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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 ...
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United States Donates Computer Equipment to Financial Intelligence Unit

U.S. Embassy-donated computer equipment will soon allow the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of Trinidad and Tobago to accept electronic reports on suspicious transactions from financial institutions and other entities under the FIU’s jurisdiction. The donation was made through the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, utilizing funding from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics ...
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Treasury Sanctions Key ISIS Financial Facilitators from T&T

September 19, 2018 Action includes targets connected to the Caribbean and the Middle East Washington – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action today to designate two Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) financiers pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism. ...
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Country Reports on Terrorism 2017

Today September 19, the State Department released its annual Country Reports on Terrorism, which describes the global counterterrorism landscape in 2017 and fulfills a congressional mandate. The report allows us to highlight significant terrorist trends and takes stock of how effective United States and international efforts were in countering these threats. It also helps us ...
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