Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19,  2018) Locations:  ·         Port-au-Prince, Haiti Events: ·       The Consular Section will be open on November 20, 2018 for all American Citizen Services (ACS) and immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments.  To reschedule a prior ACS appointment, visit our website at https://ht.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/  or write to acspap@state.gov .  To reschedule an immigrant or nonimmigrant ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19,  2018) Locations: Delmas 32 and 40. Avenue John Brown. Events: Burning barricades and rock throwing in lower Delmas, to include Delmas 32 and 40. Avenue John Brown is blocked. Actions to Take: Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. 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 (November 19, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19,  2018) Locations: Blvd 15 Octobre in front of Belmart and near Sun Auto, airport road near DHL and Gerald, lower Delmas, Nazon, Malpasse, Martissant, La Saline, and Bon Repos. Events: Roadblocks, burning tires, people throwing rocks. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas. Do not attempt to ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19,  2018) Locations: Blvd 15 Octobre in front of Belmart and near Sun Auto, airport road near DHL and Gerald, lower Delmas, Nazon, Malpasse, Martissant, La Saline, and Bon Repos. Events: Roadblocks, burning tires, people throwing rocks. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas. Do not attempt to ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2018) Locations: Canape Vert Rd Bermane Motors and Aristide University Delmas 33 Martissant area Rte. Nationale 2 in Chalon Cap Haitian Events:   Reports of oil spread on the roads, burning tires and roadblocks, and a report of gunfire. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas. Do not ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 18, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 18,  2018) Locations: In the Port-au-Prince area: Petionville, Peguyville, Delmas, Panamerican, La Saline, Cite Soleil, Nazon, Sans Fil, Bel-Air, Champ-de-Mars, Carrefour Aeroport, Bourdon (including Avenue John Brown), Panamerican, Canape Vert. Outside of capital: Port-de-Paix, Les Cayes, Cap Haitien, Hinche, Gonaives, Jeremie, Mirebalais, Jacmel, Miragoane, Saint-Marc. Events: Protests, roadblocks, ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 18, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 18,  2018) Locations: In the Port-au-Prince area: Petionville, Peguyville, Delmas, La Saline, Cite Soleil, Nazon, Sans Fil, Bel-Air, Champ-de-Mars, Carrefour Aeroport, Bourdon, Canape Vert. Outside of capital: Port-de-Paix, Les Cayes, Cap Haitien, Hinche, Gonaives, and Jeremie. Events: Protests, roadblocks, burning tires, possible gunfire. The Embassy is still ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 17, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 17,  2018) Location: Rte. Nationale 1 between Montrouis and Arcahaie Rte. Nationale 2 at Aquin Rte. Nationale 2 and 3 at the entrance of Cap Haitien Events:  Reports of 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 ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 17, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 17,  2018) Location: Entrance of Debrosse in the vicinity of Morne Canapé Vert and the Juvenat area Events:  Reports of 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 ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 16, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 16, 2018) Location: Route National 1 in the area of Montrouis and Limbe. Events: Reports of barricades being erected. Actions to Take: – Avoid the area. – Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. – Avoid large gatherings of people. Show quoted text 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 (November 16, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 16, 2018) Location:   Champs de Mars area Bicentenaire La Saline Carrefour Marassa Croix des Bouquets Events: Reports of protests and gunfire. Actions to Take:  Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests Avoid large gatherings of people Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 16, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 16, 2018) Location: Champs de Mars area along Rue Oswald Durand Events:  Reports of protests and burning tires. Actions to Take: – Avoid the area – Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests – Avoid large gatherings of people Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 15, 2018)

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 15, 2018)  Location:  Port-au-Prince and other locations in Haiti.  Event:  The Embassy has received notice of large demonstrations planned for Sunday, November 18 in Port-au-Prince, and possibly other locations.  In response, out of an abundance of caution, the Embassy is requiring its American employees to shelter in ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 15, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 15, 2018) Location: Petit Goave, La Saline, Bicentenaire and Carrefour Aviation Events: Route National 2 is closed due to roadblocks and protests in Petit Goave. Gunfire is also being reported in La Saline, Bicentenaire and Carrefour Aviation.  Actions to Take: Avoid the areas. Do not attempt to drive ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 14, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 14, 2018) Location: In front of INAGHEI University on Ave. Christophe near FOKAL Events: Reports of burning tires and barricades. 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 (November 14, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 14, 2018) Location:  Delmas 75 Events: Reports of burning barricades on Delmas 75. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 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  (November 9, 2018) 

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti  (November 9, 2018)  Location:  Port-au-Prince and other locations in Haiti  Event:  Due to sporadic and unpredictable demonstrations, roadblocks and violence, effective immediately and until further notice, American employees are prohibited from traveling within Haiti beyond a 15-mile radius of the Embassy without prior Chief of Mission approval. ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 9, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 9, 2018) Location: Bourdon near the Christ Roi Intersection before the Nazon intersection. Events: Burning barricades have been set up.  Protesters are also throwing rocks. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or ...
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Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 9, 2018)

Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 9, 2018) Location:  Rte. Nationale 1 in Carries Rte. Nationale 3 in the area between Barriere Battant and Grande Riviere du Nord before Cap Haitien Events:  Reports of barricades on Rte. Nationale 1 in Carries. The roadblocks on Rte. Nationale 3 in the area between Barriere Battant ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 9, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 9, 2018) Location:  Rte. Nationale #3 in the area between Barriere Battant and Grande Riviere du Nord before Cap Haitien Events: Roadblocks are being reported on Rte. Nationale #3 in the area between Barriere Battant and Grande Riviere du Nord before Cap Haitien Actions to Take: Avoid the area.  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 8, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 8, 2018) Location: Rte. National 1 and Rte. National 9 Events: Several large protests and groups throwing rocks. 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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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti  (November 7, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti  (November 7, 2018) Location:  Port-au-Prince and other locations in Haiti. Event:  The Embassy has received notice of large demonstrations planned for Sunday, November 18.  In response, out of an abundance of caution, the U.S. Embassy is advising official travelers to reconsider plans to travel on and around ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 7, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 7, 2018) Location: Rte. National 1 in Titayen, north of Port au Prince Events: Roadblocks and individuals throwing rocks at vehicles 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 (November 6, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 6, 2018) Location: The area of Caradeux Events: Reports of burning tires the area of Caradeux. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. If you see burning tire roadblocks, please turn around and find an alternate route.  Do not drive through them. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 6, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 6, 2018) Location: Avenue Mais Gate Events: Reports of burning tires on Avenue Mais Gate. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. If you see burning tire roadblocks, please turn around and find an alternate route.  Do not drive through them. 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 ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 3, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 3, 2018) Location: La Saline along Rte National 2 Events:  Reports of gunfire in La Saline, which is along Rte National 2. 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 (November 2, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 2, 2018) Location: Bernard Mevs and La Saline Events:  Reports of ongoing violence near Bernard Mevs and in La Saline. 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 (October 31, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 31, 2018) Location: Avenue Christophe in front of FOKAL Events: Reports of burning tires on Avenue Christophe in front of FOKAL 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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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 31, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 31, 2018) Location: Bicentaire and lower Delmas areas, particularly at the intersection of Rte. de Delmas and La Saline Events: Reports of ongoing violent demonstrations in the Bicentaire and lower Delmas areas. 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) ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 31, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 31, 2018) Location: Champs-de-Mar and Bel-Air Events: Reports of ongoing violent demonstrations in Champs-de-Mar and Bel-Air. 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 (October 30, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 30, 2018) Location: Downtown Port-au-Prince Events: Reports of an ongoing demonstration in the downtown Port-au-Prince area.  Demonstrators have set up burning barricades on Rue Saint Honoré near the National Palace. 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) ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 26, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 26, 2018) Location: Tabarre/15 Octobre in the vicinity of Sun Auto Events:  Reports of protesters throwing rocks at vehicles 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 (October 25, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 25, 2018) Location: Chalon area near Miragoane Event: Aprotest in the Chalon area near Miragoane that has set up barricades on Rt. National 2.  Rt. National 2 is closed in the Chalon/Miragaone 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 ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince (October 18, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 18, 2018) Location: Haiti Event: The Embassy has returned to its normal security posture for its employees. Actions to Take: Please review the country specific information for further details.  Read more here: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Haiti.html 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 ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 17, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 17, 2018) Location: Haiti Event: Following demonstrations that took place in a number of locations in Haiti on October 17, Embassy personnel have been instructed to continue to shelter in place. The Embassy is scheduled to open on October 18 at 1100 am. Actions to Take: Avoid protests, do not attempt to drive through roadblocks Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 16, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 17, 2018)   Location: Throughout Port au Prince and other cities    Event: Protests and roadblocks   Actions to Take:  ·        Avoid protests, do not attempt to drive through roadblocks   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) ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 16, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 16, 2018) Location: The Marriott Hotel Event: Reports that there will be protests shortly 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 (October 16, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 16, 2018) Location: Delimart near Delmas 19 Event: Active protests including burning tires and rock throwing 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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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 15, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 15, 2018) Location: Downtown Port au Prince area. Avenue Charles Sumner, near OAVCT and the Ministry of Social Affairs Event: Ongoing demonstration with burning barricades disrupting vehicular traffic. 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) ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 12, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 12, 2018) Location: Haiti Events: The Embassy has received notice of large demonstrations planned for Wednesday, October 17 in Port-au-Prince, and possibly other locations.  In response, out of an abundance of caution, the U.S. Embassy is consolidating employees in central locations.  Beginning at 7:00pm on Tuesday, October ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 12, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 12, 2018) Location: Leogane and on Rt. National #2 Events: Violent 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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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 8, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 8, 2018) Locations: 1)Airport road in Port-au-Prince, 2) Rt. National #9 near Cite Soleil in Port-au-Prince. Events: 1) The burning barricades along airport road from earlier today are now clear, 2) Reports of student demonstrations along Rt. National #9 near Cite Soleil. Actions to Take: Airport road: Exercise ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 08, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 08, 2018) Location: Airport road.  Events: Reports of burning barricades. 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 (October 5, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 5, 2018) Locations and Events: -Delmas 83 in front of the Ministry of Education Annex. Road blocks. -Cite Soleil on Blvd des Americains (Rte 9). Road blocks in both directions. -Champs-de-Mars near National Palace. Road blocks. -Leogane on Rte. National #2. Burning barricades and demonstrators throwing stones at passing motorists. ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 5, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 5, 2018) Locations and Events: -Delmas 83 in fromt of the Ministry of Education Annex. Road blocks. -Cite Soleil on Blvd des Americains (Rte 9). Road blocks in both directions. -Champs-de-Mars near National Palace. Road blocks. -Leogane on Rte. National #2. Burning barricades and demonstrators throwing stones at passing motorists. ...
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Demonstration Alert Update: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 4, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 4, 2018) Location: Leogane, spilling out onto Rt. National #2 Events: Violent 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 (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and Twitter
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 2, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 3, 2018) Location: Place St Pierre in Petion-ville Events: Reports of a violent 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 (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and Twitter
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 2, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 2, 2018) Location: Rte. National #1 in the Arcahaie area Events: Reports of roadblocks, disrupting vehicular traffic in both directions 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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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 01, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 1, 2018) Location: Pelerin #05 on Kenscoff Road Events: 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 (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 28, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 28, 2018) Location: Near the National Palace in front of the Ministry of Interior 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 ...
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Demonstration Alert-U.S. Embassy Port au Prince, Haiti, September 26, 2018

