatening to sue the Government to go out and work and we warned them, at the time the signed indemnity and waiver agreements that they would go out of their own accord and if they were outside and they wanted to be subject to the Government’s border management system,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, December 27, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I know, as a citizen and as your minister what you face, (and) you have my full support and you will continue to have my full support always, once I have breath and life,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, December 26, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “It’s a little too early to tell you much more, apart from the conversation the Commissioner (Gary Griffith), the Chief of Defence Staff (Air Commodore Darryl Daniel) and myself have had, we recognise that we want to put some more resources up on the North Coast so one of the ideas that we are exploring right now is to use a concept similar to the IATF, you will hear more about it as it rolls out,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, December 26, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Persons who were looking to come home for Christmas got their exemptions way before her and the rest is history. But there was absolutely no conversation with me by the Prime Minister requesting anything at any point in time,” External link

stabroeknews Thursday, December 24, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Persons who were looking to come home for Christmas got their exemptions way before her and the rest is history. But there was absolutely no conversation with me by the Prime Minister requesting anything at any point in time,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, December 24, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The flights would be, the person’s coming from the UK I’m certain in 95 per cent of them would come via Barbados. The next flight we are putting on from Barbados, you would have seen some other countries stop travel from the UK or slow it down until the 4th of January. The next flight we are going to have from Barbados is the 6th of January taking us out of that period as well,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “No court has ruled on that as yet. The current immigration laws are in place they are being enforced by Trinidad and Tobago. We do have the right to deport persons who have breached our immigration laws,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young states : “There has been absolutely NO DECISION with respect to the opening of the borders of Trinidad and Tobago and any report to the contrary is completely false and misleading” External link

cnc3 Friday, December 18, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : "Because skateboarding has had such a positive impact on our own lives in different ways, we just wanted to see Indigenous youth potentially access that same opportunity," External link

CBC Tuesday, December 15, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "It just gave us a great opportunity to say, 'Hey, that's exactly what we need to be able to go out to these communities. You know they come ready to pack, ready to travel. And so that is a great opportunity for us to kick off and get started," "We put in a bid, we haven't heard yet, and we know that there's only five parks and there's a lot of well-deserving non-profits there, and so, of course we hope to be successful. But if we're not, we're still going to go forward, we're still going to figure out, how do we partner, how do we get ramps, to make sure that we're providing skateboarding where it's needed" External link

CBC Tuesday, December 15, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "You see the positive impact these wooden ramps have … and they're deteriorating, you know. If you were to compare these compared to like, take a tiny town in Alberta and theirs would be way better, right? And so if you see the positive aspects that even this brings, you know, if we can build a community where people can come together and socialize, recreation, you know all of the positive things that come, it can have a big impact," External link

CBC Tuesday, December 15, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I have seen all sorts of speculation and misinformation about the involvement of the Coast Guard, none of which is true. If this is an incident of human smuggling, it is very sad that once again the criminal elements have through their nefarious activities caused the loss of lives. I pray for the families,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, December 14, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “While the Government acknowledges that there may be personal views surrounding the illegal entry into T&T by persons, the Government, through the Ministry of National Security and other arms of the State, will continue to apply the laws and do all that it reasonably can to secure the borders and prevent illegal entry into T&T,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, December 14, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "This incident could have been much worse. "To mount a pavement and directly drive at people is incredibly dangerous and unacceptable. That is why I'm urging anyone with any information on this incident to contact us. "In particular, I would ask anyone with a dashcam to please check their footage as it may have captured footage which could assist us in our investigation" External link

