Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (April 1, 2020)

Location: Haiti Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince continues to work diligently to assist U.S. citizens in Haiti who wish to return to the United States during this time. There are currently no commercial flights from Haiti to the United States. U.S. citizens in Haiti who still wish to return to the United States can email PortauPrinceUSCitizen@state.gov. Your email …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 31, 2020) 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 31, 2020) Location: Haiti Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince continues to work diligently to assist U.S. citizens in Haiti who wish to return to the United States during this time. There are currently no commercial flights from Haiti to the United States. U.S. citizens in Haiti who still wish to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 30, 2020) 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 30, 2020) Location:  Haiti Event:  Effective March 19, U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince has suspended all non-emergency consular services.  You may reschedule for a later date when it becomes available in the online scheduling system:  https://evisaforms.state.gov/Instructions/ACSSchedulingSystem.asp . For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please visit our website for additional information  https://ht.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/ . You may also contact the American Citizen Services Unit …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 30, 2020) Location:  Haiti Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince continues to work diligently to assist U.S. citizens in Haiti who wish to return to the United States during this time. To aid these efforts, we have a created a new public facing mailbox in order to address your concerns.  …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 30, 2020) 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 30, 2020) Location: Haiti Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince continues to work diligently to assist U.S. citizens in Haiti who wish to return to the United States during this time. To aid these efforts, we have a created a new public facing mailbox in order to address your concerns. For …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 29, 2020) 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 29, 2020) Location:  Haiti Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Haiti continues to work closely with the State Department Repatriation Task Force to assist U.S. citizens who wish to depart Haiti, while observing the Haitian Government’s measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. This is a reminder that Eastern Airlines has been …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince

Location:  Haiti Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Haiti continues to work closely with the State Department Repatriation Task Force to assist U.S. citizens who wish to depart Haiti, while observing the Haitian Government’s measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. This is a reminder that Eastern Airlines has been authorized to operate a flight from Port …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 28, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 28, 2020) Location:  Haiti Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Haiti continues to work closely with the State Department Repatriation Task Force to assist U.S. citizens who wish to depart Haiti, while observing the Haitian Government’s measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. This is a reminder that Eastern Airlines has been …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 28, 2020) Location:  Haiti Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Haiti continues to work closely with the State Department Repatriation Task Force to assist U.S. citizens who wish to depart Haiti, while observing the Haitian Government’s measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. This is a reminder that Eastern Airlines has been …

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Message for U.S. Citizens (March 27, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 27, 2020) Location:  Haiti Event: The U.S. Embassy in Haiti continues to work closely with the State Department Repatriation Task Force to assist U.S. citizens who wish to depart Haiti, while observing the Haitian Government’s measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. Eastern Air has been authorized to operate a flight from …

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The United States is Leading the Humanitarian and Health Assistance Response to COVID-19

FACT SHEET March 27, 2020 The U.S. government is leading the world’s humanitarian and health assistance response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are mobilizing all necessary resources to respond rapidly, both at home and abroad.  As part of this comprehensive and generous U.S. response, the State Department and USAID are providing an initial investment of …

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Message for U.S. Citizens (March 26, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 26, 2020) Location:  Haiti Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Haiti continues to work closely with the State Department Repatriation Task Force to assist U.S. citizens who wish to depart Haiti, while observing the Haitian Government’s measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. American citizens who wish to return to the United …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 26, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 26, 2020) Location:  Delmas 95 Events:  Reports of burning vehicles. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 26, 2020) 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 26, 2020) Location:  Haiti Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Haiti continues to work closely with the State Department Repatriation Task Force to assist U.S. citizens who wish to depart Haiti, while observing the Haitian Government’s measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. JetBlue has been authorized to operate a limited …

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Repatriation Mailbox and Associated MASCOT Alert

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 25, 2020)  Location:  Haiti Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince continues to work diligently to assist U.S. citizens in Haiti who wish to return to the United States during this time. To aid these efforts, we have a created a new public facing mailbox in order to address your concerns.  …

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Message for U.S. Citizens (March 25, 2020)

Several hundred U.S. citizens were able to depart Haiti and return to the United States on commercial and direct charter flights with American and Eastern Airlines March 23 and 24. JetBlue and Eastern are authorized to operate flights from Port au Prince to the United States on 3/25 and 3/26. Complete information on schedules, pricing …

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Message for U.S. Citizens (March 24, 2020)

We understand the challenges that the rapidly evolving international response to the COVID-19 pandemic is causing U.S. citizens who are seeking to return to the United States. The U.S. Embassy in Haiti is working closely with the State Department Repatriation Task Force to assist U.S. citizens who wish to depart Haiti, while observing the Haitian Government’s …

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Message for U.S. Citizens (March 24, 2020)

The U.S. Embassy in Haiti continues to work closely with the State Department Repatriation Task Force to assist U.S. citizens who wish to depart Haiti, while observing the Haitian Government’s measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. Eastern Airlines (a private company) has the permission of the Haitian government to operate repatriation flights for American citizens …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (March 23, 2020) Location: Haiti Event: To assist U.S. citizens experiencing unexpected flight cancellations in Haiti, Eastern Airlines (a private company) has the permission of the Haitian government to operate direct charter commercial flights departing Haiti.  Passengers must book and be ticketed directly with the airline at  https://goeasternair.com/ . The U.S. Embassy in Haiti reminds …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 22, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince(March 22, 2020) Location: Haiti Event: We understand the challenges that the rapidly evolving international response to the COVID-19 pandemic is causing U.S. citizens who are seeking to return to the United States. The U.S. Embassy in Haiti is working closely with the State Department Repatriation Task Force to assist U.S. citizens …

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Message for U.S. Citizens (March 22, 2020)

We understand the challenges that the rapidly evolving international response to the COVID-19 pandemic is causing U.S. citizens who are seeking to return to the United States. The U.S. Embassy in Haiti is working closely with the State Department Repatriation Task Force to assist U.S. citizens who wish to depart Haiti, while observing the Haitian Government’s …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 19, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 19, 2020) Location: Haiti, Countrywide Event:   On March 19, President Jovenel Moïse announced two (2) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Haiti. The government of Haiti has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Schools, universities, vocational centers, and factories are closed until further notice; gatherings larger than 10 people have been banned. A curfew is in place from 8 p.m.-5 a.m. beginning at midnight on …

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Suspension of Commercial Flights in Haiti

The Department of State has no higher priority than the safety and security of U.S. citizens overseas.  The President of Haiti announced a number of measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Haiti, including that its borders, ports, and airports will be closed and commercial flights will be suspended starting at midnight March 20, 2020. …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory—Do Not Travel (March 19, 2020)

Global Level 4 Health Advisory—Do Not Travel (March 19, 2020) Location:  Global Events:   Level 4:  Do Not Travel The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 15, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 15, 2020) Location:  Haiti, countrywide. Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide. As of March 15, 2020, the Haiti Ministry of Health announced no confirmed cases …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 13, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 13, 2020) Location:  Canape Vert. Events:   Reports of an ongoing demonstration and roadblocks. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 12, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 12, 2020) Location:  Near the Ministry of Education Annex at Babiole, near Turgeau. Events:   Reports of heavy shootings. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 11, 2020)

Security Alert (CLARIFICATION):  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 11, 2020) Location:  Downtown Port-au-Prince, towards the Parliament and Office of the Prime Minister Events:  Reports of a possible protest march toward the Parliament and Office of the Prime Minister Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 11, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 11, 2020) Location: Bourdon, Canape Vert, Juvenat, and Petionville Events:  Reports of a possible protest march toward parliament and primature. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 10, 2020)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 10, 2020) Location:  Viaduct through Delmas Events:   Reports that members of the Haitian National Police who are calling for the creation of a union are marching from the Viaduct through Delmas and shooting in the air. Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 9, 2020) Location:  Haiti Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide. As of  March 9, 2020, the Haiti Ministry of Health announced no confirmed cases …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 9, 2020)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 9, 2020) Location: Delmas 48 to Delmas 105 Events: Reports of violent protest activity from Delmas 48 to Delmas 105. Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 9, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 9, 2020) Location:  Rte. de Delmas Events:  Reports of violent protest activity activity moving from Carrefour Aeroport up Route de Delmas.   Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; ·        Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and ·        If you encounter a …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 9, 2020)