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 26, 2018) Location: Champ de Mars area outside the Ministry of Interior and Route National 2 in the Gressier area Events: Large protests. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks or protests. 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 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 22, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 22, 2018) Location:  Route National 1 near Montrouis. Events:  Active protests on Route National 1 near Montrouis.  Please avoid this area until further notice. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. 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 ...
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Demonstration Alert (All Clear): U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 20, 2018)

Demonstration Alert (All Clear) – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 20, 2018) Location: Route National 2 between Leogane and Grand Goave in the Dufort area.  In Port-au-Prince, the following areas :Rue Capois, LaLue, Rue Lamarre, San Fils, Carrefour Peant, Delmas 18, Carrefour Aeroport, Route De Delmas, Route de Freres, Rue Metellus, Tribunal de Paix de PV, Route ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 20, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 20, 2018) Location: Route National 2 between Leogane and Grand Goave in the Dufort area. Events: Protest. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. 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 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 20, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 20, 2018) Location: In Port-au-Prince, the following areas : Rue Capois LaLue Rue Lamarre San Fils Carrefour Peant Delmas 18 Carrefour Aeroport Route De Delmas Route de Freres Rue Metellus Tribunal de Paix de PV Route de Bourdon Ave Martin Luther King Turgeau Ave Christophe Place Dessalines La Cour ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 19, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 19, 2018) Location: Rte National 2 near Fontamara Events: Reports of protests Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. 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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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 18, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 18, 2018) Location:  Delmas 83 in front to the Ministry of Education Events: Reports of a protest at Delmas 83 in front to the Ministry of Education.  HNP is onsite, but protestors are throwing rocks at passing vehicles. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to ...
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Demonstration Alert-U.S. Embassy Port au Prince, Haiti, September 16, 2018

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (September 16, 2018) Location:  Rte de Delmas proceeding to Champ de Mars via John Brown. Events:  There is an ongoing protest on Rte de Delmas.  This protest is planning on proceeding to Champ de Mars via John Brown with Haitian National Police escort. Actions to Take:  Please avoid these areas. Assistance: ...
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Security Alert Update: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 14, 2018)

Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 14, 2018) Location: Blvd 15 October in the area of Belvil Events: Reports of roadblocks near SunAuto and violent protests on Blvd 15 October in the area of Belvil. 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 ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 14, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 14, 2018) Location: Blvd 15 October in the area of Belvil Events: Reports of violent protests 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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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 13, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 13, 2018) Location:  Route National 1, north of St. Marc. Events:  Due to a fatal accident just north of St. Marc, Route National 1 is closed.  Demonstrators have blockaded the road. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 13, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 13, 2018) Location:  Route National 2 west of Miragoane. Events:  Route National 2 is currently closed west of Miragoane due to protests. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. 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 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 11, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 11, 2018) Location:  Route de Cazeau and Delmas 33, and Bernard Mevs Hospital Events: Reports of active protests, including burning tires, on Route de Cazeau near the intersection with Delmas 33. Additionally, reports of burning tires in front of Bernard Mevs Hospital.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 10, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 10, 2018) Location: Tabarre, and Route National 2. Events: Burning barricades are being reported in the Caradeux area of Tabarre. Route National 2 is still closed.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. 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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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 10, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 10, 2018) Location: Bernard Mevs hospital, Blvd Toussaint Louverture, Village Solidarite # 2, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Events: There is currently a protest taking place at Bernard Mevs hospital.  Barricades have been erected around the hospital and protestors are throwing rocks at people trying to enter. Actions to Take: Avoid the ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 10, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 10, 2018) Location: Rt. National 1 in the Archaie area.  Also, Rt. National 2 in Carrefour. Events:  Rt. National 1 is now closed in the Archaie area due to road blocks. Rt. National 2 is still closed due to protests in Carefour. Burning tires continue to be reported ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, September 9, 2018

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 9, 2018) Location:  Petionville at Place St. Pierre to Bourdon and Champs de Mars. Events:  There is a planned protest march that is scheduled to start at 10:00.  The gathering point for the start is in Petionville at Place St. Pierre and the march is expected to go through Petionville ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 2, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 2, 2018) Location: Champs-de-Mars Events: Ongoing, mobile demonstration currently in the area of Champs-de-Mars. 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 (August 31, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 31, 2018) Location: Route National 2 Events: Route National 2 is currently closed due to ongoing gang violence. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks. If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Do not seek shelter at ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 31, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 31, 2018) Location: Route National 2 in the area of Martissant Events: Reports of ongoing issues affecting Route National 2 in the area of Martissant. 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 ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 30, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 30, 2018) Location: Route National 2 in the area of Martissant Events: Reports of active protests including burning tires and barricades 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 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 24, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 24, 2018) Location: Ave Christophe near Rue Capois Events: RSO has received reports of an active protest on Ave Christophe near Rue Capois.  While it is currently in that area, this protest appears to be mobile and could change locations. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 21, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 21, 2018) Location: Pelerin 5 and Laboule Events: Protests on Route de Kenscoff in the area of Pelerin 5 and Laboule 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 (August 17, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 17, 2018) Location: Route National 1 at the intersection with Route National 9 near the Olympic Stadium. Events: Road is blocked due to a fatal accident. 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 ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 8, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 16, 2018) Location: Martissant Events: Route National 2 is blocked near Martissant 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 Update: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 8, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 8, 2018) Location: Jacmel Events: Protests are still being reported in the Jacmel region.  The Vallee Bridge is currently blocked to all traffic. 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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Updated Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Social Security and other Federal Benefits Port-au-Prince, Haiti: August 21-24, 2018

U.S. Social Security and other Federal Benefits Port-au-Prince, Haiti – August 21-24, 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) will visit Haiti to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security and other federal benefits. The Regional FBU, located ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 8, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 8, 2018) Location: Jacmel Events: Protests are still being reported in the Jacmel region. The Vallee Bridge is currently blocked to all traffic. 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 · ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 7, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 7, 2018) Location: Mon Karate in Jacmel Events: Reports of road blocks and demonstrations in the area of Mon Karate in Jacmel. 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 (July 30, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 30, 2018) Location: Rt. National 1 in Archaie Events: Reports of a roadblock in Archaie on Rt. National 1 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 • ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 19, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 19, 2018) Location: Near the Natcom Building, MLK Blvd. and Bois Verna Events: Reports of an ongoing  protest in front of/near the Natcom building MLK Blvd. and Bois Verna/Pont Morin. 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 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 19, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 19, 2018) Location: Champs-de-Mars Events: Reports of an active protest in the area of Champs-de-Mars. 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 (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 (May 17, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 17, 2018) Location:  Saint Martin area of Port au Prince between Rue Saint Martin and Rue Pean Events:  Reports of burning tires in the Saint Martin area of Port au Prince between Rue Saint Martin and Rue Pean 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: Roadblocks and Protests affecting Rte National 2 (May 16, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 16, 2018) Location: Route National 2 in the Martissant area Events:  Reports of roadblocks and protests that are affecting Route National 2 in the Martissant area.  Embassy employees are currently prohibited from traveling on Rte National 2, and the Martissant area needs to be avoided until further notice. Actions ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Renew Your Passport Now For Summer 2018 Travel

U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Renew Your Passport Now For Summer 2018 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 or 202-501-4444 ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 9, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 9, 2018) Location:  Rte. National 1, near Wahoo Bay Beach Resort Events:  Reports of armed bandits stopping and robbing vehicles on Route National 1 in the vicinity of the Wahoo Bay Beach resort.  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 ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Foreign Service Officer Test (June 2018)