bbc Sunday, December 6, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “There was no Damen engineer here in Trinidad and Tobago from March 2020 to October 2020. This is one of the reasons why I said that Damen engineers who were required to come to Trinidad and Tobago to maintain the Damen vessels were delayed in arriving here due to the global pandemic...The engineers were not here from March to October 2020 due to their concerns associated with Covid-19. These delays in their arrival...have negatively affected the serviceability of the Coast Guard Damen vessels,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, December 5, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Not surprisingly this was quickly followed by the Member of Parliament for Barataria/San Juan issuing a misguided press release yesterday (Thursday),” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, December 5, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “Damen has not shipped the parts for the Coast Guard vessels that are necessary for their repair and maintenance. This too has negatively affected the serviceability of the vessels; and there are engineers who are required to perform specific works on the vessels who have not come to Trinidad and Tobago because of Covid-19. These are the irrefutable facts,” “Accordingly, I reject the suggestions by the Express newspaper and the UNC Opposition that I have misled the Parliament, that is something that I would never ­intentionally do,” External link

trinidadexpress Friday, December 4, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Govern­ment decides policy, Parliament decides law, and the courts are supposed to interpret and apply law” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, December 3, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “I am very concerned about who may be involved and facilitating human trafficking and smuggling,” “I raised the number of concerns that I was instructed that the State was not being permitted to check the veracity, validity and authenticity of claims with respect to who were the parents of the young children (in custody) and who were the individuals that came (with them) and who had entered Trinidad and Tobago illegally” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The population will also recall that at the press conference (last week) I raised questions as to how it was possible that certain attorneys-at-law appeared to have information with respect to the details of those who have entered the country illegally even before the State is able to verify with the Venezuelan authorities who these people are” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The immigration law and the law surrounding immigration matters is very very clear. I used the word ‘escorted’, ‘escorted’ does not mean ‘deported’” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, November 28, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young dijo : “las fronteras del país han estado cerradas desde el 22 de marzo pasado en respuesta a la pandemia covid-19” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We have been detaining people, we are deporting people, we are escorting people back across the border,” External link

stabroeknews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Anyone who is suggesting that these are inhumane facilities and that is being suggested right now in the courts, that these facilities are not suitable, I have visited the facilities at the Heliport and they are very suitable facilities,” “We are not putting people in inhumane or risky situations” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “That particular incident, I was not aware of it until I was asked to attend court that night, and even then, I wasn’t allowed to ask questions. Right now, for me, a lot of that is speculation,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I can’t even give a guarantee as to who was on that vessel, where, anything like that. I was not there. I don’t know anything more than what I’ve seen and read,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "We have been detaining people, we are deporting people, we are escorting people back across the border," External link

wsau Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We have been detaining people, we are deporting people, we are escorting people back across the border,” External link

ara-reuters Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Nothing we have done are in breach of our laws and everything that we do is done to protect the citizens of this country,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Last night into this morning a major gang leader of a gang called the Six Gang in Trinidad and Tobago was arrested and charged under this legislation,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “As the elected Member of Parliament for Port of Spain North/St Ann’s West I will not permit the Opposition UNC to disrespect my constituents. Today in Parliament the UNC members continued with this disgusting behaviour and I called them out on it and I will continue to call out the UNC for the disrespectful treatment of the constituents of Port of Spain North/St Ann’s West, Laventille East/Morvant and Laventille West,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “As the elected Member of Parliament for Port of Spain North/St Ann’s West I will not permit the Opposition UNC to disrespect my constituents. Today in Parliament the UNC members continued with this disgusting behaviour and I called them out on it and I will continue to call out the UNC for the disrespectful treatment of the constituents of Port of Spain North/St Ann’s West, Laventille East/Morvant and Laventille West,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, October 22, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "In order to achieve RACER goals of increased speed and resilience, we need to embrace learning approaches that automatically tune system parameters in real time," External link

spacedaily Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “As far as I’m aware there is no truth to the allegations that the US deported Venezuelans through T&T,” External link

cnc3 Monday, October 19, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “To the police officers and the Police Service, continue doing the great job that you’re doing,” “The Police Service actually got almost the same amount that we got to the run the whole rest of the ministry, Defence Force, Fire, Prisons, Immigration, SSA and general admin but we will work together and we’ll get it done and it will not affect our delivery,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "Should there be a further lockdown it will be catastrophic for the hospitality business, for everybody in our sector. " External link

