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Security Alert – Exercise Caution – Potential for Increased Crime (December 28, 2023)
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December 29, 2023

Security Alert — Exercise Caution – Potential for Increased Crime
U.S. Embassy Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
December 28, 2023

Location: Trinidad, St. Augustine area

Event:  Exercise caution as there is potential for increased crime.

Criminal activity often occurs in crowded public locations such as markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, schools, and other areas.

Due to recent increased gang activity in St. Augustine, U.S. Citizens are advised to exercise extreme caution in the St. Augustine areas of Trincity Mall, Trincity, Grand Bazaar, and Valsayn areas into the new year.

Actions to Take:

·         Exercise vigilance or avoid areas with heightened criminal activity.

·         Review your personal security plans.

·         Be aware of your surroundings.

·         Monitor local media for updates.

 

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

+1868-622-6371 (business hours)

+1868-622-6371 (after hours) ACSPOS@state.gov

Department of State – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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