We are pleased to announce that U.S. citizens may take the Foreign Service officer test at U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince on Saturday, June 2, Wednesday, June 6, or Saturday, June 9.  For more information and to register, please visit https://careers.state.gov/work/foreign-service/officer/test-process/  and http://www.pearsonvue.com/fsot/ . 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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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 7, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 7, 2018) Location:  Cazeau near Rte. National 1 and Delmas 75 Events: On-going demonstrations in Cazeau near Rte. National 1 and Delmas 75 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 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 4, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 4, 2018) Location:  Martissant Events:  Reports of heavy protests in Martissant 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: Roadblocks in and around Delmas 33 (May 4, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 4, 2018)   Location:  Roadblocks and congestion in and around Delmas 33 Events:  Reports of heavy traffic and road blocks in and around Delmas 33 due to food distribution efforts. No violence or protest reported at this time Actions to Take:  Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 ...
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Security Alert: Road Block Driving from Toussaint Louverture International Airport (April 26, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 26, 2018) Location:  Route de Pernier, driving from Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince. Events:  Route de Pernier is blocked with large rocks. Actions to Take: Please 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 ...
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Demonstration Alert: Protest at the U.S. Embassy (April 20, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: April 20, 2018) Location:  US Embassy in Port au Prince, Haiti Events:  Peaceful protest outside of the US Embassy across from the Consular entrance. 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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Demonstration Update Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: April 19, 2018)

Demonstration Update Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: April 19, 2018) Location:  Demonstrators in Petion-Ville heading toward Route de Freres Events:  Small group of demonstrators in Petion-Ville heading toward Route de Frères, currently near Delmas 95. Downtown demonstration in Rue St. Martin area. Actions to Take:  Please avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: April 19, 2018 at 11:28pm)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: April 19, 2018) Location:  Near the Kinam Hotel (Place St. Pierre), and Delmas 3 Events:  Ongoing demonstrations in and around both locations Actions to Take:  Please 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 ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Gang Violence Affecting Route National #2 (April 19, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: April 19, 2018) Location: Carrefour/Martissant area affecting Route National 2 Events:  Ongoing gang violence Actions to Take:  Please 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 (Release Date: April 17, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (Release Date: April 17, 2018)   Location:  Route National #2 in the area of Martissant Events:  Reports of on-going gang violence.   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: Driving from Port-au-Prince’s Toussaint Louverture International Airport

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Location: Driving from Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince. Events: Rising number of violent armed robberies against U.S. citizens after departing the airport. The Embassy has procedures in place to detect surveillance and deter attacks on its employees. Actions to Take: Arrange to have your host or organization meet you at the ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (Release Date: March 24, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (Release Date: March 24, 2018)   Location: East of L’Anse-a-Veau in Nippes region. Events:  On-going demonstrations. Road 201 closed. Actions to Take:  Please 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 ...
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Alert: Demonstration Alert, U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Release Date: March 19, 2018, 12:00pm

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Release Date: March 19, 2018, 12:00pm   Locations:  Rue Delmas and Delmas 32/33. Events:  On-going demonstrations. Actions to Take:  Please 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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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Release Date: March 19, 2018 at 12:20pm

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Release Date: March 19, 2018, 12:20pm   Locations:  Petionville near Place St. Pierre and a second one in Champs de Mars. Events:  On-going demonstrations. Actions to Take:  Please 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 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (Release Date: March 15, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (Release Date: March 15, 2018) Location: Downtown area of Port-au-Prince (Ministry of Interior near the National Palace in Champs de Mars; Grand Rue; St. Jean Bosco Church towards Bel-Air; Ministry of Social Affairs on Avenue Charles Sumner) Events: On-going demonstrations and barricades. Actions to Take: Please avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 14, 2018 update)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 14, 2018 Update) Location: Champ-de-Mars Ave. Charles Sumner near the Ministry of Social Affairs Delmas 2 Les Cayes Events: The above-mentioned areas reported earlier today as having ongoing demonstrations is reportedly now clear. Actions to Take: Exercise 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 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (Release Date: March 09, 2018 at 3:15pm)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (Release Date: March  09, 2018 at 3:15pm) Location: Ave John Brown near the intersection with Ave Christ-Roi. Events: On-going demonstrations. Actions to Take: Please 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 ...
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Alert: Protest in front of U.S. Embassy has ended (March 8 at 1:10pm)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (Release Date: March 8, 2018 at 1:10pm)    Location: Consular entrance to the United States Embassy Port-au-Prince, Boulevard du 15 Octobre, Tabarre, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Events: The protest ended and protestors departed the area. Actions to Take: It is no longer necessary to avoid the area.   Assistance: Visit the U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince ...
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Alert: Protest at the U.S. Embassy (March 8 at 11:52am)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (Release Date: March 8, 2018 at 11:52am)    Location: Consular entrance to the United States Embassy Port-au-Prince, Boulevard du 15 Octobre, Tabarre, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Events: Protest. Actions to Take: Avoid the area and be aware of your surroundings. Assistance: Visit the U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince website , or contact the Embassy for up-to-date ...
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Security Alert: (Pegueyville shortcut and vicinity), Sent: March 5, 2018 at 7:26am

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (Release Date: March 5, 2018 at 7:26am)    Location:      Pegueyville shortcut in Port-au-Prince and surrounding blocks. Events:  Still under construction and not passable. Actions to Take: Avoid the area completely and be aware of your surroundings. Do not attempt to circumnavigate the construction area.   Assistance:  Visit the ...
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Alert: Pegueyville shortcut in PAP (Mar 4 at 7am)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti   Location:      Pegueyville shortcut in Port-au-Prince and surrounding blocks. Events:  Still under construction. Actions to Take: Avoid the area completely and be aware of your surroundings.   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 ...
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Alert: Security situation (Pegueyville shortcut and vicinity), March 3 at 2pm

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: March 3, 2018 at 2pm).  Location: Peguey-Ville shortcut area in Port-au-Prince. Events: There is an ongoing construction project to smooth the road and it is not currently passable.  Do not attempt to circumvent the immediate area by using side streets/alleys as there are reports of makeshift road blocks ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: March 1, 2018 at 07:35am)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: March 1, 2018 at 07:35am).    Location: Peguyville shortcut (also known as the Collette shortcut, which leads from Route de Freres through Peguyville up to Petion-ville) Events: Please be advised there are tires burning as part of a protest in the area mentioned above. Actions to Take: Avoid the area and be ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: February 26, 2018 at 12:05pm)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: February 26, 2018 at 12:05pm).    Location: Ministry of Justice (near Champ de Mars) -Ministry of Social Affairs on Rue Oswald Durand (near Champ de Mars) -Ave Christophe (near Champ de Mars) -Route National 1 near Brasserie La Couronne   Events: Please be advised there are ongoing protest ...
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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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Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: February 16, 2018 at 2:35pm). 

Location:  Lower part of the Vivy Mitchel shortcut. Event:  There are reports of a broken-down truck on the lower part of the Vivy Mitchel shortcut.  Traffic is backed up. Actions to Take:  U.S. citizens may wish to avoid the area. Assistance:  Visit the U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince website , or contact the Embassy for up-to-date information on ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: February 08, 2018 at 5:30pm). 

Location: Many Carnival-related activities are expected in Port-au-Prince and other parts of Haiti from February 9-14, 2018. Carnival-related inconveniences (traffic, “Ra-Ra” music bands in the streets, road closures, crowds, etc.) will increase. Carnival can be a fun, yet potentially unsafe place for revelers. Event: The Mayor of Tabarre – where the U.S. Embassy is located – has declared that the ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: February 06, 2018 at 01:25pm). 

Location: Route Nationale #1 and Route Nationale #9 Event: Large and violent protests are taking place.  There have been confirmed reports of gunfire and areas engulfed in flames. Actions to Take: Avoid the area on Blanchard Road moving toward Duvivier. Assistance:  Visit the U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince website , or contact the Embassy for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: January 25, 2018 at 11:45am). 

Location: U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince Event: Small protest outside of the U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince.  Actions to Take: Avoid demonstrations and be aware of your surroundings. 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, or 1-202-501-4444 from other ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: January 22, 2018 at 3:15pm). 

Location: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince. Event: A large protest is expected outside of the Embassy today. Actions to Take:  The Embassy is closed.  Please avoid coming and going to/from the Embassy during this time. We will reopen at 7:00am on Tuesday, January 23. Assistance:  Visit the U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince website, or contact the Embassy for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: January 22, 2018 at 12:00pm). 

Location: Near St. Jean Bosco Church; Carrefour Pean; Champ de Mars; Belair; and U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince Event: Several crowds have formed in Port-au-Prince in anticipation of marching toward the U.S. Embassy. They may combine later as they converge on the Embassy. One protest is in Petionville, near St. Jean Bosco church, Champ de Mars and Belair, downtown and the other in Carrefour ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: January 22, 2018 at 11:30am). 

Location:  St. Jean Bosco Church, downtown; Carrefour Pean; and U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince Event: There are two separate protest headed towards the U.S. Embassy today. They may combine later as they converge on the Embassy. One protest is starting at St. Jean Bosco church, downtown and the other from Carrefour Pean. A large protest is expected outside of the ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: January 22, 2018 at 08:25am).

Location: U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince Event: Large protest expected outside of the U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince. Actions to Take: Please limit your coming and going to/from the Embassy during this time. If the protest is large and/or violent, U.S. Embassy employees will be expected to shelter in place. No one will be able to enter or depart ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Release Date: January 22, 2018 at 6:40am. 