chroniclelive Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “If it seems too good to be true that is because it is too good to be true” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : "I am pleased to announce that the entire backlog has been cleared and systems have now been put in place to have passports ready for issuing between five to ten days," External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : "You then take that with you when you are going in now to apply for your first time passport or your renewal at Immigration and you leave that with Immigration," "At TTPost they will assist you in filling out the information so you just hand it over to Immigration" External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : "We're using this as the first phase and then we'll move towards application by mail, by offering it to persons over 60 years old because they don't have to pay for their passports," External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I am pleased to announce that the entire backlog has been cleared and systems have now been put in place to have passports ready for issuing between five to ten days. Currently, there are 48,000 passports ready for delivery and the production unit at Immigration is processing passport applications in a much faster period,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “People reported that it took a period of one month to three months, this is now down to one to two weeks,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said ( about Rohan Sinanan ) : “We need to start planning for the eventual opening of the borders and I’ve already spoken to Minister of Transport Rohan Sinanan on how we do it,” “We are going to look at the computerisation and the use of biometrics from an Immigration perspective and the doing away of physical Immigration forms” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The police would be very cautious as to getting involved into private property, as they rightly should be, but they do have jurisdiction and in certain instances, they could be invited by others to come into the private jurisdiction and to enforce the law,” “There are a number of common laws, as well, and common law charges and common law offences where they can be called upon to protect persons” External link

stabroeknews Monday, September 14, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “There have been other private flights that have been permitted which have repatriated nationals,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “There have been a number of flights, I think it was a week before we put on a number of flights to Barbados specifically for students. In this time where there is not a lot of commercial travel taking place across the globe it really is up to persons to seek and find the ways of travel…What we have been working with at National Security is working with CAL to find safe ways for them to take passengers, particularly students, the students were the priority to go to Barbados, the US, Canada and so on. Jamaica is one of the areas we are looking at over the next couple weeks to see how we can maybe put on a flight to Jamaica because we have a number of nationals in Jamaica as well that we want to get home,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Akil Durham was a young man who had a bright future ahead of him, he was someone I had a lot of time, a lot of regard for and worked very closely with even after he was no longer the councillor in Belmont. Him and I continued to have a very good working relationship,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, September 5, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “But we are asking, even when with family, wear the mask because it is going to be difficult from an enforcement point of view, especially since we are all familiar with PH drivers.... If it is one person in a vehicle, I guess the (Chief Medical Officer) will allow us that indulgence, but once it is more than that, please wear your masks,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, August 30, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young told : “Due to the recent increased numbers of positive COVID cases in Trinidad and Tobago, the Ministry of Health began using some of the facilities that were previously being used for state quarantine. This factor, as well as the numbers of persons being cared for in the parallel health care system, meant that we have had to be cautious with repatriation numbers,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We have been working with CAL to manage a repatriation flight this Saturday of over 100 nationals from the USA and on Sunday there will be a number of nationals returning from the UK and Europe,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Right now, we are going to step back a little from the grant of exemptions but we will continue to manage it” External link

