Travel Advice Update: UK Warns of Crime, Terrorism, Mosquito-Borne Illnesses in Trinidad & Tobago

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THE United Kingdom updates its travel advice for Trinidad and Tobago warning visitors of high levels of violent crime, the likelihood of terrorist attacks and mosquito-borne illnesses.

On its webpage the Foreign and Commonwealth Office stated that more than 30,000 British nationals visit TT every year.

It noted that most visits were trouble-free, in its latest update on Monday.


It stated that there were high levels of violent crime in Trinidad, including murder, particularly in parts of the capital Port-of-Spain.

The update stated, “Terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Trinidad and Tobago. Attacks could be indiscriminate, including in crowded spaces and places visited by foreigners.”

“There is a risk of mosquito-borne illnesses in Trinidad and Tobago from dengue fever. You should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

“UK health authorities have classified Trinidad and Tobago as having a risk of Zika virus transmission.”


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