The authorities registered more than 16,500 Venezuelans who were given temporary visas. However, following the registration process, the government continued to criminalize the irregular entry of migrants and refugees, contrary to international standards; failed to pass national refugee legislation; and continued to return Venezuelans, in circumstances which may amount to refoulement. There remained no legal protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Trinidad and Tobago retained the mandatory death penalty for murder.
Death penalty status
Retains the death penalty in law
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