CORRECTION:  Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 9, 2020) Location:  Downtown Port-au-Prince, Rue St. Honore, near the General Hospital. Events:   Reports of burning tires. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 6, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 6, 2020) Location:  Avenue Charles Sumner near the Ministry of Justice Events: Reports of burning tires and a demonstration on Avenue Charles Sumner, near the Ministry of Justice Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; ·        Do not attempt to drive through …

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Travel Advisory:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 5, 2020)

Travel Advisory:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 5, 2020) Do not travel to Haiti due to crime, civil unrest, and kidnapping. Country Summary: Violent crime, such as armed robbery and carjacking, is common. Kidnapping is widespread. Kidnappers may use sophisticated planning or take advantage of unplanned opportunities. Victims have included U.S. citizens.   Demonstrations, tire burning, and roadblocks …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 5, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 5, 2020) Location:  Rte. Nationale #1 and Carrefour Vincent Events:  A sound truck, accompanied by a group of demonstrators, is throwing rocks at passing motorists. The group is currently in the vicinity of Rte. Nationale #1 and Carrefour Vincent. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti ( March 4, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 4, 2020) Location:  Champs-de-Mars. Events:   Reports of burning barricades. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 28, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 28, 2020) Location:  Ave. Charles Sumner near the Ministry of Social Affairs Events:  Reports of an ongoing demonstration on Ave. Charles Sumner near the Ministry of Social Affairs. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 25, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 25, 2020)   Location:  Avenue Mais Gate near Ministry of Health and Red Cross   Events:   Rock throwing at vehicles by unknown individuals   Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 24, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 24, 2020) Location:  Rue Panamericaine towards Petionville Events:   Reports of a group of protesters on motorcycles riding now on Panamericaine towards Petionville Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 24, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 24, 2020) Location:  Marriott Hotel, Champs-de-Mars, Lalue, In front of DGI at Carrefour Tifour, Between Carrefour Fleuriot and Aristide’s residence. Events:   Burning tires and protestors Actions to take: Avoid the areas; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 24, 2020)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 24, 2020) Location:  Gerard Bataille Events:   Reports of a roadblock. Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 23, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 23, 2020) Location:  Petionville and throughout Port-au-Prince Events:  Due to reports of gunfire and burning tires, movements of U.S. Embassy personnel are restricted to home to work, between the two residential compounds, and to Belmart. Travel restrictions are effective immediately until 0500 hours tomorrow, February 24. Actions to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 23, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 23, 2020) Location:  Delma 48, 60, and 83. Events:  Reports of motorcyclists setting up roadblocks, pulling over vehicles and taking their keys. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 20, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 20, 2020) Location:  Petionville and Bourdon. Events:   Due to reports of possible protest activity today, U.S. Embassy personnel will not be permitted to travel to Petionville and Bourdon after 1500hrs today. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 20, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 20, 2020) Location:  Near the Haitian National Police Academy Events:   Reports of burning tires. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 19, 2020)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 19, 2020) Location: Delmas 60, Bourdon, Champs de Mars, Petitionville Events: Protest changed direction, now in Delmas 60, moving toward Bourdon and Champ de Mars. Situation is fluid. Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If you …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 19, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 19, 2020) Location:  The area near Delmas and Nazon. Events:   Reports of a group protesting, firing guns into the air, and marching toward Petionville. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 19, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 19, 2020) Location:  Delmas/Nazon Events:  Reports of a roadblock and trucks blocking the street in the areas of Delmas and Nazon. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 18, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 18, 2019) Location:  State University Law Campus, near Champ-de-Mars area Events:  Reports of an ongoing demonstration near the State University Law Campus, not far from the Champ-de-Mars area. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 17, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 17, 2020) Location:  Champs des Mars Events:  Reports of protest activity and that Carnival stands in the Champs des Mars have been intentionally set on fire. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10 2019) Location:  Bourdon Events:   Reports of approximately 50 individuals demonstrating peacefully, currently moving up Bourdon, heading towards the Primature at Musseau. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2020) Location:  Carradeux and Gerard Bataille near Service Métropolitain de Collecte des Residus Solides (SMCRS) Events: Burning Tires Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Primary Elections Season

The 2020 Election Season has begun – Register to Vote and Request Your Absentee Ballots at FVAP.gov now for the states below. The following states have elections in the next 90 days: P- Presidential Primary S- State Primary March 2020 – 30 Day Notice: March 3: Alabama (P, S); Arkansas (P, S); California (P); Colorado …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2020) Location:  Port-au-Prince Events:  A planned protest is scheduled to start at approximately 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 7, 2020. The protest route is: Place Dessalines (Champs de Mars), Rue Capois, Avenue John Brown (Lalue), Avenue Martin Luther King, Carrefour Aeroport, Autoroute de Delmas, Delmas 32, Bourdon, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Carnival Season 2020

Location:  Port-au-Prince, Jacmel, and throughout Haiti Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince informs U.S. citizens that carnival season has begun.  The official Carnival dates in Jacmel are February 15-16, and February 23-25, 2020, in Port-au-Prince.  However, many traditional festivities have already begun and will continue until the final day of Carnival. Official Carnival celebrations in …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 29, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 29, 2019) Location:  Road near Place St. Pierre. Events:   Reports of motorists being threatened while stuck in traffic near Place St. Pierre. The suspects are armed with rocks and demand that drivers hand over their valuables or risk having their windows smashed.   Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 27, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 27, 2020) Location:  Place St. Pierre  Events:  Reports of a crowd of approximately 100 people gathered near Place St. Pierre who are affecting traffic circulation. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Register to Vote!

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world!   Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to  FVAP.gov  to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, request …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 15, 2020)

Location:  Haiti, Port-au-Prince metropolitan area and countrywide. Events:  Violent crime is on the rise in Port-au-Prince.  The U.S. Embassy continues to receive reports of armed robberies, carjackings, and kidnappings involving employees and family members of Embassy staff, the staff of other embassies, and private American citizens. Embassy staff were made aware of two incidents during …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 13, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 13, 2020) Location:  Main entrance to Canne-a-Sucre Park Events:  Group of demonstrators in front of the main entrance to Canne-a-Sucre Park. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 13, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 13, 2020) Location:  Near Carrefour Rita Events:  Reports of a group of protesters traveling towards the U.S. Embassy from Carrefour Rita. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 8, 2020)

Location:  Haiti. Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions. There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert in …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 06, 2019)

Location:  Tabarre, in the vicinity Belmart. Events:  Reports of burning tires on Blvd 15 Octobre, in the vicinity of Belmart. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 06, 2019)

Location:  Port-au-Prince, in the vicinity of the airport.Events:  Reports of an approximately 250 person protest near the Toussaint Louverture International airport heading toward the U.S. Embassy. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 6, 2019)

Location:  Haiti, countrywide.Events:  The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince wishes you a safe and enjoyable holiday season! During the holiday season, crime often rises, particularly in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area.  This include requests for bribes, armed robberies, street robberies, house burglaries, kidnappings, and armed clashes between gangs.  Travelers are sometimes targeted, followed, attacked and robbed shortly …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 6, 2019)

