US Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago John Estrada sat down for an interview with the Power Breakfast Show this morning to discuss his position on crime and its detection rate in Trinidad and Tobago as well as his plans for the development of the youths in his hometown Laventille.
Estrada, a decorated military officer in the US Marines and surrogate speaker to Barack Obama during the 2008 and 2012 US Elections, stated that he and his team are committed to strengthening to ability of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service in their fight against crime.
He is hopeful that with the assistance of US agencies the crime detection rate in this country would increase and that citizens would have more confidence in the capability of nation security.
Having spent most of his childhood in Laventille, East Port of Spain, and Estrada has a personal interest in the development of that community. He is calling on the people of Laventille to keep the faith and realize that there are alternation means to survival which does not involve a light of crime.