cnc3 Sunday, August 16, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Right now we will have to step back a little bit from the grant of exemptions,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “The Ministry of Health is working with everyone with respect to these issues and we will continue to do so responsibly and they have the full support of the Ministry of National Security,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, August 3, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "There is mischief afoot unfortunately in Venezuela right now ... with some of our nationals. I have been provided with information by our embassy in Caracas that Yesenia Gonzalez and her family have been calling persons in Margarita purporting to be from our government, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and representing our embassy, the embassy of Trinidad and Tobago and requesting personal information under the guise that they're organizing/or the Government's repatriation flight. There is absolutely no truth to that whatsoever" External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, August 1, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : "There is mischief afoot unfortunately in Venezuela right now ... with some of our nationals. I have been provided with information by our embassy in Caracas that Yesenia Gonzalez and her family have been calling persons in Margarita purporting to be from our government, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and representing our embassy, the embassy of Trinidad and Tobago and requesting personal information under the guise that they're organizing/or the Government's repatriation flight. There is absolutely no truth to that whatsoever" External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, August 1, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I have asked that the authorities to carry out the necessary investigations and I am awaiting the outcome of these investigations,” “Approval has not been granted for persons to disembark these fishing vessels. I remind the Trinidadian businessmen who may be permitting this breach to occur that they may be subject to criminal charges and that they are putting us, the population, at risk” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “It is impossible to fully man every square inch of maritime border,” “The Coast Guard has been doing the best they can. The police and the Defence Force on land have been doing the best they can” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, July 26, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “You know, whether you are harbouring or renting to illegal immigrants, that is a breach of law under the Immigrant Act as well as the Trafficking of Persons Act. When you are renting your premises, please enquire whether these persons have permission to be here in Trinidad and Tobago. If not, you too are putting us at risk. You too may be beaching the criminal law and subject to criminal charges,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, July 26, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : "It is impossible to fully man every square inch of maritime border. The Coast Guard has been doing the best they can. The Police and the Defence Force on land have been doing the best they can" External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, July 25, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : "Any Venezuelan migrant who is found conducting himself/ herself in assisting this illegal immigrant harboring and putting us at risk, your permission to be here is going to be revoked and you will be deported as well. All the boatmen who want to transact this business you are breaking the law by crossing the borders and by harboring illegal immigrants. We will be taking the necessary action to persons doing this" External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, July 25, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young added : “The T&T Defence Force, TTPS and Immigration will continue to do their best to protect our borders,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young warned : “We simply don’t work that way in the Ministry of National Security in this exemption process,” “If there is any mischief there, please desist. I’ve told them to take the information of persons who are making those offers and we will pass that information to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “There is absolutely no truth to that. That is rejected outright,” “It is very irresponsible, but not surprising, for the Opposition and for the Leader of the Opposition to be launching this attack on this process” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Every 24 hours it seems as though there’s a change in his flight details. I woke up this morning and there were three different e-mails changing flight details,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, July 12, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I am going to be asking the authorities to investigate whether persons were fooled or tricked into paying their money on the basis that, by the payment of that money they would get approval to enter Trinidad and Tobago,” “There is no charter company in the world that has the authority to bring people in with the individuals getting approval...I can say without fear of contradiction that this is completely false and misleading,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I am going to be asking the authorities to investigate whether persons were fooled or tricked into paying their money on the basis that, by the payment of that money they would get approval to enter Trinidad and Tobago” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, July 8, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “There is no charter company in the world that has the authority to bring people in with the individuals getting approval...I can say without fear of contradiction that this is completely false and misleading,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “All of these decisions with the management of COVID[-19] are based on expert advice from our public health officials. Right now our public health officials are very, very clear and I support them personally because it makes a lot of sense to me that the borders have to remain close,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “This is not about the disenfranchisement of anyone. If it is left up to us we would like everyone to be back here in Trinidad and Tobago. This is simply about the protection of the population who are here in Trinidad and Tobago from a global pandemic that is raging,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young added : “And I’m certain MPs will be in the various communities at the appropriate time,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “And we look forward to the completion of the probe. I ask members of the public who have information on the incident to come forward to give it to them,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What we woke up [to] this morning is very disturbing,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I am demanding that the criminal elements who are using the opportunity – and one asks the question, who is it that is stirring up the criminal elements to use this opportunity as well,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I understand peaceful protest and people being emotionally upset about the incident that took place on Saturday but it has become very obvious, very quickly, that many of these incidents that are not peaceful are being stirred by the criminal elements in our society,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “At the end of the day that is what us law-abiding citizens want. It is not for us to play judge or jury or for us to decide who was right or who was wrong in these situations,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “They (such incidents) are not that infrequent with the indiscriminate shooting. I always say when persons shoot up in the air, the bullet has to come down. There is no cause for concern at this stage,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I am asking persons to be careful, be vigilant, and do not take unnecessary risks. This is being dealt with. There is absolutely no need for panic,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : "The TTPS has the support of the Defence Force and they will not hesitate to do all that is in their power to keep the peace. I am appealing as a law abiding citizens, as a person who cares about Trinidad and Tobago, to refrain from those who have criminal intent to disrupt and distub the peace. Do not allow yurselves to be encouraged and get your messages across" External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I wish it was as simple as pulling a fence around the island. It would make life a lot easier. The good news is that you are seeing the benefits of the increased border controls and protection and we are picking up and intercepting persons coming across. We are finding persons transporting illegal migrants on land. A maxi driver, panel van driver or persons in cars when they are being pulled over and have illegal immigrants who have no authorisation to be here” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We are getting reports on the ground of people being paid to create disturbance. So who is it stands to gain by disrupting the peace and quiet in the city of Port of Spain? There are ways to voice your concerns, we in the Government respect that and welcome it but once persons step over the line... Do not be used by the criminal elements,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Right now we have persons, a particular group of people, we granted them exemptions. They flew from the United States to another Caribbean island and they’re waiting there to just jump across. We are not permitting other Caribbean islands that have taken decisions to open up their borders to international travel to be used as jumping points, as launching pads into Trinidad and Tobago,” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What we saw within the first weekend of bars being opened, starting really from last week Thursday on to Friday night, Saturday night and even up to yesterday (Sunday), has greatly disturbed us,” “This (8 p.m. closure)is the first step. A warning was given over the weekend by both the Prime Minister and Minister Deyalsingh. We have taken this step to give another opportunity, not so much only to the bar owners and operators but more so the patrons and the persons going to the bars and congregating on the roads, pavements outside of the bars. So the first step is today we will roll back, and bars will now be required to close at 8 p.m. on a daily basis,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “In the first instance...anyone who has more than 25 inside their establishments and not adhering to the Ministry of Health’s protocols for bars, they will be closed. Those persons who are outside, if they are congregating outside in groups of more than 25 and behaving in manners that give concern for public health and also public order, the police will warn persons, if they don’t adhere the police are authorised to close the various bars, and other watering holes,” “So they will first of all give a warning and, if necessary, they will close down the various establishments that are found to be the genesis, the core of this type of activity of congregating,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “I reminded the police that, according to the regulations, party boats and clubs are not permitted to be open. Remember that with every breach of the regulations you are susceptible to a $50,000 fine or six months imprisonment,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “This bill was brought to my attention Sunday night and then yesterday morning as well. I’ve been asked to take a look at it, with this charge that is being supplanted on the bill for PPE and Covid-19 protocols. That is something we are going to be looking at,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The Government has made its position very clear throughout the very challenging period of dealing with the global pandemic of COVID-19 with respect to Trinidad and Tobago’s borders,” “We are carefully managing the return of thousands of nationals. We are balancing the capacity of the country’s parallel public health facilities set up for COVID-19 and the capacity of state quarantine facilities and the ability of the state to supervise quarantine with the numbers of nationals who have returned and who wish to return” External link

