Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Live Blog: PM holds media conference to address civil unrest

Clashes between the authorities and angry protesters took place on Tuesday, following the shooting deaths of three suspects at the hands of police officers.

On Tuesday morning reports were received of burning debris at several locations throughout Trinidad resulting in skirmishes between police officers and civilians.

The protests continued on Wednesday, with disturbances throughout Port of Spain and environs. Police were out in their numbers, firing warning shots in the air and tear gas canisters to disperse groups of protesters. 

Many businesses closed their doors early in the capital city on Wednesday.

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