Location:  U.S. Embassy Events:  There is ongoing protest activity outside of the Embassy. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tabarre 41, …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 5, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 5, 2019) Location:  Petionville, Carrefour Peyan (Delmas 18), Solino, Champ de Mars, Croix des Bouquets, Carrefour Marassa, and in front of the U.S. Embassy. Events:  There are planned protests on December 5th and 6th, whose protest routes include the U.S. Embassy.  Both protests have been advertised on social …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 30, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 30, 2019) Location:  Petionville. Events:   There is an ongoing peaceful demonstration. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.   Assistance: U.S. Embassy …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 29, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 29, 2019) Location:  U.S. Embassy Events:  There is a protest and burning tires adjacent to the U.S. Embassy. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 29, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 29, 2019) Location:  U.S. Embassy Events:  There is a protest at the Embassy. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.  Assistance: …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 28, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 28, 2019) Location:  U.S. Embassy Events:  The Haitian National Police (HNP) has deployed tear gas at the protest in front of the Embassy. Actions to take:   ·        Avoid the area;   ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;   ·        Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 28, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 28, 2019) Location:  U.S. Embassy Events:  There is a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy. Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; ·        Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and ·        If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 25, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 25, 2019) Location:  U.S. Embassy, Coca-Cola, and Union School in Port-au-Prince. Events:   During an interview on a privately owned radio station, an individual made a threat against the U.S. Embassy, Union School and La Couronne (Coca-Cola). Haitian National Police have provided increased security for Union School and La Couronne. Actions …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 20, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 20, 2019) Location:  Blvd 15 October in the vicinity of Belmart Events:  Reports of protesters walking along Blvd 15 October, near Belmart. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2019) Location:  U.S. Embassy Events:  There is a small protest taking place in front of the Embassy.  Embassy staff is prohibited from leaving the premises. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2019) Location:  Champ des Mars Events:  Reports of a protest in the Champ des Mars area, near the French Embassy. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 14, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 14, 2019)  Location:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince Events:  There is a peaceful demonstration going on in front of the Embassy. No one may travel off the Embassy compound at this time. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 14, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 14, 2019)  Location:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince Events:  There is a peaceful demonstration going on in front of the Embassy. No one may travel off the Embassy compound at this time. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 14, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 14, 2019) Location:  Main Entrance of Canne a Sucre (on Blvd. 15 Octobre) Events:  Reports of a demonstration near the main entrance of Canne a Sucre (on Blvd 15 Octobre) Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 12, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 12, 2019) Location: near Aristide’s residence Events: Reports of manned barricades with individuals throwing rocks at vehicles passing on the road near Aristide’s residence. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 12, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 12, 2019)   Location: Blvd 15 Octobre, near Total gas station. Events: Reports of burning tires on Blvd 15 Octobre, near Total gas station. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 12, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 12, 2019) Location:  Boulevard 15 Octobre near Total Gas Station. Events:  Reports of individuals throwing rocks on Boulevard 15 Octobre near Total Gas Station.  Also reports of a chain blocking the road in the same area. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 12, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 12, 2019) Location:  Boulevard 15 Octobre at multiple points. Events:  Roadblocks at Torcel, barricades in front of Aristide residence to Carrefour Fleuriot, and rock throwing at Carrefour Fleuriot. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 11, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 11, 2019) Location: Boulevard 15 Octubre near the Sol gas station past Sun Auto. Events: Individuals throwing rocks at vehicles. Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 11, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 11, 2019) Location: 1) Lalue and Poste Marchand, and 2) Blvd Toussaint Louverture in front of Haytrac Events: 1) Reports of burning barricades at Lalue and Poste Marchand; and 2) Individuals with long rifles and rocks in front of Haytrac on Blvd Toussaint Louverture Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 11, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 11, 2019) Location: Boulevard 15 Octubre near Belmart. Events: Reports of burning tires. Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance:  U.S. Embassy …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 11, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 11, 2019)   Location: Simon Pele and Blvd Toussaint Louverture, and Blvd 15 Octobre, near Torcel.   Events: Reports of individuals throwing rocks at vehicles at Simon Pele and Blvd Toussaint Louverture. A vehicle is blocking the road on Blvd 15 Octobre, near Torcel.   Actions to take: Avoid the …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 10, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 10, 2019) Location: Boulevard 15 Octubre in front of the U.S. Embassy. Events: A small peaceful protest. U.S. Embassy staff are instructed not to travel outside the residential compounds until the protest disperses. Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 10, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 10, 2019): Protest March update #1 Location: Route de Frere. Events: A group of protesters is marching down Route de Frère to a union workers’ office. Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If you encounter …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 10, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 10, 2019 Location:  Boulevard 15 Octubre near Carrefour Fleuriot and Aristide residence. Events:  Reports of burning tires. Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area;   ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;   ·        Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and   ·        If you …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 10, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 10, 2019) Location: Route between Marriott Hotel and Hautumn National Police headquarters in Petionville. Events: Opposition groups have announced plans for a demonstration in Petionville on Sunday, November 10, 2019. The announced route is from the area near the Marriott Hitel to the Haitian NArizona’s Police headquarters in Petionville. Actions to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 6, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 6, 2019)   Location:  Near SONAPI, heading in the direction of Cite Soleil   Events:  Reports of a group of protestors in the vicinity of SONAPI (National Society of Industrial Parks), heading toward Cite Soleil. Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 4, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 4, 2019) Location:  Boulevard 15 Octobre near Total Gas Station. Events:   Reports of burning tires. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 4, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 4, 2019) Location:  Boulevard 15 Octobre near OAVTC. Events:   Reports of burning tires and barricades. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 4, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 4, 2019) Location:  Torcel and Mais Gate Road. Events:   Reports of unpassable roadblocks. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 31, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 31, 2019)   Location:  Carrefour Fleuriot.   Events:   Reports of barricades and rock throwing.   Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 27, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 27, 2019)   Location:  Port-au-Prince and throughout Haiti.   Events:  Local media have announced protests in Port-au-Prince and throughout the country for October 28, 29, and 30th.  Personal travel for U.S. Embassy personnel is limited to home to work and between the two residential compounds. Consular services will be limited to emergency services for American …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 25, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 25, 2019)   Location: Petionville and Pelerin 5 Events: Reports of a violent demonstration in Petionville and an armed group in Pelerin 5, converging on the President’s residence. Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; ·        Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and ·        If you …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 23, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 23, 2019) Location:  In front of the gates of the National Society of Industrial Parks (SONAPI). Events:   A violent group of approximately 200 people has set fire to the front gates of SONAPI and is also throwing rocks at passing motorists. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 23, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 23, 2019) Location:  Reports of protest activity near Carrefour Airport, Petion-ville (near Place Boyer), Rue Panamericaine, and Nazon Events: A group of demonstrators has set up burning barricades at the Overpass intersection of Carrefour Aeroport A group of approximately 30 demonstrators marching around Petionville, near Place Boyer A …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 18, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 18, 2019) Location:  Tabarre in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy Events:  Possible protest in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 10, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 10, 2019)   Location:  Port-au-Prince and throughout Haiti.   Events:   The opposition has announced in local media plans for protest demonstrations during the period October 11 through 17, including in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy on Monday, October 14 and Tuesday, October 15. During this period, movements of U.S. …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 9, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 09, 2019) Location:  Petionville, near St. Jean Bosco church Events:  Reports of burning tires near St. Jean Bosco church in Petionville Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 9, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 9, 2019) Location:  Petion-Ville, near Place St. Pierre and Avenue John Brown Events: Reports of a group of violent demonstrators throwing rocks and bottles at motorists in Petion-Ville, near Place St Pierre and of a large group of motorcyclists near Avenue John Brown possibly heading for PV. Actions to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 4, 2019)

Location:  Tabarre, in close proximity of the U.S. Embassy Events: Due to protest activity in close proximity to the embassy, all employees are instructed not to leave the mission compound until further notice. Employees currently at residential compounds should remain in place. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 3, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 3, 2019) Location:  U.N. Headquarters near the Toussaint Louverture Airport in Port au Prince, elsewhere in the capital, and in other locations throughout Haiti   Events: As has been publicly announced in local media, opposition protesters plan to gather at the U.N. headquarters in Port-au-Prince, near the airport on …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince Events: Due to an impending demonstration outside the Embassy, all personnel are required to stay inside the Embassy compound until further notice. No movement between residential compounds is authorized at this time. Actions to take: Review your personal security plans; Monitor local media for updates; Notify friends and family of your safety; …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location:  Port-au-Prince and throughout Haiti. Events:   Due to ongoing protests, road blocks and other violent incidents, movements of U.S. Embassy personnel continue to be restricted to home to work, between the two residential U.S. Embassy compounds and the Chancery, as well as mission critical travel to the airport. Actions to take: Review your personal security plans; Monitor …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The Consular Section remains open for emergency American Citizen Services (ACS) only. If you have an appointment on September 26 or 27, for a  routine U.S. citizen service , please reschedule your appointment  online . If you have urgent travel, please contact  American Citizen Services  to request an emergency appointment. If you have a nonimmigrant visa appointment on September 26 or 27, please  reschedule your appointment

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 25, 2019) Location:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince The Consular Section remains open for emergency American Citizen Services (ACS) only. If you have an appointment on September 26 or 27, for a  routine U.S. citizen service , please reschedule your appointment  online . If you have urgent travel, please contact  American Citizen Services  to request an emergency …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 25, 2019) Location: Near OAVCT at the Vivy Mitchell shortcut. Events: Reports of burning tires and rock throwing near OAVCT at the Vivy Mitchell shortcut Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Caradeux Events: Reports of burning tires in the vicinity of Caradeux (a few meters after the shortcut to Vivy Mitchel), close to the National Gas Station. Actions to take:  Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Between Delmas 48 and Delmas 60 Events: Reports of burning tires between Delmas 48 and Delmas 60. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 24, 2019)

Location:  Blvd 15 Octobre at Torcell, near Parc du Souvenir Events:  Reports that Blvd 15 Octobre is blocked by large stones and burning tires at Torcell, near Parc du Souvenir. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location:  BLVD Octobre 15 near Belmart Events: RSO received reports that BLVD Octobre 15 near Belmart is completely blocked and rocks are being thrown at vehicles that try to approach the barricades. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 23, 2019)

Location: Gerald Bataille  Events: Reports of burning tires at Gerald Bataille Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; ·        Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and ·         If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: ·         U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tabarre 41, Route de Tabarre Emergencies: …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 17, 2019)

Location:  Vivy Mitchell Shortcut near OAVTC Events:  RSO has received reports of burning tires on the Vivy Mitchell Shortcut near OAVTC. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location:  Intersection of Gerald Bataille (toward Carrefour Ritha)  Events:  Reports of burning tires at the intersection of Gerald Bataille, toward Carrefour Ritha.  Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 17, 2019) Location: Near Carrefour Fleuriot. Events: Reports of burning tires near Carrefour Fleuriot. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 16, 2019)

Location:  Canape Vert road Events: A group of young men on foot and motorbikes have set up a barricade and are blocking traffic with a heavy metal chain on Canape Vert road near the entrance of Karibe hotel. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 16, 2019)

Location:  Versailles Shortcut Events:  Burning tires in the area of the Versailles shortcut coming from Torcel, leading to Belvil and Vivy Mitchell. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 16, 2019)

Location:  Several areas of Port-au-Prince including Nazon, Christ-Roi, Delmas 30, Delmas 32, Delmas 75, Carrefour Airport, Bourdon, and Lalue. Events: Reports of burning tires throughout several areas of Port-au-Prince including Nazon, Christ-Roi, Delmas 30, Delmas 32, Delmas 75, Carrefour Airport, Bourdon, and Lalue.  Demonstrations and barricades are expected throughout the rest of the day and through September 18. …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 15, 2019) Location:  Petionville and throughout Haiti Events:  Ongoing and planned widespread civil disturbances, particularly in the Petionville area.  All U.S. embassy staff has been directed to restrict non-essential travel. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 15, 2019)

Location:  In front of the Oasis Hotel. Events:  Reports of burning tires and a roadblock. Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; ·        Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and ·        If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.    Assistance: ·        U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location:  Between Gerald Bataille and Carrefour Rita Events:  Reports of burning tires and a roadblock between Gerald Bataille and Carrefour Rita near a gas station. Protesters are throwing rocks at vehicles. Please avoid the area. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Route de Freres, in front of gas station at Delmas 95 and between DASH and Delmas 83 Events: Burning tires at the gas station near Delmas 95; and People throwing bottles and rocks at vehicles between DASH and Delmas 83 Actions to take:  Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Petionville near the intersection of Metellus and Louverture Events:  Reports of shooting in Petionville, near the intersection of Metellus and Louverture. HNP activity is ongoing. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location:  Champs de Mars Events:  Reports of burning tires and roadblocks in Champs de Mars. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location:  Boulevard 15 Octubre near Sun Auto. Events:  Burning tires. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tabarre 41, Route de Tabarre …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 3, 2019) Location: Blvd 15 Octobre at Torcelle and throughout Port-au-Prince Events: There are specific reports of a roadblock at Blvd 15 Octobre in the area of Torcelle. Additionally, there is continuing protest activity throughout the city. The Haitian National Police is present and responding. U.S. Embassy personnel have …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 3, 2019)

Location:  Rte Freres and Delmas 95 Events:  Reports of burning tires in the vicinity of Rte Freres and Delmas 95. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 2, 2019) Location: Carrefour Airport, Blvd 15 Octobre (near HNP Academy), Martissant, Gressier and Leogane   Events:  Rock throwing at Carrefour Airport, roadblock on Blvd. 15 Octobre (near HNP Academy), reports of shooting in Martissant, and a roadblock between Gressier and Leogane.  Actions to take: Continue to avoid non-essential travel  …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 2, 2019) Location:  Port-au-Prince Events:  Due to ongoing demonstrations and protest activity in various parts of Port-au-Prince, U.S. Embassy personnel have been instructed to avoid all non-essential travel until further notice.  Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 02, 2019)

Location:  See below Events: RSO has received information of violent protest activity in Petionville and Champs de Mars near gasoline stations.  Burning tires, barricades, and rock throwing have been reported around: Gathering on Blvd. Toussaint Louverture in DHL area. Blockade and burning tires on Turgeau Roadblock at Canapé-Vert. Roadblock at different spot on Avenue Martin Luther …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 02, 2019)

Location:  Intersection of Avenue John Brown and Avenue Martin Luther King Events:  RSO has received reports of burning tires at the intersection of Avenue John Brown and Avenue Martin Luther King.  Please avoid the area. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 02, 2019)

Location:  Pelerin 2 and 4 Events:  RSO has received reports of rock throwing at Pelerin 2 and 4.  Please avoid these areas at this time. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 02, 2019)

Location:  Turgeau, the overpass at the intersection of Delmas and Nazon (Carrefour Aeroport), and Juvenaut. Events:  RSO has received reports of burning tires and roadblocks of Turgeau, the overpass at the intersection of Delmas and Nazon (Carrefour Aeroport), and Juvenaut. Please avoid these areas at this time. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 02, 2019)

Location:  Delmas 105 in Petionville  Events:  RSO has received reports of burning tires at Delmas 105 in Petionville.  Please avoid the area.  Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; ·        Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and ·        If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 02, 2019)

Location:  Delmas 40B and Rte de Delmas Events: Reports of rocks being thrown at Delmas 40B and Rte de Delmas Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; ·        Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and ·        If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 02, 2019)

Location:  Rue Metelus in Petionville and Rte. National 2 (in the areas of Gressier, Leogane, and Petit Goave).   Events:  Reports of burning tires on Rue Metelus in Petionville. Rte National 2 is also blocked in the areas of Gressier, Leogane, and Petit Goave.   Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 31, 2019) Location: Avenues John Brown and Martin Luther King Events:  Reports of burning tires at the intersection of Avenue John Brown and Avenue Martin Luther King.  Actions to take: Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 30, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September XX, 2019) Location:  Rue 15 Octubre Events:  Heavy traffic due to lines at the gas station. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 30, 2019)

Location: Bois Verna Events: Reports of burning barricades and an ongoing demonstration in the area of Bois Verna. Actions to take: Avoid the areas; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Social Security and other Federal Benefits– Port-au-Prince, September 17-18, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince is pleased to announce that Representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit will visit Port-au-Prince to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security and other federal benefits. We remind you that beneficiaries residing in Haiti must complete their annual report to the Social Security Administration …

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Corrected Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 13, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 13, 2019) Location: In front of the U.S. Embassy, Events:  There are reports that groups have called for demonstrations culminating in front of the Embassy on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.  There is no announced start time for the demonstrations, however, recent similar demonstrations typically began at midday.  A protest …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 25, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 25, 2019) Location: UN Logbase, Clercine 8 Events:  There are ongoing demonstrations near the UN Logbase. Please avoid the area at this time. Actions to take: Avoid the areas; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 25, 2019)