cnc3 Friday, June 26, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Yesterday we successfully completed discussions with Royal Caribbean cruise line and we expect between 326 to 360 Royal Caribbean workers, who are our nationals to return on Friday coming. We have managed to negotiate that they are being put on a ship in Barbados. We had nationals come from as far as Europe and Royal Caribbean will put them all on a ship and they will sail into our waters. They will start on Friday once they arrive here” “The Ministry of Health is preparing a team of doctors to test everyone when they arrive here on Friday. Then they will be quarantined in the ship. We expect all of them to stay in their cabins. The company has agreed that each cabin will have their own bathroom facility s there is no need for interaction so we can manage the state quarantine. Even in that state our doctors will be on a daily basis monitoring these 326 to 369 workers so you can understand the capacity issues. So even though they are not in state quarantine facilities we are still required through our Ministry of Health personnel to quarantining them,” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We have what if think is another success story. There was a gentleman an elderly national who went out to St Lucia, he was invited by a friend to travel he is visually impaired and he has underlying health issues. He got stuck outside of there and we have been looking for an opportunity to assist him in coming back in because he does not have the means. We have five workers who were in Nevis and their employer wanted to fly the back. We have managed successfully to negotiate for the owner of that company to send the plane to St Lucia to pick up this visually impaired gentleman, pick up the workers and make their way back on Wednesday of this week. The employer has gone further and will be our first test case, his five workers will be put up in a facility where they will pay for it, one of our hotels,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said ( about Association ) : “I have been in contact with Mr Jaglalsingh, his daughter and the CEO of the Blind Welfare Association,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said ( about Trinidad Guardian ) : “This exercise requires a careful balancing of the numbers that can be quarantined by the state to ensure that any possible re-importation of COVID-19 does not overwhelm our public health system designated for COVID cases,” “We are very sympathetic to the thousands of our nationals who wish to return to Trinidad and Tobago. Each national has his/her own set of circumstances which contain personal difficulties and it is a difficult task to manage these thousands of requests” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, June 6, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The number of nationals in these categories are in the hundreds,” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, June 6, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We are sympathetic to every single national who wishes to return to Trinidad and Tobago and the various circumstances that many face. It is not an easy situation. We are constantly working to accommodate the return of our thousands of nationals in a safe and controlled manner,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, June 6, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young concluded : “The careful management of the return of our nationals, all of whom will return, is critical to protect the population in Trinidad and Tobago, as well as those who have returned and are in state quarantine,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, June 6, 2020 7:35:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young stated : “he welcomed the programme… and it will support the TTPS in solving cases and enable the quicker processing of evidence related to firearm offences” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “There are issues that need to be worked out as we believe that there are approximately 360 crew members who are Trinidad & Tobago nationals working with Royal Caribbean,” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Minutes to one this morning, the Prime Minister emailed to me a missive from Cricket West Indies...I reached out to the CEO of Cricket West Indies this morning, asking for them to provide us with the details for the Trinidad and Tobago players they want to go on that tour to England and it will be facilitated. We are in that process; that has begun,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “All nationals who are not in T&T and want to return, you will be permitted to return, as we’ve said and as I will repeat here this morning, what we are doing is very carefully managing the process and believe you me, we do understand the difficulties that each and every one of you nationals face who are outside of T&T wanting to return as well as your families and what it is you are going through,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “From a fairness point of view, that can’t be the test at this stage because someone says they can charter a plane to fly in will get precedence over someone who is a more needy case,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “All nationals who are not in T&T and want to return, you will be permitted to return, as we’ve said and as I will repeat here this morning, what we are doing is very carefully managing the process and believe you me, we do understand the difficulties that each and every one of you nationals face who are outside of T&T wanting to return as well as your families and what it is you are going through,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The whole misconstruing came from that I was quoted as saying something that was then relied on by our US allies, that is what we were told and that turned out to be wholly false and even after the Hansard was put into the public domain and sent to the media, it was still scoffed over and that repeat of a misquotation of me took place,” External link

cnc3 Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We asked, we made a request kindly show us where you have made a request with the Government of Venezuela for the flight to take place because they told us they are a chartering Venezuelan airline. We have not been provided with the communication between themselves and the Government of Venezuela saying that we need to be involved. What they do not know is that we already know the process because we had an individual return to Trinidad last week without the involvement of the Government. The Government is not at all going to go and get itself involved in what it doesn’t need to get involved in,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We need to manage the process very carefully moving forward. This is not an indication that we will not be taking back our nationals. We will be taking back our nationals. As we have said all along it will be on a managed schedule that is very fluid and what our resources can handle,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : "The communication that we have sent to Royal Caribbean is to allow us to use your ship to quarantine our nationals. 'Are you open and available to that?' So therefore nationals can be quarantined and our health personnel will manage that quarantine that process. The ball is in their court and we are awaiting for them to come back. We are mindful that from that same vessel persons have disembarked from other jurisdictions and it appears that they have tested positive. We will get further details on that. So we need to manage the process very carefully going forward. It is not an indication that we will not be taking back our nationals. We will be taking back, but it will be on a managed schedule and what our resources can handle. We have been in discussions with the ministry of Health to find where we can make more facilities where available" External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “This is a process we’ve gone through a few time before so I’m not sure where the confusion has arisen but I’ve come here to clarify. From the Government’s perspective we’ve done all that we’ve had to do and we’re assisting the system, and we’re doing what we have done before to get these nationals back,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What I’m going to try to work out with the cruise ship company is come and anchor in our waters and let us do the quarantine of our cruise ship workers, those 300-plus on the ship, with our public health officials monitoring and doing the necessary medical assessments and examinations, hopefully no positive cases present and you come and you go home,” External link

