Thursday 21 March, 2019

US Embassy issues alert over alleged threat to disrupt T&T Carnival

The US Embassy is advising its government personnel to exercise additional caution and increased situational awareness if they intend to participate in Carnival events in the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

Related Article

The Embassy said the decision follows the announcement by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) yesterday, Thursday, to disrupt a plan to attack Carnival celebrations which end on February 13.

In light of the recent operation, the T&T Government is taking additional active steps to secure Carnival events out of an abundance of caution.

The US Embassy issued the following guidelines to its officials as a result.

Actions to Take:

• Enroll in STEP.
• Monitor local media for updates.
• Be aware of your surroundings.
• Keep a low profile.

For assistance, US citizens can contact the US Embassy in Port of Spain at (868) 622-6371 or
acspos@state.gov

Get the latest local and international news straight to your mobile phone for free: