A report by Jack Moore for Newsweek.
American and British authorities have warned about a possible plot to attack a popular carnival in Trinidad and Tobago that begins next week.
The U.S. Embassy in Port of Spain, the Trinidadian capital, published a security alert on Thursday that read, “U.S. government personnel are advised to exercise additional caution and increased situational awareness if they participate in Carnival events.”
Britain’s Foreign Office issued a travel advisory on Thursday that told British nationals to avoid large crowds in the country.
“Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Trinidad and Tobago,” it read.
The British government said that Trinidad and Tobago authorities had already arrested several suspects who sought to attack the carnival on February 12 and 13.
Trinidad and Tobago police said the arrests were to stop “criminal activities,” and that “several persons of interest” had been detained, according…
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