Demonstration Alert – Protest on St. Clair Avenue

Location: St. Clair Avenue, adjacent to Briar Place

Event: Please be advised of a peaceful protest of approximately 200 members of the Oil Workers Trade Union on St. Clair Avenue and Sweet Briar Road. It is important to remember that peaceful protests can rapidly become violent without warning.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area and use caution in the vicinity.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid walking or driving near the area of the protest.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.

For Assistance:

The U.S. Embassy is located at at 15 Queen’s Park West, Port of Spain and can be reached at 868 622 6371

State Department – Consular Affairs (888)407-4747 or (202)501-4444

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