CDC adds COVID-19 Potential Symptoms

April 29, 2020 Location: Trinidad and Tobago ​Event: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has expanded its list of COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, and shortness of breath) to include chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and new loss of taste or smell.  Note this list is not all inclusive,  CDC guidance is to consult your medical …

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Stay at Home Order Extended until May 15

April 27, 2020 Location: Trinidad and Tobago ​Event: The U.S. Embassy Port of Spain advises U.S. citizens that the Government of Trinidad and Tobago’s Stay at Home order has been extended from April 30 to May 15. The borders will also remain closed until at least May 15. These measures have been implemented to limit the spread of COVID-19 and …

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Health Alert – Information on IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments

The U.S. government has recently authorized a federal stimulus package in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic which provides for a stimulus check for most U.S. taxpayers. To determine whether you qualify, and to check your payment status, U.S. taxpayers are advised to direct questions to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and to visit the IRS …

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Seats Available on Flight to Toronto, Canada

The U.S. Embassy Port of Spain has confirmed availability of seats on a West Jet commercial flight from Port of Spain to Toronto, Canada on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. ‪ To book a ticket on this flight U.S. citizens are advised to contact the airline directly at: https://bit.ly/2xg9Eco. 

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U.S. Citizens are advised to remain in T&T until regular commercial flights resume

U.S. citizens are advised to prepare to remain in Trinidad and Tobago until regular commercial flights are once again available. For daily updates on the situation in Trinidad and Tobago and our emergency services efforts please refer to the Embassy webpage on COVID-19.

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Stay Home Order Remains in Effect

Location: Trinidad and Tobago   Event: The U.S. Embassy Port of Spain would like to remind U.S. citizens that the Government of Trinidad and Tobago’s Stay at Home order remains in effect. These measures have been implemented to limit the spread of COVID-19 and U.S. citizens are advised to limit movement outside the home to authorized …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Last chance to Book April 1, 2020 Charter Flight to Miami

Location: Trinidad and Tobago Event: The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents in Trinidad and Tobago who wish to return to the United States that only a few hours remain to reserve a seat on a charter flight scheduled to depart Port of Spain for Miami on Wednesday, April 1 at noon. Tickets may …

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Seats still available on Charter Flight to U.S. (Miami) on Wednesday April 1

Location: Trinidad and Tobago  Event: The U.S. Embassy advises Americans in Trinidad and Tobago who wish to return to the United States that seats remain available on a charter flight scheduled to depart Port of Spain for Miami on Wednesday, April 1 at noon. Tickets may be purchased by calling the booking agency directly at +1 (603) 929 …

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Cancellation of routine U.S. citizen services and visa interviews starting March 17, 2020

Effective March 17, 2020, American Citizens Services will offer emergency services only for U.S. citizens.  Routine services not related to safety, such as passport renewals without imminent travel, are not considered emergencies and will not be scheduled at this time. 

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Information for U.S. Citizens Affected by Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria – currently a strong category four storm – has brought significant rainfall and wind resulting in life-threatening flooding, mudslides, and storm surges across the Caribbean this week. Disruptions to travel and services are occuring throughout the path of the hurricane. Follow the link below for information on U.S. citizens affected by Hurricane Maria: …

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Health Public Advisory – Yellow Fever – Update

Persons travelling from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago are advised to carry their International Immunization Card with proof of the Yellow Fever vaccination when travelling to: Caribbean Countries Latin American Countries African Countries Asian countries Effective Wednesday June 22nd, 2016, booster doses or re-vaccination for Yellow Fever will no longer be required. One dose …

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Health Public Advisory – Yellow Fever

People travelling from Trinidad and Tobago are advised to carry their International Immunization Card with proof of their updated Yellow Fever vaccination when travelling. For American citizens residing in Trinidad and Tobago, the International Immunization Card may be obtained at the following County Medical Offices with proof of immunization: St. George East John Shaw Avenue …

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Greetings from the U.S. Embassy in Port of Spain

The United States Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, John L. Estrada, will host a Town Hall for U.S. citizens on Tuesday, June 7th.  The Ambassador is looking forward to meeting the American community in Trinidad. Date: Tuesday June 7th, at 12:00pm Venue: City Hall Auditorium, Harris Promenade, San Fernando. Please RSVP by June 3rd to …

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