Location:  Bois Morquet Road, Petionville Event: Burning barricades Actions to Take:  Please limit your travel through this 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, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: January 17, 2018 at 10:40 AM)

Location:  Downtown Port-au-Prince. Event:  On-going protest downtown. Protesters are scheduled to march up Ave John Brown towards the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, near Delmas 60. Actions to Take:  Please avoid these areas until further notice. 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 ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Foreign Service Officer Test

We are pleased to announce that U.S. citizens may take the Foreign Service Officer Test in Port-au-Prince at 9:00am on Saturday, January 27, 2018 or Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  For more information and to register, please visit: https://careers.state.gov/work/foreign-service/officer/test-process/ To apply for a U.S. passport, Consular Report of Birth Abroad, or notarial service, visit our website at ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens on Advisories and Alerts

On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every country will have a Travel Advisory, which will provide one of four standard levels of advice.  The Travel ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Gunfire in Delmas 95, Port-au-Prince, Sent: December 22, 2017 at 1:35pm

The United States Embassy has received reports of ongoing police action involving gunfire between police and criminals in the area of Delmas 95. Please avoid the area.  U.S. citizens are reminded to always use caution when traveling, and to avoid roadblocks and demonstrations.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Violent Demonstration December 6, 2017 10:49am

  The United States Embassy has received reports of an ongoing Violent demonstration in the Bourdon area of Port-au-Prince.  There are reports of rock throwing, burning tires, etc.  Please avoid the area. U.S. citizens are reminded to always use caution when traveling, and to avoid roadblocks and demonstrations.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations, even ...
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Ongoing Demonstrations Downtown and Expected in Other Areas

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that there is a small demonstration currently ongoing in downtown, nears Champs-de-Mars.  Please avoid this area until further notice. Additionally, there are other named “Rally Points” for demonstrations today. If you may be in these other named areas, please monitor your phones for updates. Demonstrators are expected to gather in: Place ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest Update–Autoroute de Delmas.Sent today, October 24, 2017 at 12:45PM

This is an update regarding ongoing protests in Port-au-Prince. The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the protesters are now moving down Autoroute de Delmas. Avoid the area. U.S. citizens are reminded to always use caution when traveling, and to avoid roadblocks and demonstrations. Please keep in mind that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Traffic Accident/Protests at Route Nationale No. 2 at Leogane.

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of a traffic accident resulting in multiple fatalities that has now manifested into violent protests. Embassy personnel have been asked to avoid Route Nationale No. 2 at Leogane until further notice. U.S. citizens are reminded to always use caution when traveling, and to avoid roadblocks and demonstrations. Please keep in mind that ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests in Petionville. Sent October 24, 2017 at 11:05AM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of ongoing protests in Petionville. There are reports of barricades and rocks being thrown at cars. Embassy personnel in Petionville have been asked to shelter in place. U.S. citizens are reminded to always use caution when traveling, and to avoid roadblocks and demonstrations. Please keep in mind that even ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests Expected Today throughout Port-au-Prince. Sent today, October 24, 2017 at 8AM.

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of protests expected today throughout Port-au-Prince. The protests are expected to begin in locations throughout the city, including Place Boyer and St. Jean Bosco chuch in Petionville. Please avoid these areas. U.S. citizens are reminded to always use caution when traveling, and to avoid roadblocks and demonstrations. Please keep ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential Demonstrations Forming in Downtown Port-au-Prince. Sent October 5, 2017 at 11:53am

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that we have received reports of groups beginning to gather downtown near Jean Bosco Church, Carrefour, and Champs de Mars. We do not yet have information related to the intended destinations. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the areas. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Road Blocks: Rue Cazeau Clear (Sent October 2, 2017 at 11:30am)

The U.S. Embassy has received reports that Rue Cazeau is now clear for travel.  U.S. citizens are advised to continue to exercise caution when traveling and to avoid attempting to pass through road blocks. See the State Department’s  travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and  Haiti Specific Information . Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Road blocks on Rue Cazeau; Route de Freres Clear (Sent October 2, 2017 at 9:30am)

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of road blocks on Rue Cazeau cutting off access to the Vivy-Mitchel shortcut in the direction of travel from the U.S. Embassy. Route de Freres is now clear and passable for access to Petionville.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid Rue Cazeau until further notice. See the State Department’s  travel website for ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Road blocks on Route National #1 Near Lafito Port Facilities (Sent Oct 2, 2017 at 9:15am)

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of road blocks on Route National #1 near the Lafito Port facilities.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. See the State Department’s  travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and  Haiti Specific Information . Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Gunshots Reported North of Airport in Port-au-Prince (sent Oct 2, 2017 at 7:45am)

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that gun shots have been reported north of Toussaint Louverture Airport in Port-au-Prince. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. See the State Department’s  travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and  Haiti Specific Information . Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests in Port-au-Prince (sent October 2nd, 2017 at 7:30AM)

The Embassy has received reports of ongoing roadblocks and small fires in the areas of Route de Freres, Port-au-Prince.  Avoid this area. U.S. citizens are reminded to always use caution when traveling, and to avoid roadblocks and demonstrations.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent.  The Embassy urges all U.S. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests in Petion-Ville, Port-au-Prince (sent Sep 30, 2017 at 1:03pm)

The Embassy has received reports of ongoing protests in Petion-Ville, Port-au-Prince.  Avoid these areas.  U.S. citizens are reminded to always use caution when traveling, and to avoid roadblocks and demonstrations.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent.  The Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests in La Saline and Champs de Mars, Port-au-Prince (Sep 30, 2017 at 11:56am)

The Embassy has received reports of ongoing protests in the area of La Saline and Champs de Mars, Port-au-Prince.  Avoid these areas.  U.S. citizens are reminded to always use caution when traveling, and to avoid roadblocks and demonstrations.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent.  The ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Demonstrations in Port au Prince (Sent September 28, 2017 at 4:50 PM)

  The United States Embassy has received reports that Delmas and Petionville are now clear of protests.  U.S. citizens are advised to continue to use caution in these areas. U.S. citizens are reminded to always use caution when traveling, and to avoid roadblocks and demonstrations.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations, even peaceful ones, can ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Near St. Jean Bosco Church (Sent September 28, 2017 at 11:50 AM)

The United States Embassy has received reports of demonstrators gathering near St. Jean Bosco Church downtown.  These demonstrators are expected to move towards Petion-ville.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. U.S. citizens are reminded to always use caution when traveling, and to avoid roadblocks and demonstrations.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations, even ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Route National 2 (Sent September 27, 2017 at 4pm)

U.S. citizens are reminded to always use caution when traveling, and to avoid roadblocks and demonstrations.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent.  The Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid large crowds as much as possible.  Should ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Roadblocks Near FOCAL on Ave. Christophe (Sent September 27, 2017 at 10:05 AM)

The United States Embassy has received reports of burning tires and roadblocks near FOCAL on Ave. Christophe. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area and advised not to attempt to pass through the roadblocks. U.S. citizens are reminded to always use caution when traveling, and to avoid roadblocks and demonstrations. Please keep in mind ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Roadblocks at Chalon on Route National 2 (Sent September 27, 2017 at 10AM)

The United States Embassy has received reports that Route National 2 is currently blocked by protests/roadblocks at Chalon.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area and advised not to attempt to pass through the roadblocks.  U.S. citizens are reminded to always use caution when traveling, and to avoid roadblocks and demonstrations.  Please keep in ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests in Champs de Mars, Portau Prince (sent Sept 25, 2017 at 3:45pm)

The U.S. Embassy would like to make U.S. citizens aware of ongoing protests taking place in Port-au-Prince and around the country.  There are roadblocks along Route National #1 and Route National #2.  Embassy personnel are prohibited from traveling outside of Port-au-Prince on September 25, 2017 out of safety and security concerns.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: American Citizen Services Online Appointment System

Message for U.S. Citizens United States Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haiti September 22, 2017 How to Make an Appointment On Monday, September 25, 2017, the American Citizen Services (ACS) unit will transition to a new appointment system for all routine services: U.S. passport applications, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBAs), and notarials. Appointments for these services will ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Demonstrations in Port-au-Prince (Sent September 21, 2017 at 2:35 PM)

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of ongoing demonstrations in Port-au-Prince. Protestors reportedly remain downtown and have begun to move towards Parliament.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid these areas. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Port-au-Prince. Sent today, Thursday, September 21 at 11:17AM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of ongoing demonstrations in Port-au-Prince. Protestors have begun to gather downtown in lower Delmas, in front of St. Jean Bosco Church and other areas.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid these areas. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Updated Locations for Demonstrations throughout Port-au-Prince.