stabroeknews Monday, May 25, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What we have done is asked the principals of the three campuses, because there are various examinations dates and they are different in each campus, so I’ve asked them to work with us and work out the preferable dates for the students,” External link

stabroeknews Monday, May 25, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young added : “Hopefully no positive cases present and you come and you go home. But I am going to try to negotiate for it to be done on the ship, in our waters. We are monitoring what’s going on,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, May 25, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “What we have done is ask the principals of the three campuses...because there are various examination dates and it’s different in each campus... so I’ve asked them to work out the preferable date for the students and that will be crunched hopefully in the next couple of days” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, May 25, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “I am now in contact with a director of Disney Cruise Line and discussing a schedule” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, May 23, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Government has been managing the public health care system balancing the entry of nationals based on a great measure with the capacity of our public health care system to handle Covid-19 ­cases without being overwhelmed,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, May 23, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “Exemptions for the entry of nationals into Trinidad and Tobago have been granted consistent with ensuring that we can manage the numbers being quarantined by the State, to ensure the continued protection of the population in Trinidad & Tobago. We are going to permit the entry of our nationals on these various cruise ships by establishing a schedule which allows us to manage their return, consistent with our resources, to protect them and the population,” External link

cnc3 Friday, May 22, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “The United States Ambassador had a conversation with me, as a representative of the Cabinet-level of the Government, and there were other conversations had and there was no raising of the breach of any treaty” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, May 20, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said ( about Delcy Rodriguez ) : “I never said that the Ambassador did not raise the visit of Venezuelan Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez nor did I say that the Ambassador did not raise the Rio Treaty,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, May 20, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young said : “We continue to manage our borders and entry into Trinidad & Tobago very carefully to protect the population in Trinidad & Tobago. It has already been communicated to the cruise ship owners and agents that at this time no exemption is granted for entry into Trinidad & Tobago,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young said : “In fact, last week, the US government’s head and top diplomat in T&T, its ambassador (Joseph Mondello)—not any underling who may or may not be speaking to the media—had a conversation with me as a representative at the Cabinet level of the Government, and there were other conversations had and there was no raising of the breach of any treaty. All that they seem to anchor their mischief in may not be exactly what they believe it to be,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young explique : "Tout ce que nous réclamons, c'est la reprise de l'année universitaire 2016" External link

slateafrique Monday, October 10, 2016 3:00:00 AM EAT

Stuart Young explique : "Tout ce que nous réclamons, c'est la reprise de l'année universitaire 2016" External link

lepopulaire Sunday, October 9, 2016 1:07:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young explique : "Tout ce que nous réclamons, c'est la reprise de l'année universitaire 2016" External link

lyonne-republicaine Sunday, October 9, 2016 1:07:00 PM EAT

Stuart Young explique : "Tout ce que nous réclamons, c'est la reprise de l'année universitaire 2016" External link