Location: UN Logbase, Clercine 8 Events: There are ongoing demonstrations near the UN Logbase. Please avoid the area at this time. Actions to take: Avoid the areas; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 15, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 15, 2019) Location: Carradeux Events:  Reports of roadblocks and burning tires in Carradeux being placed by SMGRS workers. Please avoid the area at this time. Actions to take:  Avoid the areas;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 15, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 15, 2019) Location: Carradeux Events:  Reports of roadblocks and burning tires in Carradeux being placed by SMGRS workers. Please avoid the area at this time. Actions to take:  Avoid the areas;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 6, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 6, 2019) Location: Sacre Couer church in TURGEAU. Petionville is currently calm/clear. Events:  Reports of protest activities, including roadblocks and burning tires.  Actions to take: Avoid the areas; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 3, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 3, 2019) Location: Ave. Christophe near FOKAL Events:  Reports of demonstrators setting up barricades on Ave. Christophe near FOKAL. Please avoid the area at this time. Actions to take: Avoid the areas; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 3, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 3, 2019) Location: Bois Patate near the Marriott Events: Reports of burning tires in the area of Bois Patate, near the Marriott. Please avoid the area at this time. Actions to take:  Avoid the areas;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; …

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Message for U.S.: Citizens U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 28, 2019)

U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Renew Your Passport Now For Summer 2019 Travel Check your U.S. passport expiration date now to make sure you’re all set for summer travel!   See information about required forms, documents and fees at https://ht.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/ .   To make an appointment, please visit  https://evisaforms.state.gov/Instructions/ACSSchedulingSystem.asp .   Assistance:   U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 28, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 28, 2019) Location: Petionville Events:  Fête Saint Pierre will be celebrated in Petionville this weekend (usually starting around 1630 on Saturday and ending at 0200hrs on Sunday morning), drawing thousands of people to Place Saint Pierre.  Though the event is generally peaceful, it is often plagued with increased crime …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 24, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 24, 2019) Location: Various areas within Port au Prince Events:   Reports of violent protests activity in the Champ des Mars area near the palace. Protesters are throwing rocks at schools and clashing with police. Other protesters are throwing rock at vehicles from the overpass of Rt de Delmas and …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 23, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 23, 2019) Location: Belvile Events:   Reports of demonstration activity in Belvile moving along Blvd 15 October. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 23, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 23, 2019) Location: Metro Port au Prince area Events:  There is still ongoing protest activity within the Metro Port au Prince area. The demonstrators are currently in the Delmas 32 area burning barricades and smashing windows. Also, burning tires in the area of Sans Fil , and ongoing demonstration at Carrefour de l’Aéroport. …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 23, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 23, 2019) Location: Various areas within Port au Prince Events:  There are calls for demonstrations by some opposition parties this Sunday, 23 June 2019 in Port-au-Prince along the following routes; from Place Dessalines to Champ de Mars, Carrefour Aeroport, Main Delmas, Petionville, Bourdon, Lalue, Avenue Christophe and the National Palace. Actions to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 16, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 16, 2019) Location:  Petionville Events:  Reports of groups of demonstrators and motorcyclists smashing the windows of vehicles around Petionville. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 16, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 16, 2019)   Location:  Delmas 32   Events:  Protest activity. HNP on site preventing the group from moving towards Petionville.   Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 14, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 14, 2019) Location: Nazon Events: Reports of rocks being thrown by protesters Actions to Take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 14, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 14, 2019) Locations: Sainte Therese Church in Petionville Champ de Mars area Airport road   Events:  The funeral for the HNP Inspector killed on May 26 is scheduled to be held on June 14 at Sainte Therese church in Petionville at 0630hrs. The possibility for protests after …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 13, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 13, 2019)   Location:  Port-au-Prince Thomassin 32 Route de Freres near Sogebank Lower Delmas   Regions Les Cayes at La Savane Gonaives in fron of L’Universite de Droits   Events:  Roadblocks   Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 13, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 13, 2019) Location: Delmas 33 Events: Reports of a large crowd and rocks being thrown at vehicles Actions to Take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 13, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 13, 2019) Location:  Port-au-Prince Thomassin 32 Route de Freres near Sogebank Lower Delmas Regions Les Cayes at La Savane Gonaives in fron of L’Universite de Droits Events:  Roadblocks Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; ·        Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; …

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Haiti Travel advisory: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2019)

Haiti Travel Advisory June 11, 2019 Level 3: Reconsider Travel Reconsider travel to Haiti due to crime, civilunrest, and kidnapping. Protests, tire burning, and road blockages are frequent and unpredictable. Violent crime, such as armed robbery, is common, and incidents of kidnapping have occurred. Local police may lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents, and …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2019) Location: Petionville courthouse near main market place and St Jean Bosco Catholic Church Events:  Reports of protestors throwing rocks. Haitian Nation Police is responding. Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019)   Location:  Boulevard 15 Octubre near Belmart   Events:  Burning tires.   Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.   …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019) Additional security issues: Location:  Delmas 31 Events:  Violent crowds Location:  Blvd. 15 Octobre between Sun Auto and Belmart Events:  Burning tires Outside of Port au Prince: Location:  Rue Des Dattes in Gonaives (Artibonite Department) Events:  Roadblock Location:  Downtown Jacmel (South-east Department) Events:  Demonstration Location:  Islet bridge on National Road #2 (South Department) Events:  Roadblock Location:  Faugasse on …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019) Location:  Intersection of Main Delmas and Delmas 31 Events:  Rocks thrown and crowd gathering Location:  Blvd. Octobre 15 in the area of Aristide’s residence.   Events:  Burning tires     Location:  Champs-de-Mars Events:  Crowd gathering (approximately 200)   Location:  Delmas 60 and 62 Events:  Shooting   Location:  Main Delmas in Casami area Events:  Rock throwing   …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019)

Security Update #2:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019) Location:  Carrefour Airport Events:  Crowd gathering and rock throwing Location:  Main Delmas Casami area Events:  Rock throwing Location:  Delmas 60 and 62 Events:  Shooting These security issues are still ongoing: Location:  Delmas 95 Events:  Rock throwing Location:  Delmas 2 Events:  Burning tires Location:  Croix-des-Missions Events:  …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019) Location:  Delmas 95 Events:  Rock throwing   Location:  Delmas 2 Events:  Burning tires   Location:  Croix-des-Missions Events:  Roadblock and rock throwing.   Location:  Route 1 at Carrefour Drouillard Events:  Roadblock   Location:  Delmas 18, Carrefour Pean Events:  Rock throwing and burning tires   Location:  Carradeux leading …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019) Location: Carradeux Crossroad between Canne a Sucre Park and Total gas station. Events: Reports that there is a burning barricade Actions to Take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 09, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 9, 2019) Events/Location:  The planned demonstration scheduled for today is ongoing but it appears to be winding down and in reduced numbers. There is still some protest activity in Petionville and the Champ des Mars area. Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 07, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 7, 2019) Location:  Champ-de-Mars area. Events:  Reports of Haiti State University ethnology students are demonstrating.   Location:  Route de Kenscoff at Pelerin 9. Events:  Reports that a group of individuals is burning tires and putting rocks in the road.   Location:  Avenue Martin Luther King (Nazon) near the old ComCel …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 07, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 07, 2019) Location: Various areas within Port au Prince Events: There is a protest planned for Sunday June 9, 2019.  Start time is unknown. The route will start at Carrefour Aeroport (overpass)-Main Delmas towards Pétion-Ville (Panamericaine)-go down on Bourdon-Lalue (Ave John Brown) to finish at Place Constitution (Champs de …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 07, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 07, 2019) Location:  Near the Ministry of Planning on Bourdon Road. Events:  Reports of burning tires and road blocks Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around …

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Hurricane Season Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 4, 2019)

