Wednesday 26 February, 2020

US Embassy issues alert over alleged threat to disrupt 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.

It said the decision follows the announcement by the TTPS on 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

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