Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port of Spain

August 16, 2018

Location:  St. Clair Avenue around the Office of the Prime Minister

Event: A peaceful protest of about 200 persons is on-going with a heavy police presence. Avoid the area in vehicles and walking, as traffic has been affected.

 Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of the demonstration (by vehicle and walking)
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of the large gatherings or protest
  • 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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