Hurricane Season Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 4, 2019) Location: Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico. Event: Hurricane Season in the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, and theGulf of Mexico began June 1 and ends on November 30, 2019, though most tropical cyclones typically develop between May and October. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 03, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 03, 2019) Location: Downtown Port au Prince. Avenue Christophe near the INAGHEI University Campus. Events: Reports of an ongoing demonstration in downtown Port-au-Prince. There are burning barricades on Ave. Christophe near the INAGHEI University Campus. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 1, 2019) Location: Calls for protests to start at 9:30 a.m. at Natcom and proceed to Bourdon, Delmas 40B, autoroute Delmas, Carrefour airport, Nazon Lalu, Avenue Christophe. Events: Calls for protests circulation on social media. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 31, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 31, 2019) Location:  Delmas 83 at the intersection of  Route de Delmas. Events:  Reports of burning barricades. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 30, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 30, 2019) Location:  Port-au-Prince in the areas of Boulevard Jean Jacque Dessaline and Boulevard Harry Truman in front of the Parliament. Events:  Protest activity, burning tires, and rock throwing. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 29, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 29, 2019) Location:  Rue Lambert in Petion-Ville. Events:   Demonstration. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 28, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 28, 2019) Location:  In the area of Gressier, between Carrefour and Leogane. Events:   Students demonstrators have set up barricades on Route National 2 disrupting traffic in both directions. Location:  Jacmel. Events:   Public transportation union members have blocked the bridge leading in and out of the city. Actions to take: …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 28, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 28, 2019) Location: Avenue Martin Luther King in the area of Nazon. Events:   Protest Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 28, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 28, 2019) Location: Lalue Events: An ongoing demonstration on Lalue, heading towards the downtown Port-au-Prince area Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019) Location:  Canape Vert and Juvenat Events:   Burning barricades Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 27, 2019 Location: Canape Vert moving towards Petion-ville Events:   Demonstration Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019) Location:  Delmas 2. Events:   Rock throwing. Actions to take: Continue to avoid the areas of Delmas 2, Juvenat/Petionville, Champs de Mars, and Tabarre Bridge into Croix de Bouquets; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019) Location:  Champs de Mars on Impasse Ambroise Events:   Demonstration with rocks being thrown. Location:  Tabarre Bridge going unto Croix de Bouquets Events:   Tires burning and rocks being thrown. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019) Location:        Canape Vert heading toward Petionville Events:   Demonstration Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.   Assistance: …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 27, 2019 Location: Canape Vert moving towards Petionville   Events:   Demonstration   Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.   Assistance: …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019) Location: Area of Juvenat in Petionville Events:   Roadblocks   Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.   Assistance:  U.S. …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 26, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 26, 2019) Location: Petionville/Juvenat near the St. Therese Church. Events:   A demonstration and burning barricades. Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 26, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 26, 2019)   Location: Champs de Mars   Events:   Peaceful Demonstration   Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.   Assistance: U.S. …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 24, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 24, 2019) Location:  Route de Delmas in front of the Ministry of Education Annex, blocking the intersection of Delmas 33 and Delmas 32. Events:   Ongoing peaceful demonstration blocking traffic. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 22, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 22, 2019) Location: Blvd. La Saline. Events:   Reports of heavy gunfire. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 22, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 22, 2019) Location: National Route 1 at Poteaux in Gonaives. Events:   Reports of roadblocks and protest activity. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 19, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 19, 2019) Location:  Route National 1, at Canaan. Event:   Roadblock. Location:  Route 9 near the Olympic training area. Event:   Shootings and burning tires.     Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; ·        Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and ·        If you encounter a roadblock, …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 18, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 18, 2019) Location: Avenue MLK and Avenue John Brown in Port-au-Prince Events:   The Embassy received reports of about 500 violent protestors heading south on Avenue MLK. They are expected to head west on Avenue John Brown. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 17, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 17, 2019) Location: Champ-de-Mars Rue Capois, Ave. John Brown (Lalue) Rue Lamarre Sans-Fil Carrefour Pean Saint Jean Bosco Church located on Blvd. Jean-Jacques Dessalines (Grand Rue) Blvd. La Saline Delmas 18 Rte. de Delmas Overpass Intersection of Carrefour Aeroport (Rte. de Delmas & Nazon & Rte. Aéroport) Blvd. …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 17, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 17, 2019) Location: Gonaives – Villard on National Road #1 between Gonaives and St Marc (Artibonite Department) Events:   Reports of a roadblock with the potential to get violent Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through …

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OPIC ACTING PRESIDENT AND CEO TO LEAD DELEGATION TO THE CARIBBEAN

Washington, D.C. – Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, Acting President and Chief Executive Officer David Bohigian will travel to the Bahamas, Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and St. Lucia from May 19 – 22. Mr. Bohigian is leading a high-level OPIC delegation to the Caribbean to explore investment opportunities in energy …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 15, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 15, 2019) Location: Boulevard 15 Octobre near Ed One, past Belmart. Events:   Individuals shooting and throwing stones. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 15, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 15, 2019) Location: Gonaives. Events:   Ongoing demonstration. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tabarre …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 14, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 14, 2019) Location: Near the overpass intersection of Route de Delmas and Boulevard Martin Luther King.  The demonstrators are expected to march on Nazon, Lalue, and Champ-de-Mars. Events:   Ongoing demonstration. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 10, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 10, 2019) Location: In front of Parliament. Events:   Reports of an ongoing violent demonstration. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 9, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 9, 2019) Location: National Route 1 in the vicinity of St. Marc at the entrance to Freycineau Events:   The road is blocked due to residents demanding  that the road be paved. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 6, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 6, 2019) Location: Route 1 near Saint Marc Events:   Road block at which onlookers are throwing bottles and stones at vehicles. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 3, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 3, 2019) Location: U.S. Embassy, Port au Prince. Events: The security situation near the Embassy has been resolved, and shelter in place is no longer in effect for the Embassy compound. Actions to Take: Normal precautions. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information ·        Enroll in the  …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 3, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 3, 2019) Location: U.S. Embassy, Port au Prince. Events: Due to a security situation near the Embassy, shelter in place is in effect for the Embassy compound. Actions to Take: If you are traveling to the Embassy, find a safe area to shelter in place. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 29, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 29, 2019) Location: U.S. Embassy, Port au Prince Events: Gunfire coming from the rear entrance to the Embassy.  Shelter in place is in effect for the Embassy compound. Actions to Take: If you are traveling to the Embassy, find a safe area to shelter in place. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 26, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 26, 2019) Location:  Avenue Christophe in front of La Cour Superieur des Comptes Events: Burning tires and an ongoing demonstration Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program 

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 24, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 24, 2019) Location: Rute de Freres/Delmas105 Events:   Reports of burning tires. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 24, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 24, 2019) Location: Numerous locations on the road from Port au Prince to Jacmel, on the East side of Jacmel heading towards Kay Jacmel.  There are currently no issues reported on the road between Jacmel and Leogane. Daspinosse on Route National 3, near the vicinity of Croix …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 24, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 24, 2019) Location: Numerous locations on the road from Port au Prince to Jacmel Daspinosse on Route National 3, near the vicinity of Croix de Bouquets Events:  Reports of Barricades on numerous locations on the road from Port au Prince to Jacmel Large dumps of sand on …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 16, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 16, 2019) Location: Area of John Brown and Christ Roi Events: Reports of burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program 

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 15, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 15, 2019) Location: Near Bernard Mevs Hospital and Haytrac Events: Reports of burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program 

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 12, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 12, 2019) Location:    Blvd 15 Octobre near Parc du Souvenir Events:   Reports of gunshots Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: …

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Travel Advisory: Reissued with updates to the Risk Indicators (April 11, 2019)