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of ongoing demonstrations in Port-au-Prince. There is one group heading from Delmas to Petionville, currently located near Delmas 40. The other protest is at Nazon, near the national stadium. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Port-au-Prince. Sent today, Wednesday, September 20 at 11:20AM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of ongoing demonstrations in Port-au-Prince. Reports indicate protestors are moving from the Champs-de-Mars to Bel-Air. There are also reports of groups of demonstrators moving up Route de Delmas in the direction of Petionville. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid these areas. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Hurricane Maria (as of Sep 18, 2017)

The National Hurricane Center  reports that Hurricane Maria is a category 3, and additional rapid strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours. Maria is expected to be a dangerous major hurricane as it moves through the Leeward Islands and the northeastern Caribbean Sea. The Embassy has banned all travel by its employees north of Port-au-Prince starting Wednesday, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Ongoing Protests in Port-au-Prince and along Route Nationale 1

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti Sent September 18, 2017 at 11AM  Ongoing Protests in Downtown Port-au-Prince and along Route Nationale 1 The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of ongoing protests in downtown Port-au-Prince in the Champs-de-Mars area. There are also reports of protests along Route Nationale 1 in the area of Cabaret. U.S. ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution (dated September 14, 2017)

The Department of State has issued a new Worldwide Caution, which may be found here:   https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/alertswarnings/worldwide-caution.html  We strongly recommend that all U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Haiti register with us at  https://step.state.gov/step/  (Smart Traveler Enrollment Program, or STEP). STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates and makes it easier for the nearest U.S. Embassy to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Transportation Strike/Demonstrations/Tropical Storm Maria

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of plans for widespread transportation strikes and demonstrations for Monday, September 18 in Port-au-Prince and other parts of Haiti. Due to these planned activities, the Embassy will open on Monday, September 18 at 9:00am with limited staffing. Embassy personnel have been advised to keep children at home and not ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations near Delmas 75 and 83. Sent today, September 13th, 2017 at 1:55PM

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti Sent September 13, 2017 at 1:55PM Demonstrations near Delmas 75 and 83 The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of ongoing demonstrations in Delmas 75 and Delmas 83. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. ...
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Haiti Travel Warning

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to carefully consider the risks of traveling to Haiti due to its current security environment and lack of adequate medical facilities and response.     U.S. citizens are informed that the U.S. Embassy has resumed normal operations following Hurricane Irma. The authorized departure of non-emergency employees was lifted ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Updated Locations for Ongoing Demonstrations in Port-au-Prince, Sent today: September 12 at 1:40pm

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti Sent September 12, 2017 at 1:40PM  Updated Locations for Ongoing Demonstrations in Port-au-Prince The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of ongoing demonstrations in Delmas 32, Delmas 52, Delmas 60, Delmas 75 and Champs-de-Mars. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Reports of Ongoing Demonstrations in Port-au-Prince. Sent today, September 12th 2017 at 1:30PM

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti Sent September 12, 2017 at 1:30PM   Protests Ongoing in Port-au-Prince   The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of ongoing demonstrations in the areas of the Champs-de-Mars, Delmas 22, Delmas 60, and Delmas 75. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid these areas. Even demonstrations intended to be ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential Demonstrations Today in Downtown Port-au-Prince. Sent Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 9:15AM

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti Sent September 12th, 2017 at 9:15AM   Potential Protests in Downtown Port-au-Prince The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of potential protests today in downtown Port-au-Prince. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Port-au-Prince. Sent today, September 11th, 2017 at 11:45AM

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti Sent September 11, 2017 at 11:45AM   Demonstrations near Carrerfour Aeroport and the St. Jean Bosco Church.   The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of two ongoing demonstrations in Port-au-Prince. The first is near the Carrefour Aeroport. The second is near the St. Jean Bosco Church. U.S. citizens are advised ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Hurricane Irma

The National Hurricane Center ( http://www.nhc.noaa.gov ) has discontinued hurricane and tropical storm warnings for Haiti. However, one to four inches of additional rainfall is expected throughTuesday night, September 12. U.S. citizens residing and traveling in Haiti should be alert to any localized flooding following the hurricane. The Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien airports are currently open.  Please contact airlines directly ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Minimal Public Services

Due to anticipated hazardous conditions from Hurricane Irma, the Embassy will have very reduced staffing on Thursday, September 7 and Friday, September 8, providing only emergency services to United States citizens. The consular section has canceled and rescheduled all passport, IV, and NIV appointments for these days. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = ...
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Emergency Message: Hurricane Irma

The National Hurricane Center ( http://www.nhc.noaa.gov ) reports that Hurricane Irma is a strong, dangerous category 5 storm with high winds and heavy rain. A hurricane watch has been issued for the northern coast of Haiti and a tropical storm watch has been issued for the area from Le Mole St. Nicholas to Port-au-Prince. We recommend you ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens:  Hurricane Irma

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to carefully consider the risks of traveling to Haiti due to its current security environment and lack of adequate medical facilities and response. The Department of State also warns U.S. citizens to carefully reconsider travel to Haiti due to Hurricane Irma, a category 5 storm projected to impact ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Hurricane Irma

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the approach of Hurricane Irma and recommends U.S. citizens avoid all non-essential travel to Haiti. The National Hurricane Center ( http://www.nhc.noaa.gov ) reports that Hurricane Irma is a strong, dangerous Category 5 storm with high winds and heavy rain. A hurricane watch has been issued for the northern ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens

United States Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haiti September 4, 2017 Hurricane Irma This message is to advise U.S. citizens residing and traveling in Haiti that Hurricane Irma, category 3, is currently projected to affect Haiti. This storm may bring significant rainfall and wind that may result in life-threatening flooding, flash flooding, mudslides, and storm surge, and Hispaniola-wide ...
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Demonstration Blocking Streets in Petionville

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of ongoing demonstrations blocking the streets in Petionville, near Rue Rigaud and Rue Pan American. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Petionville near Place Boyer sent August 8, 2017 at 1:30pm

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of a demonstration in Petionville near Place Boyer. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration near Place Boyer in Petionville. Sent today August 7th at 4:40 PM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of an ongoing demonstration near Place Boyer in Petionville. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Propane Gas Leak in Delmas 75. Sent today, July 28th, 2017 at 12:25PM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of reports of a propane gas leak in Delmas 75. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. See the State Department’s  travel website  for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and  Haiti Specific Information . Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest in Petionville. Sent today, July 25th at 1:15PM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of a large protest in Petionville. Currently 400-500 people are on Rue Villate, escorted by the Haitian National Police. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if ...
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Security Message for US Citizens: No Passage Allowed Between Haiku and the Best Western in Petionville. Sent July 15 at 12PM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the HNP have blocked off an area of Petionville between the Best Western and Haiku, no passage is allowed . U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: protests on Route de Frere Delmas send July 15, 2017 at 10:15am:

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that there is an ongoing protest on Route de Frères Delmas. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests in Petionville July 14, 2017 at 11:40am

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of roughly 200-300 protestors in Petionville.  Currently protesters are walking up Rue Lamarre on the way to Place St. Pierre.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests Near SONAPI. Sent on, 11 July 2017 at 12PM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that there is an ongoing protest near the SONAPI Industrial Park in Port-au-Prince. The protesters are moving towards Delmas. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Blocked Intersection and Burning Tires at Mais Gate and Caradeaux, today, June 30, 2017, sent at 10:40 a.m.

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the intersection of Mais Gaté and Caradeaux is blocked with burning tires, rocks and bottles. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Gunshots near Canne-a-Sucre Park in Tabarre, today, June 27, 2017, sent at 1:05 p.m.

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of gun shots fired near Canne-a-Sucre Park in Tabarre.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Oil Spill, today, June 16, 2017, sent at 5:15 p.m.

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the oil spill is at the Puis Bain bridge heading to Vivy Mitchell.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area.  See the State Department’s  travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and  Haiti Specific Information . Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Oil Spill on Vivy Mitchel Shorcut, sent today 16 June at 3:40PM

  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of a reported oil spill on the Vivy Mitchel shorcut. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the route. See the State Department’s  travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and  Haiti Specific Information . Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti Sent June 14th, 2017 at 3:40PM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of ongoing protests in downtown Port-au-Prince near the Champs de Mars. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Ongoing protest at OAVCT June 13th, 2017 at 11:15AM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of an ongoing demonstration on Boulevard 15 Octobre near OAVCT. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Ongoing Protest and Burning Tires at OAVCT, today, June 12, 2017, sent at 10:35 a.m.

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of an ongoing protest and burning tires at OAVCT on Blvd 15 Octobre in Tabarre. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Do not attempt to drive through the roadblock. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest Near OAVCT on Boulevard 15 Octobre. Sent on June 7th

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that there is an ongoing protest at OAVCT on Boulevard 15 Octobre in Tabarre. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests at OAVCT sent June 6, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that there is an ongoing protest at OAVCT on Boulevard 15 Octobre in Tabarre. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: TRAVEL ALERT – HURRICANE AND TYPHOON SEASON 2017

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane and Typhoon Seasons in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane and Typhoon Season will last through November 2017, though most tropical cyclones typically develop between May and October.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends that those ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Burning Tires and Roadblocks on Route Frere, today, June 4, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of roadblocks and burning tires on Route Frere. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest near OAVCT today, May 30, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of a protest and road block outside the OAVCT on Blvd 15 Octobre in Tabarre. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Roadblock and Protest near OACVT in Tabarre, today, May 29, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of a roadblock and protest at outside the OACVT on Blvd 15 Octobre in Tabarre. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Road Blocks at Petit Goave, today, May 25, 2017, sent at 2:55 p.m

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of roadblocks at Petit Goave(in 2e Plaine.) U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. • ...
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Burning Tires outside of OACVT, today, May 24, 2017, sent at 10:20 a.m.

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of burning tires outside of OACVT on Blvd. 15 Octobre in Tabarre. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large ...
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Protest to the West of SONAPI Industrial Park

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of an ongoing protest to the west of the airport in Port-au-Prince near the  SONAPI Industrial Park. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the ...
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Strike at border crossing at Malpas. Sent May 5 at 6pm

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti May 5, 2017 Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that there is an ongoing strike at the border crossing between the Dominican Republic and Haiti at Malpas. Cars are not currently able to enter Haiti via Malpas. Even demonstrations intended to ...
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Port-au-Prince Airport is Open

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the Port au Prince International Airport is currently open.  However, due to recent heavy rains, the situation could change rapidly.  All U.S. citizens are advised to montior the situation and confirm with their airlines should heavy rains recommence. See the State Department’s  travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration on Route de Frere. Sent May 1, 2017 at 11:15am

Demonstration on Route de Frere. Sent May 1, 2017 at 11:15am Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens there is a demonstration on Route de Frere. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas ...
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Demonstration in Petion-Ville near Place Boyer, today, April 28, 2017, sent at 12:10 p.m.

