Standing in line to be registered to stay in Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuelans were being offered jobs by local companies. These migrants will work hard, be pleasant at their job, because they have to support themselves and family back in Venezuela. Trinis saying: “The crime rate going to go up.” “They going to take away our husbands/wives.” Well the marriage must have been “on the rocks” long before.

And “they going to take our Trini jobs”. If all along you were lazy, wanting a specific job near to home, why did you not take any job till the opportunity that you wish comes along?

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