Haiti – Level 4: Do Not Travel; C, U, K Do not travel to Haiti due to crime, civil unrest, and kidnapping. There is an ongoing risk of widespread, violent, and unpredictable demonstrations in Port-au-Prince and elsewhere in Haiti.  Due to these demonstrations, on February 14, 2019, the Department of State ordered the departure of all non-emergency …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 10, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 10, 2019) Location: Route National 9 in Port-au-Prince. Events:   Reports of protests. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 9, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 09, 2019) Location: Bourdon area at Ave. John Brown and Rue Christ-Roi Events: Reports of burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 4, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 04, 2019) Location: Along Rte 1, North of St Marc getting close to Marchand Dessalines Events: Road blocks Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance:   U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747  or  202-501-4444   Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 4, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 04, 2019) Location: The Juvenat area of Petion-Ville in front of a Ministry of Education Annexe (located between the entrance to Juvenat and the St Therese Church in Petion-Ville) Events: An ongoing demonstration and stones being thrown at vehicles in the area Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 4, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 04, 2019) Location: Near the Vivy Mitchel HNP Commissariat Events: Heavy traffic because of dead body in the roadway Actions to Take: Please use caution and consider using an alternative route Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 30, 2018)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 30, 2019) Location:  At the shortcut of Kingdom Hotel (West Department). Event: Reports of a shooting. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 29, 2018)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 29, 2019) Location:  Delmas 40 B near the French Lycee. Events: Landslide.    Locations: Avenue Maïs Gaté in the area of Carradeux. Avenue Marcadieu, Delmas 40 B by the Catholic school towards Bourdon. Event:  Roadblock. Location:  Oswald Durand and Rue St. Honoré intersection. Event:  Burning tires. Location:  Delmas 32 in the area of Delimary. …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 29, 2018)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 29, 2019) Location:  Petionville, passing by neighborhood Roche. Events: Demonstration with about 250 people. Location:  Avenue Maïs Gaté in the area of Carradeux. Event:  Roadblock   Location:  Rue Marcadieu at Delmas 40 B by the Catholic School towards Bourdon. Event:  Broken road.   Location:  Oswald Durand and Rue …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 29, 2018)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 29, 2019) Location: Gerad Bataille at Caradeux Events:   Road blocked with rocks and a trash container. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018) Location: Carradeux Road Events: Carradeux Road is closed near Gerald Bataille due to burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018) Location: Saint Marc (Artibonite Department) Events: Burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2019) Location:  Avenue Christophe area of INAGHEI. Events:   Reports of tires in the road and roadblocks. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2019) Location: Mais gate area near the airport. Events:   Reports of active road blocks. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018) Location: Rue Carradeux Events: Roadblock Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 27, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 27, 2019) Location: Boutin neighborhood of Croix de Bouquet Events:  On March 27, at approximately 1130 hours, a third-country diplomat accredited to Haiti was with a group visiting the Boutin neighborhood of Croix des Bouquets. Unknown groups had been firing upon Haitian National Police (HNP) patrols in the area. …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 26, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 26, 2018) Location: Carradeux Events: Roadblocks Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 25, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 25, 2018) Locations: Canapé Vert Near Aristide University. Events: Reports of roadblocks Actions to Take: Avoid the areas. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 25, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 25, 2018) Location: Carradeux near the SMCRS’s office Events: Reports of burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 22, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 22, 2018) Locations: Route National 2 Events: Road blocks and burning tires being reported Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 22, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 22, 2019) Location: Gerald Bataille Events: Burning tires   Actions to Take:          • Avoid the area Assistance:    U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and  Twitter

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 22, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 22, 2019)   Location: Downtown Jeremie   Events: Ongoing demonstrations   Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 22, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 22, 2019) Location: Carradeux Events: Reports of burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 21, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 21, 2019) Location: Near UN Delta Camp, next to the U.S. Embassy on Blvd. 15 October Events: HNP has deployed tear gas Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 18, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 18, 2019) Locations: Martissant near Terminal Varreaux. Events: Gunfire. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.   Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 17, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 17, 2019) Location: Route National 1 near Carries Events: Road block. Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 14, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 14, 2019) Location: La Saline Events:   Reports of continued gang activity including gunfire Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 13, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 13, 2019) Locations: La Saline area of Port-au-Prince. Events:  Gang activity. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.   Assistance: U.S. Embassy …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 6, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 6, 2019) Locations: Delmas 49 Events:   Reports of burning tires. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.   Assistance: U.S. Embassy …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 6, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 6, 2019) Locations: Champs de Mars Papa Dessalines Rue capois Lalue Rue Lamarre Sans Fils Carrefour Paillant Near Saint Jean Bosco-La Saline Delmas 18 Autoroute Delmas Petion-Ville near Saint Jean Bosco cemetery Rue Panamericaine Ave John Brown Lalue Bois-Verna Chemin des Dalles Ave Magnis Events:   Protests planned for …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 4, 2019)

Location: Champ de Mars section of downtown Port-au-Prince Events:    Reports of reports of burning tires. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 4, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 4, 2019)   Location: Champ de Mars section of downtown Port-au-Prince   Events:   Reports of reports of burning tires.   Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 28, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 28, 2019) Location: Petionville near the Kinam Hotel Events:   Reports of automatic gunfire. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. …

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Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale Travel to Haiti

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Media Note February 27, 2019 On March 1, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale will travel to Port-au-Prince, Haiti where he will meet with Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant, and other political, economic, and civic leaders.  Under Secretary …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 22, 2019)

Location: Area of Avenue Christophe Events:   Mobile demonstration. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.   Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tabarre 41, Route de Tabarre Emergencies: …

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Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 22, 2019)

Locations: Carrefour Feuille   Events: Reports of roadblocks, and burning tires.   Actions to take: Avoid the areas; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tabarre 41, Route …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince

(February 21, 2019) Location: Carradeux near Aristide University Events: Burning tires have been reported. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tabarre …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 20, 2019)

Location:  Canapé-vert Events:  Reports of an oil spill. Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; ·        Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and ·        If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: ·        U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tabarre 41, Route de Tabarre Emergencies: +509-2229-8000 Non-emergency inquiries:  acspap@state.gov Website:  https://ht.usembassy.gov/

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Emergency Notification

Due to widespread, violent, and unpredictable demonstrations throughout Haiti, the Department of State advises U.S. citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Haiti due to crime and civil unrest. For U.S. citizens in Haiti, the Department advises U.S. citizens in Haiti to strongly consider departing as soon as they safely can do so. U.S. citizens …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Locations: Hinche, and at Domond on the Route National 3 (Central Department) Barrière Battant, Limonade, and at Pilate (North Department) Verrettes but the Route National 1 is clear (Artibonite Department) Events: Reports of roadblocks, and protests in the aforementioned areas. Actions to take: Avoid the areas; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 16, 2019) Locations: In the area of Bon Repos on Route National 3 leading to Hinche (Central Department), Roadblock in Mirebalais (Central Department) Roadblock at Verrettes (Artibonite Department) Events: Reports of roadblocks, protests, gunfire and reports of ransoming motorbikes in the aforementioned areas. The security situation remains …

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Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 14, 2019)

Locations: Reports of armed men in the area near U.S. Embassy personnel housing compounds. Embassy personnel have been instructed to remain indoors. Events: The security situation remains very unstable with demonstrations very likely. The potential for violent pop-up demonstrations is high and they are proving to be sporadic and unpredictable. Public transportation is shut down again …

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Travel Advisory

Do not travel to Haiti due to crime and civil unrest. There are currently widespread, violent, and unpredictable demonstrations in Port-au-Prince and elsewhere in Haiti.  Due to these demonstrations, on February 14, 2019, the Department of State ordered the departure of all non-emergency U.S. personnel and their family members. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency …

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Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 13, 2019)

Locations: Reports of gunshots and burning barricades in the area of Caradeux and Tabarre 48 Events: The security situation remains very unstable with demonstrations very likely. The potential for violent pop-up demonstrations is high and they are proving to be sporadic and unpredictable. Public transportation is shut down again today. Many roads have debris, so caution is …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 13, 2019)

Locations: Reports of gunshots and burning barricades in the area of Caradeux and Tabarre 48 Events: The security situation remains very unstable with demonstrations very likely. The potential for violent pop-up demonstrations is high and they are proving to be sporadic and unpredictable. Public transportation is shut down again today. Many roads have debris, so caution is …

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Travel Advisory – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince

Haiti – Level 3: Reconsider Travel Reconsider travel to Haiti due to crime and civil unrest. There are currently unpredictable and sporadic demonstrations in Port-au-Prince and elsewhere in Haiti. Due to these demonstrations, on February 12, 2019, the Department of State ordered the departure of family members under the age of 18 of U.S. personnel …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 27, 2019) Location: Montrouis, Rte National 1 Events: There is ongoing demonstration in Montrouis that is blocking Rte National 1. Actions to Take: Please avoid the area until further notice. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program ( STEP ) to receive …

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Travel Advisory, January 18, 2019                                                     

Travel Advisory, January 18, 2019 Haiti – Level 3: Reconsider Travel Last Update:  Reissued with updates to U.S. government restrictions on personnel. Reconsider travel to Haiti due to crime and civil unrest. Protests, tire burning, and road blockages are frequent and unpredictable.  Violent crime, such as armed robbery, is common. Local police may lack the resources …