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of a demonstration in Pétion-ville near Place Boyer.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. ...
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Violent Protest near Champs Mars. Sent April 27th at 1:10PM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that there is a violent protest in downtown Port-au-Prince, in the area of Champs Mars. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area.   Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the ...
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Armed Road Blocks on Route National 2, today, April 20, 2017

  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of armed roadblocks on Route National 2 between Petit-Goave and Aquin. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area.   Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any ...
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Rain, Mudslides and Flooding–Life Safety Precautions

  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens that due to ongoing rain and soil saturation in many parts of the country over the last several days, there is a heightened risk for mudslides and flooding.  The Sud Departement has been particularly affected by these rains, which have already led to rising rivers and flooding in ...
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Armed Road Blocks on Route National 2, today, April 20, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of armed roadblocks on Route National 2 between Petit-Goave and Aquin. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, ...
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Reports of Gunshots, Sent April 7th at 7PM

  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of reports of gunshots on the Vivy Mitchel shortcut near the Best Time Hotel. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity ...
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Protest in Juvenat. Sent April 10 at 12:25pm

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that there is currently a protest in Juvenat. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. ...
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Flooding on Vivy Mitchell shortcut. Sent April 9 at 4:23pm

  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens of flooding of the Vivy Mitchell shortcut in Port-au-Prince. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, ...
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Road Blocked at Puits-Blain/Vivy MitchellSent April 7, 2017 at 12:00pm

  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the road is blocked at Puits-Blain/Vivy Mitchell where the water trucks typically turn off, due to an overturned truck. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and ...
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Protest on the road between Vivy Mitchell and Puits Blain. Sent April 6, 2017 at 2:45pm

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens there is a protest blocking the road between Vivy Mitchell and Puits Blain. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any ...
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Demonstration in Front of U.S. Embassy

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens that there is a small, on-going demonstration in front of the U.S. Embassy, today, April 6th, 2017.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to use caution in the area.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. Exercise caution if in the vicinity of any ...
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Shooting Incident near OACVT today March 30, 2017 Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of a shooting incident near OAVCT in Tabarre (Near intersection of Vivy Mitchell shortcut and Blvd 15 Octobre). U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution ...
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Demonstration near Carrefour Airport

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizen of a demonstration near Carrefour Airport (intersection of Delmas and Toussaint Louverture).  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, ...
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Demonstration in Front of the Embassy, today, March 23, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens that there is a small, on-going demonstration in front of the embassy, today, March 23, 2017.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to use caution in the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. Exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large ...
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Gun Shots fired near MSC Hardware store in Tabarre, today, March 23, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens that gun shots were fired near the MSC Hardware store on Boulevard 15 Octobre in Tabarre.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in ...
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Protest in the Champs de Mars Area in Downtown Port-au-Prince, Sent March 22nd at 1PM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of reports of a protest in Port-au-Prince in the Champs de Mars area. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any ...
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Shots fired in front of U.S. Embassy, March 21, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens of shots fired in front of the U.S. Embassy, Boulevard du 15 Octobre, Tabarre,  today, March 21, 2017.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area until the situation has resolved. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas ...
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Protest March 20, 2017

The U.S. Embassy has learned that the earlier protest on Boulevard Harry S. Truman has moved to the Champs de Mars area in downtown Port-au-Prince.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, ...
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Protest in downtown Port-au-Prince March 20, 2017

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of a protest in downtown Port-au-Prince near the Prime Minister’s Office on Blvd Harry S. Truman.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens Zika Virus Update

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its Zika travel guidance on March 10, 2017, recommending that pregnant women not travel to Haiti or any other area where there is a risk of Zika virus infection.  For a world map of the Zika affected areas, please visit CDC’s interactive map .  For more information about ...
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Shooting near Aristide University

There has been a shooting death near Aristide University.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Review your personal security plans, remain aware of your surroundings, including local events, and monitor local news stations for updates.  Be vigilant and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security. For further information: See the State ...
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Resolution of Strike at Airport, March 15, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens that today’s strike of security employees at the Port-au-Prince International Airport appears to be resolved, though some flight schedules may still be delayed or disrupted.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to reconfirm their flight departure time and information with their airline. For further information about security in Haiti: See ...
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Security Strike at Port au Prince International Airport, March 15, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens that there is an on-going strike by security and screening employees at the Port au Prince International Airport.  Passengers currently cannot pass through security and board their planes.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to use caution if they are at the airport and to contact their airline before departing ...
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Route National One/Arcahaie

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that since March 5th, demonstrations, burning tires and attacks on vehicles have continued on Route National One between Cabaret and Montrouis.  Yesterday, there were multiple road blocks involving burning tires and trucks near Arcahaie.  Protestors continue to disrupt traffic in the area.  It is expected that the demonstrations will ...
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Demonstration in front of the Embassy, today, March 9, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens that there is an on-going demonstration in front of the embassy, today, March 9, 2017.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to use caution in the area.   Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution ...
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Protest in Arcahaie today, March 6, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens of protests in and near Arcahaie.  Vehicles have been attacked and damaged by protestors.  Embassy employees are prohibited from travel on Route National One through Arcahaie until further notice. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and ...
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Shooting near OAVCT on 6 March 2017

There are reports of a shooting near OAVCT in Tabarre. Please use caution in the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. For further information about security in ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Gunshots Reported at Gerald Bataille Intersection

Gunshots have been reported at the Gerald Bataille intersection in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. For further information about security in Haiti: See the State ...
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Official Carnival Celebrations in Haiti, February 26 – 28, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince informs U.S. citizens that carnival season has begun and advises citizens to take extra security precautions. This year’s annual celebration of Carnival is expected to bring tens of thousands of partygoers and observers. Characterized by large raucous, (and often intoxicated) crowds, Carnival can be a fun, yet potentially unsafe place ...
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Closure of the Embassy on Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Government of Haiti has officially declared Tuesday, February 7 as a holiday on the occasion of the inauguration of President-elect Jovenel Moïse. Therefore, the Embassy will be closed for routine services. For information about security in Haiti: See the State Department’s travel website  for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Haiti Specific Information . Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Insel Air

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of the guidance that the U.S. Consulate in Curacao is sharing with U.S. citizens resident there: United States Consulate General Curacao Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Insel Air February 1, 2017 The U.S. Consulate General Curaçao informs U.S. citizens that it has temporarily prohibited U.S. Consulate personnel from flying ...
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Report of Gunshots on 31st January 2017 at 11:30AM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that there are reports of shots being fired near the Haitian Ministry of Education on Avenue Martin Luther King in Port-au-Prince on January 31st at 11:30AM. The Embassy recommends that U.S. citizens avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You ...
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Gunfire Reported Near the La Saline Commissariat

There are reports of gunfire in La Saline. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. For further information about security in Haiti: •        See the State Department’s  travel website  for the Worldwide ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti

Reports of police actions and large crowds around Muncheez in Petionville, today, January 25, 2017 Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. For further information about security in Haiti: ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Gunshots and Police Presence reported today at the Gerald Bataille intersection

Gunshots, police activity and heavy traffic at Gerald Bataille in Cazeau, today, January 21, 2017 The Embassy has received reports of police activity, gunshots and heavy traffic at the Gerald Bataille intersection near the airport. At least one casualty has been reported. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this area. Even demonstrations intended to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Road Blockages on Vivy Michel shortcut, today

The Embassy has received reports of traffic delays and blockages on the Vivy Michel Shortcut. All U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gathering, protests, ...
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Report of a Morning Protest on 15 Octobre Blvd. in Tabarre

There are reports of a demonstration beginning at 9am in front of the U.S. Embassy on 15 Octobre Blvd.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to exercise caution in the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant and be ...
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Shelter in Place Lifted, January 6, 2017

The Embassy has lifted yesterday’s shelter in place for embassy employees and is open as normal. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much ...
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Protest eastbound on Delmas in Downtown, Today, December 13, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a protest headed eastbound on Delmas in Downtown.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, ...
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Demonstration on Route de Freres/Puits Blain, today, December 13, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of demonstrators on/around Route de Freres and Puits Blain.   All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their ...
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Demonstration on Delmas Road, Near Delmas 24

The demonstration is currently near Delmas 24 and is reportedly heading towards Petion-ville.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to exercise caution.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid ...
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Demonstration in the downtown neighborhood of La Saline

Protest reported in La Saline. All U.S. Citizens are advised to stay clear of the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should ...
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Demonstration in Delmas 18

The Embassy has received reports of an ongoing demonstration in Delmas 18.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this ...
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Demonstration on Route Frere by 8a8 Market

Reports of a protest on Route Frere. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as ...
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Road Blockage Between Peguyville and Route Frere in Tabarre

There are reports of a sizable oil spill on the Peguyville road linking Peguyville and Route Frere. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration with violence on Ave John Brown today, Dec 1, 2016

Eastbound Demonstration on Ave John Brown, today, December 1, 2016 The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration with violence traveling on Ave John Brown heading east in the direction of Petionville. The demonstration has just passed the National Fort. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rocks thrown on 15 Oct Blvd, near OAVCT, today, Nov 30, 2016

Rocks thrown on 15 Octobre Blvd, today, November 30, 2016 The Embassy has received reports of rocks thrown on 15 Oct. Blvd near the OAVCT offices. All U.S. Citizens are advised to use caution in the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, ...
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Demonstration with Gunfire and Burning Tires today November 29, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of gunfire and burnings tires at a protest in downtown Port-au-Prince.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and ...
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Burning Tires and Gunshots near Malpasse, Rt. National 8, today, November 29, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of burning tires and gunshots in the area of Malpasse, near the border of the Dominican Republic on Route National 8.   All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this area and route. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, ...
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Demonstration Downtown near St. Jean Bosco Church, today, November 22, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration in Downtown near the St. Jean Bosco Church.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of ...
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Ongoing Demonstration in Downtown Port-au-Prince, heading toward Petion-Ville, today November 21, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of an ongoing demonstration in the downtown, Port-au-Prince area. Demonstrators are gathering in front of the St. Jean Bosco church on Grand Rue.  The demonstrators have expressed their intentions to march to the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) in Petion-Ville.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid these areas.  Please keep in ...
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Violent Protest Reported in the Vicinity of Delmas 32, November 15

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Reports of Gunshots in the Vicinity of Delmas 40, November 14, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Demonstration in Place Boyer, November 13, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Demonstration on Rue Delmas and in Petionville today, November 11, 2016

There are reports of scheduled protests by the CEP and near Place Boyer and on Rue Delmas today from 2PM through the rest of the evening. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area and to shelter in place at home or the nearest safe location.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, ...
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Violent Protest in the Vicinity of Miragoane and Chalone

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Violence in Arcahaie today

Violence in Arcahaie, today, October 22, 2016 The Embassy has been informed of a violent prision break in Arcahaie on Route National 1. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all ...
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Roadblocks near Leogane, today, October 19, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of roadblocks near Leogane. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area ...
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Attention all U.S. Citizens in Haiti, it’s time to vote!