afp-fr Sunday, October 9, 2016 9:13:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
attorney general11.80%EN12/03/201703/12/2017
general9.98%EN12/03/201703/12/2017
minister33.13%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
prime minister20.57%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
public relations officer1.82%EN10/15/201715/10/2017
officer1.51%EN10/15/201715/10/2017
relations officer1.51%EN10/15/201715/10/2017
foreign affairs minister0.30%EN09/15/201715/09/2017
national security minister2.12%EN09/10/201710/09/2017
security minister0.15%EN09/10/201710/09/2017
acting attorney general5.60%EN08/27/201727/08/2017
legal affairs minister1.82%EN08/27/201727/08/2017
labour minister0.30%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
government minister1.21%EN08/18/201718/08/2017
spokesman0.45%EN08/18/201718/08/2017
mp0.45%EN07/03/201703/07/2017
minister of legal affairs0.30%EN05/27/201727/05/2017
trade and industry minister0.45%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
spokesmen0.15%EN01/04/201704/01/2017
government spokesmen0.15%EN01/04/201704/01/2017
housing minister0.30%EN01/01/201701/01/2017
candidate0.15%EN11/27/201627/11/2016
colleague0.15%EN10/29/201629/10/2016
leader0.91%EN10/11/201611/10/2016
student0.91%EN10/06/201606/10/2016
spokesperson0.61%EN09/22/201622/09/2016
government spokesperson0.45%EN09/22/201622/09/2016
expert0.15%EN08/15/201615/08/2016
chief secretary0.45%EN07/18/201618/07/2016
cabinet spokesperson0.15%EN07/17/201617/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Stuart YoungEN97.87%
Stuart YoungFR1.48%
Stuart YoungPT0.66%


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Keith Rowley told ( about Stuart Young ) : “There wasn’t a meeting that I went to in energy (matters), that I didn’t carry Stuart Young with me,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, April 20, 2021 4:28:00 AM EAT

Fuad Khan said ( about Stuart Young ) : “They should take a plane and go, and I hope that Stuart Young gives them an exemption,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, March 7, 2021 1:21:00 PM EAT

Watson Duke asked ( about Stuart Young ) : “We want to ask the Prime Minister, whether his wife who is a very good lawyer, she is connected to any firm at all that does work for WASA? We want to ask the question. He must answer these questions. We want to ask Stuart Young whether he has a brother that carries out contracts in WASA?” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Roodal Moonilal added ( about Stuart Young ) : “This means that in event of a kidnapping the police cannot even depend on CCTV cameras in real-time to get instant pictures and do investigative work to recover a victim. Young has presided over this -he carries full blame!” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, February 9, 2021 6:23:00 AM EAT

Kamla Persad Bissessar asked ( about Stuart Young ) : “Immigration access to computers have been locked out. Several senior people locked out. Who else is coming here that we don’t know about?” “Stuart, the truth will always come out,” External link

cnc3 Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

James Lamberti said ( about Stuart Young ) : “The Minister of National Security, Stuart Young boosted to us at a particular meeting that he is a former lifeguard and he will do everything possible to ensure that lifeguards get the necessary equipment and tools, not for themselves, but to save the lives of the thousands of people that go to the beaches. But he has not kept his promise” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Jearlean John said ( about Stuart Young ) : “The Minister of Energy needs to tell the country, if it is as a direct consequence of the Prime Minister and Minister Stuart Young’s negotiating price that was approximately 20 per cent higher than the price downstream plants pay or can pay for gas, whether this resulted in approximately $1.5 billion loss in revenue per year for NGC due to the erosion of the gas margin business,” “The seismic collapse of Petrotrin and our energy sector is a mirror of the Government’s deep incompetence, whatever this Government touches dies,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Roodal Moonilal said ( about Stuart Young ) : “It’s a shame and disgrace we in T&T must learn of deportee issues from a Washington lawmaker while the Rowley/Young Government are unaware T&T may have been used as a transhipment point to transit deportees. We need a probe of the minister’s statement, as he seems unable to protect T&T’s borders from incoming or outgoing illegal migrants,” External link

cnc3 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Rodney Charles asked ( about Stuart Young ) : “He (Young) refuses to accept that Venezuelans residing here are refugees. So where are we? He registered 16,000 Venezuelans without a plan for them. At the last minute, they got an extension to stay. Still no plan. What to do with the children born here who are citizens by birth?” “Are we testing them for COVID-19?” External link

cnc3 Friday, July 24, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Barry Padarath said ( about Stuart Young ) : “I have already made alternative arrangements which were approved by Minister Young,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Terrence Deyalsingh said ( about Stuart Young ) : “We must learn from these examples, so I hope the public appreciates what we are trying to do, which is to save Trinidad and Tobago,” “It is not that both Minister (National Security Minister Stuart) Young and myself want to be harsh, it is based on the protection of society” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, June 18, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT