National Security Minister, Retired Major General Edmund Dillon, confirms that the five Muslims who were detained in Venezuela were in fact sentenced in that country.
The UNC is confident its appeal in the Elections and Boundaries Commission petition matter will go in its favour.
Many came out in their numbers as usual to support the 18th Annual Blue Food Festival which seeks to showcase the variety of ways in which Dasheen, locally called "Blue Food" can be served.
"Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too." - That's the theme for this year's World Food Day.
The Early Childhood Care and Education Trade Union staged a protest in front of the Ministry of Education on Monday in a bid to get answers on their back pay.
The Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts says Divali and Ramleela groups will receive grant funding from the Ministry for 2016.
Opposition Leader, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, says the joint meetings between the government and opposition to find a solution to crime have failed.