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U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green Traveled to Haiti

U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green traveled to Haiti from December 18-21.  During his visit, the Administrator toured USAID-funded programs in health, agriculture, and entrepreneurship, and met with representatives from the Haitian Government, the private sector, donor partners, and faith-based organizations. In his meetings with Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and Prime Minister Jean-Henry …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Michele J. Sison at the 2nd Economic Forum hosted by the Haiti Chamber of Commerce for Women Entrepreneurs

Secretary for Youth, Sports, and Civic Action, Director General of the Bank of Haiti; Minister Delegate for Extreme Poverty; Ambassador of Canada; Representative of UN Women in Haiti; President of the CCFEH: It is a pleasure to be with you here today. I congratulate La Chambre de Commerce des Femmes entrepreneures d’Haïti for its Second Economic …

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U.S. Embassy Announces the 2018 Cohort of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

Port-au-Prince: The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce the 2018 cohort from Haiti for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program .  This program will take place in September and October 2018 and will bring 250 young leaders from 36 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States.  This year we are pleased to announce that nine (9) …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Michele J. Sison at the HACCOF “Top 20 Under 40” Gala

Thank you for that kind introduction, Delle, and it is a pleasure to be with you here tonight. To the YoPros, I have read your bios, and you all are amazing! I congratulate each of the “20 under 40” for their varied professional accomplishments and strong civic engagement. I’m really pleased to join the audience …

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U.S. Ambassador Highlights U.S. Government Partnership with Haiti in the Northeast

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti) August 14, 2018 – United States Ambassador to Haiti Michele Sison visited Ouanaminthe in the Northeast Department of Haiti August 13-14.  The trip focused on how the U.S. Embassy is supporting Haiti in strengthening border controls through POLIFRONT, domestic resource mobilization, countering trafficking in persons, and the role of the private sector in …

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Ambassador Sison’s Remarks at World Day Against Trafficking Event

Ladies and Gentlemen, Good Morning and thank you all for being here. It is an honor to have you all here today in recognition of the United Nation’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Today we also recognize each of you here for your personal and professional commitment to ending this global challenge. It was …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 17, 2018)

Security Alert: Haiti Travel Advisory Lowered to Level 3 – Reconsider Travel The Department of State lowered the Travel Advisory Level for Haiti to Level 3 – Reconsider Travel on July 17, 2018 due to civil unrest and crime.  This replaces the previous Level 4 Travel Advisory that was issued on July 9, 2018. The …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: February 20, 2018 at 14:55). 

Location: Delmas 32 Event: Please be advised that there is currently a large fire in the vicinity of Delmas 32. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance:  Visit the U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince website , or contact the Embassy for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location:  Route National 2 and Blvd Harry Truman in the Martissant area. Events:  Reports of barricades and gunfire on Route National 2 and Blvd Harry Truman in the Martissant area.  U.S. Embassy employees are restricted from travel south until further notice. Actions to Take:  Avoid the area. Assistance:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 14, 2018) Location: Haiti. Event: The Embassy has returned to its normal security posture for its employees. Please review the country specific information  for further details. The Embassy is open for routine and emergency American Citizen Services. Individuals who missed their appointment should email  acspap@state.gov  to request a new appointment. The …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Delmas and Petionville Events: Protestors are marching on Route de Delmas toward Petionville. They are currently in Delmas 40. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: · U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov · State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 · Haiti Country Information · Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program ( STEP ) to receive security updates · Follow …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 14, 2018)

Location: Delmas 18 Events: Ongoing protests in the area. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: ·  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov · State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 ·  Haiti Country Information · Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  ( STEP ) to receive security updates · Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 14, 2018)

Location: Place Dessalines (Champs-de-Mars), Rue Capois, Lalue, Rue Lamarre, Bel-Air, Rue St. Martin, Grand Rue, St. Jean Bosco, La Saline, Rue St. Martin, Bel-Air, Rue Tiremasse, Delmas 2, Delmas 4, Carrefour Pean, Delmas 18, Autoroute de Delmas, Delmas 40-B, Bourdon, Lalue, Ave. John Brown, Rue Capois, Ruelle Chavannes, Rue Magloire Ambroise, Rue. St Honore, Rue …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 13, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 13, 2018) Location: Downtown near the Iron Market Events: The Marche Amba is on fire. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: · U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov · State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 · Haiti Country Information · Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  ( STEP ) to receive security updates · Follow us …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 13, 2018) Location: Route National 2 at Petit Goave Events: Route National 2 is blocked Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Avoid protests and any large gathering of people. Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks. If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 13, 2018)

Location: Haiti. Event:  On July 9, the U.S. government authorized the voluntary departure of non-emergency U.S. government personnel and their families.  Embassy employees’ movements remain restricted within Port-au-Prince and elsewhere in Haiti at this time.  Embassy personnel are prohibited from traveling in their personal vehicles.  All Embassy staff movements must be approved by the security office in …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 12, 2018)

Location: Haiti Event: Embassy employees’ movements are restricted within Port-au-Prince and elsewhere in Haiti at this time. Embassy personnel are prohibited from traveling in their personal vehicles. All Embassy staff movements must be approved by the security office in advance. On July 9, the U.S. government authorized the voluntary departure of non-emergency U.S. government personnel …

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Demonstration Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Champs-de-Mars, downtown near MLK Blvd. and Harry Truman Blvd. Events: Protests moving downtown from MLK Blvd to Harry Truman BLVD. There are also ongoing protests in the Champ-de-Mars area.  PNH are in the areas and attempting to disperse the crowds. Actions to Take: Contact your family to keep them informed of your welfare and whereabouts. Exercise …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Delmas 40B, downtown, Petionville, and Pelerin. Events: Protests are scheduled for this morning, July 11, there will be multiple points of rally: Delmas 40B, downtown, PV and Pèlerin. Actions to Take: * Contact your family to keep them informed of your welfare and whereabouts. * Exercise extreme caution if you decide to leave your …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 10, 2018)

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Event: The shelter in place directive for Embassy personnel has been partially lifted as of 6:00pm on July 10. Embassy employees are prohibited from traveling in their personal vehicles at this time. Any travel to public establishments must be approved by the security office in advance. Embassy personnel are currently prohibited from …

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Security Alert: Department of State’s Travel Advisory for Haiti (July 9, 2018)

The Department of State has released a new Travel Advisory rating for Haiti , which is now Level 4 (Do Not Travel): Do not travel to Haiti due to civil unrest and crime. There is currently widespread civil unrest and violent demonstrations in Haiti. Protests, tire burning, and road blockages are frequent and unpredictable. Right now, the U.S. government has …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Event: The Embassy is aware flights are arriving to Port-au-Prince’s international airport.  We continue to advise U.S. citizens to shelter in place at this time.  If you do decide to leave your residence or hotel to travel to the airport, please exercise extreme caution.  There are disruptions and roadblocks along both Routes National …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 8, 2018)

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Event: Due to continuing demonstrations, roadblocks, and violence across Port-au-Prince, the Embassy is prohibiting all non-emergency travel into Haiti by its employees. All other Embassy personnel are still under a Shelter in Place order. Actions to Take: · Contact your family to keep them informed of your welfare and whereabouts. · Shelter …

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Alert: US Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti.   Event: Due to continuing demonstrations, roadblocks, and violence across Port-au-Prince and throughout Haiti, U.S. citizens should continue to shelter in place.  Do not travel to the airport unless you confirmed your flight is departing.  Flights are cancelled today and the airport has limited food and water available.   Telecommunications services, including …

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Demonstration Alert: US Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Demonstration Alert: US Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 7, 2018) Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Event: Due to continuing demonstrations, roadblocks, and violence across Port-au-Prince, as well as short staffing at the airports, embassy personnel have been instructed to re-book any flights originally scheduled for Sunday, July 8. Embassy personnel are still under a shelter-in-place order. We note …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Demonstration Alert: US Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 7, 2018) Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Event: Due to continuing demonstrations, roadblocks, and violence across Port-au-Prince, as well as short staffing at the airports, embassy personnel have been instructed to re-book any flights originally scheduled for Sunday, July 8. Embassy personnel are still under a shelter-in-place order. We note …

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