The U.S. Embassy is hosting a voter registration drive Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 4PM to 7PM at La Fouchet Restaurant in the Executive Villas compound. Come drop off your completed ballot for free mail delivery to the States or come get all the forms you need to vote! Staff will be available on-site to assist. Address: La ...
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Demonstration at Delmas 30 today

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration at Delmas 30. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration on Delmas 60, today October 16, 2016

The Embassy has received a report of a demonstration on Delmas 60. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Heavy rainfall, flooding and downed power lines

Heavy rains, flooding in Port au Prince, and downed trees and power lines on the Peguyville Shortcut, October 13,2016. Due to significant rainfall and flooding in and around Port au Prince, do not drive through deep or fast moving water and be mindful of flash floods. There are reports of downed trees and power lines ...
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U.S. Citizens: Demonstration near Delmas 33, today, October 10, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Attention all U.S. Citizens in Haiti, it’s time to vote!

The U.S. Embassy is hosting a voter registration drive Tuesday, Oct. 11th from 4PM to 7PM at La Fouchet Restaurant in the Executive Villas compound. Come drop off your completed ballot for free mail delivery to the States or come get all the forms you need to vote! Staff will be available on-site to assist. Address: La ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Update Following Hurricane Matthew

This message is to alert U.S. citizens of the risks of travel in Haiti along the southern peninsula – commonly referred to as the “southern claw.” U.S. citizens are advised not to travel to the area for the time being. While it is difficult at this time to know exact conditions in the southern peninsula ...
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Emergency Hurricane Message for U.S. Citizens

Embassy Closure, Thursday, October 6 The Embassy will be closed on Thursday, October 6.  Please consult the  NOAA website  to follow the status of Hurricane Matthew.  Please refer to prior Embassy notices about  staying safe in rain and floods . The American Citizen Services Section of the Embassy will reschedule all appointments for Thursday for U.S. Citizens.  However, when the Embassy is open, but it is not safe for ...
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Emergency Hurricane Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Closure, Wednesday, October 5, and Shelter in Place Due to Hurricane Matthew

The Embassy will be closed for routine services on Wednesday, October 5.  The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince has ordered all Embassy personnel and their families to shelter in place, until further notice, given the intensity of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.  Most of Haiti is under a Hurricane Warning.  All American citizens are strongly advised to ...
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Updated Travel Warning for Haiti

This is an update to the Travel Warning posted on October 7, 2016, warning United States citizens about the dangers of travel to areas in the south of Haiti following the October 2016 passage of Hurricane Matthew.  U.S. citizens are advised not to travel to the southern peninsula of Haiti, commonly referred to as the ...
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Emergency Hurricane Message for U.S. Citizens: Shelter in Place Due to Hurricane Matthew

The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince has ordered all Embassy personnel and their families to shelter in place, given the intensity of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Most of Haiti is under a Hurricane Warning. Shelter in place will be effective Monday, October 3 at 7 a.m. until further notice. The Embassy will be closed for routine ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Hurricane Matthew Updates

Hurricane Matthew Updates This message is to advise U.S. citizens residing and traveling in Haiti that Hurricane Matthew, category 4, is predicted to affect Haiti starting Sunday, October 2nd and continuing through Wednesday, October 5th. A Hurricane Watch has been declared for parts of Haiti. U.S. Embassy personnel in the southern peninsula have been instructed to return to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew This message is to advise U.S. citizens residing and traveling in Haiti that Hurricane Matthew, category 3, is predicted to affect Haiti starting Sunday, October 2nd and continuing through Wednesday, October 4th. This storm is expected to bring significant rainfall that may result in flooding and mudslides, primarily in the southern peninsula but ...
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Voter Registration Event at the La Fouchet Restaurant Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 from 4-7p.m.

Attention all U.S. Citizens in Haiti, it’s time to vote! The U.S. Embassy is hosting a voter registration drive Tuesday, Oct. 4th from 4 to 7 PM at the La Fouchèt Restaurant (inside the Executive Villas compound) in Tabarre. Come drop off your completed ballot for free mail delivery to the States or come get all the forms you ...
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Tropical Storm Matthew’s predicted trajectory to affect Haiti

This message is to advise U.S. citizens residing and traveling in Haiti that the Tropical Storm Matthew has formed and maintains a predicted trajectory that will impact Haiti starting Sunday, October 2nd in the morning and continuing through Tuesday, October 4th.  The Storm models predict that it will intensify to Hurricane strength prior to reaching ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Reports of a Shooting near Chicken Fiesta in Petionville

The Embassy has received reports of a shooting near Chicken Fiesta in Petionville. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, ...
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Demonstration in Petionville near the Best Western Hotel today, September 28, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Demonstration Between Delmas 32 and Delmas 83

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or near ...
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Burning Tires near Aristide University, September 23, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of burning tires on the car radius road and near Aristide University.   All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be ...
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Developing Security Situation outside the Canne A Sucre Park in Tabarre, Today, September 23, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a developing security situation outside of the Canne A Sucre Park on 15th Octobre Blvd in Tabarre.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to use care in this area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy ...
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Demonstration in the Vicinity of Delmas 79, today, 22 September 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Demonstration at Delmas 32 and Heading Eastbound September 14, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Shooting at the Intersection of Airport Road and Route de Delmas September 13, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant and be aware of their surroundings. For further information about security in Haiti: •        See the State Department’s  travel website  for ...
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Shooting reported, Rue Marcadieux, today, September 13, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a shooting on Rue Marcadieux near the Lycee Francais. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their ...
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Demonstration in Front of the National Palace by Champs de Mars today, September 09, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Demonstration in Petion-Ville by Place Boyer September 09, 2016

There is a reported demonstration by Place Boyer that will most likely move towards the CEP building in Place St. Pierre.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, ...
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Security Guidance in Elevated crime areas, September 8 , 2016

The Embassy Security Officer has provided the following guidance for Embassy employees, in light of recent elevated crime trends:  The Embassy Security Officer has determined that Petionville, parts of Tabarre, Delmas, the airport, and Route de Frere are heightened risk areas. The Embassy Security Officer has determined these areas to have been most affected by ...
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Road Block by Gerald Bataille on Mais Gate Road September 07, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to stay clear of the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Road Block in Gerald Bataille, today, September 06, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Demonstration at the Town Hall in Kenscoff, today, September 06, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Protest Downtown on Avenue Charles Sumner today, September 06, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Roadblocks in Arcahaie, Today, September 3, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of roadblocks at Arcahaie on Route National 1. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, ...
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Road Blocks at Archaie on Route National #1, Today, September 2, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of road blocks at Archaie on Route National #1. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this route and area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware ...
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“Express Kidnappings” on routes to the Dominican Republic, September 2, 2016

Please be advised that there has been a spate of “express kidnappings” on travel routes from Haiti to the Dominican Republic. The latest occurred on August 30, when a traveler driving from Haiti to Santo Domingo was pulled over at gunpoint by a group of individuals dressed as police officers. He was driven to a ...
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Security Situation near the Ministry of Health, today, August 31, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of an ongoing security situation near the Ministry of Health.   All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of ...
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Protest and Gunshots in Delmas 83 near the Ministry of Education, August 30, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Update: Moving toward lower Delmas today, August 29, 2016

The Embassy has received reports that the earlier demonstration is passing Delmas 40, likely heading toward lower Delmas. Another group of demonstrators is reported near Delmas 105. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid these areas. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rooadblocks on Rt. National 2 near Leogane today

The Embassy has received reports of roadblocks on Route National 2 near Leogane.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this area and route.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Roadblocks on Route National 2 Near Mirogoane with reports of armed demonstrators

The Embassy has received reports that roadblocks and disruptions on Route National 2, south of Mirogoane, near St. Michel and Chalon, are continuing, with reports of armed demonstrators. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this route and this area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Gusting Winds and Heavy Rains Anticipated over next 24 hours

Gusting Winds and Heavy Rains Anticipated over next 24 hours, August 24, 2016 INV 99L is expected to pass to the north of Hispanola, but could still bring gusty winds and heavy rains, particularly in the northern part of Haiti tonight and tomorrow. You can track the system here: www.accuweather.com/en/ht/national/satellite and http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ . For further information about ...
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Report of Gunfire heard in Delmas 60 today, August 22, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Demonstration in the Champs de Mars Area today August 22, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to keep in mind that large gatherings in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid these areas as much as possible. For further information about security in Haiti: •        ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration at Delmas 79 Today, August 20, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration at Delmas 79. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this area. Please keep in mind that large gatherings in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and ...
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Demonstration on Blvd. 15 Octobre in Front of Sun Auto today August 11, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to be cautious in the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find ...
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Protest at the CEP in Petion Ville, Place St. Pierre today August 10, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to stay clear of the area. Please keep in mind that large gatherings in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid these areas as much as possible. For further information ...
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Protest in Carradeux August 9, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to stay clear. Please keep in mind that large gatherings in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid these areas as much as possible. For further information about security ...
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Roadblock on Avenue Mais Gate in the Petite Place Cazeau area today August 08, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to stay clear of the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Safety Precautions in Heavy Rain

Flooding in Port-au-Prince and throughout Haiti is a matter of life/safety. About half of all flood-related deaths are caused by drivers proceeding in unsafe flood conditions. Fast rising water across a street can cause a driver to lose control of the vehicle in as little as 6 inches of water. If you see water on ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Storm Update

Storm Update, August 1, 2016, 3:15 p.m. The center of the storm (Invest 97L) is currently passing to the south of Haiti but inclement weather, including high winds and rain, is expected for much of Haiti through the evening and into early Tuesday. The Haitian Ministry of Interior has issued an alert for people to ...
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Severe Weather Expected in Haiti over the next 72 hours

Heavy rain and high winds are expected in Haiti over the next 48-72 hours.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to monitor the National Hurricane Center (NHC) website for developments in this weather pattern. Please plan accordingly and be vigilant. For further information about security in Haiti: •        See the State Department’s  travel website  for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, ...
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Protest on Avenue Christophe near the Inaghei School, today July 29, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Demonstration at Champs de Mars today July 28, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Temporary Emergency Telephone of the U.S. Embassy today, July 27, 2016 from 4:30 PM to 12:00AM

For today only, July 27, 2016 from 4:30 PM to 12:00AM, please dial 509-4895-6579 to report U.S. Citizen emergencies in Haiti. After midnight, all emergency calls should be made through the regular emergency line 509-2229-8000. For further information about security in Haiti: See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Haiti Specific Information . Enroll ...
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Ongoing Demonstration in Delmas 33, today July 27, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Demonstration by the MINUSTAH General Jaborandy Camp in Tabarre today July 26, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Demonstration in the Carrefour Airport (Lower Delmas) area today, July 25, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible. Should you find yourself among ...
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Protest in Delmas 33 today July 13, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Gunshots Heard in Delmas 32, today July 12, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. For further information about security in Haiti: •        See the State Department’s  travel website  for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and  Haiti Specific Information . •        Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. •        Contact the U.S. Embassy in ...
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Protest in front of Aristide University, today July 11, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Protest near the Giant grocery store in Petion-ville, today July 11, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Protest in Champs de Mars today July 11, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Shooting near the Belvedere Building in Petion-ville, today July 08, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. For further information about security in Haiti: •        See the State Department’s  travel website  for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and  Haiti Specific Information . •        Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. •        Contact the U.S. Embassy in ...
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Gunfire heard near the Karibe Hotel in Juvenat, today July 08, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. For further information about security in Haiti: •        See the State Department’s  travel website  for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and  Haiti Specific Information . •        Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. •        Contact the U.S. Embassy in ...
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Shooting reported near the Total Gas Station on Route Frere near the Huit a Huit Market. Today July 08, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. For further information about security in Haiti: •        See the State Department’s  travel website  for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and  Haiti Specific Information . •        Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. •        Contact the U.S. Embassy in ...
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Fire in Petion-ville on Rue Lambert at Clinique Degand, today July 07, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. For further information about security in Haiti: •        See the State Department’s  travel website  for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and  Haiti Specific Information . •        Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. •        Contact the U.S. Embassy in ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Shots Reported by the Royal Oasis Hotel today

Shots have been reported near the Royal Oasis Hotel on Avenue Pan-Americaine in Petion-Ville. All U.S. Citizens are advised to stay clear of the area. For further information about security in Haiti: • See the State Department’s travel website ( http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en.html ) for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Haiti Specific Information ( http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country/haiti.html ). ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Burning Tires by Aristide University in Tabarre today July 2, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible. Should you find yourself among ...
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Demonstration Near Aristide University in Tabarre today July 01, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to stay clear of the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among ...
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July 4th Voting Message

Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2016 U.S. elections! In order to vote in the November 2016 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2016.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Exercise Caution

There has been an increase in crime and security related incidents in recent weeks, including a number of incidents involving U.S. and other western tourists and armed robberies, many occurring outside of banks and/or ATM machines. Please continue to be vigilant with regard to personal protective measures.  In analyzing recent crime and security incidents, some common themes ...
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Demonstration Near Parliament today June 28, 2016

There is a report of a demonstration at Parliament.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much ...
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Demonstration at the Human Science University in Pacot on Rue Casseus today June 24, 2016

There is a report of a violent demonstration at the Human Science University in Pacot on Rue Casseus.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware ...
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Demonstrators at the Faculte d’Ethnologie Downtown Plan March to the National Palace today June 24, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ...
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Large Demonstration Headed Towards the C.E.P. Offices on Route de Freres today June 22, 2016

Large Demonstration Reported Moving from Place Boyer Towards the C.E.P. Offices on Route de Freres today June 22, 2016 Several thousand protesters are reported to be walking from Place Boyer to the C.E.P. building on Routes de Freres. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, ...
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Demonstration in Bel-Air, Heading towards the Legislative Palace Today June 21, 2016

The U.S. embassy has received reports of an ongoing political demonstration, currently located in Bel-Air and heading towards the Legislative Palace.  Some of the demonstrators appear to be armed and have reportedly threatened to set fire to the Parliamentary headquarters.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Roadblock on Route Nationale 1 near Arcahaie today, June 18, 2016

A roadblock has been reported near Arcahaie, between Montrouis and Cabaret. Please stay clear. Avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. For further information about security in Haiti: See the State Department’s travel website  for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Haiti Specific Information . Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) ...
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Shots Fired on Blvd 15 October, today, June 14, 2016

A group of demonstrators walking on Blvd. 15 October are laying large rocks and tires on the road from the corner of Fleuriot until the corner of Caraduex (near Aristide University).  Shots have also been reported. Stay clear of the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid areas of ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti June 13, 2016

Planned Demonstration in Ave John Brown/ Lower Pan American areas today June 13, 2016 The U.S. embassy expects protests in Ave John Brown/ lower Pan American this evening June 13 through tomorrow June 14th, 2016.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the areas.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can ...
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Very Stormy Weather Anticipated for this weekend, May 27-30, 2016

U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Very stormy weather expected for this weekend (May 27-30, 2016) The Embassy would like to inform U.S. Citizens that this weekend’s weather promises to be stormy and overcast, throughout the country. Temperatures will probably decline this Sunday, May 29. Forecasters are monitoring a disturbance that has a chance (approximately 70%) to ...
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Demonstration May 24, 2016

The U.S. embassy has received reports of a demonstration at Delmas 33.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Violent Protest on Route National 1 tonight

The protest on Route National 1 near Montrouis has turned violent with reports of fatalities, shots fired, and teargas deployed. The Embassy Security Officer has restricted embassy personnel from travel along Route National 1 between Cabaret and Montrouis until further notice. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest on Route National 1 in Montrouis

There is a protest on Route National 1 in Montrouis at the bridge, approximately one kilometer south of Moulin Sur Mer. Currently the protest is peaceful, but traffic is heavily congested. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Haiti Travel Alert still in Effect

The U.S. Embassy would like to remind all U.S. Citizens that the travel alert  issued for Haiti on January 11, 2016 is still in effect. This Travel Alert expires on June 10, 2016. We advise U.S. citizens to exercise caution and remain abreast of the security situation. For further information about security in Haiti: See the State Department’s travel website  for ...
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Report of planned demonstration near the Brasserie La Couronne today, May 13, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of a planned demonstration this morning, today, May 13, 2016, near the Brasserie La Couronne on Route National #1.  Please keep in mind that large gatherings in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Planned demonstration today, May 8, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a planned demonstration today, with the possible route as follows: Carrefour Pean, Solino, Fort National, Platon Belair, Delmas 4, Delmas 2, Lassaline, Pont Rouge, Cite Soleil, Pele-Simon, Cite Okay, Delmas 31 to finish at Delmas 33. All U.S. Citizens are advised to stay clear of this route. Please keep ...
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Protesters throwing rocks at vehicles near entrance of Belville today, May 3, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of protesters throwing rocks at vehicles near the entrance of Belville.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of ...
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The bridge on Route 9 flooded severely today

The U.S. Embassy has received a report that the bridge on Route 9 is severely flooded. Please avoid using Route 9 to access Route 1. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. For further information about security in Haiti: See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Haiti Specific Information . Enroll in ...
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Disturbance/Teargas/Reports of gunfire on Route Frere near the entrance of Belville today, May 2, 2016

There is a distrubance on Route Frere near the entrance of Belville.  The entrance is blocked with burning tires, tearbgas has been deployed, and there are reports of gunfire.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration at Champs de Mars/Downtown today, May 1, 2016

The Embassy has received a report of a demonstration at Champs de Mars in Downtown. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of ...
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Planned Demonstration in downtown today, April 26, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of a planned demonstration in downtown today. Possible itinerary:  Avenue John Brown (Lalue) – Rue Capois, Rue Chavannes – Rue Magloire Ambroise – Rue Oswald Durand – Rue des Casernes – Boulevard La Saline – Place d’Italie – Champ-de-Mars(final).  Please keep in mind that large gatherings in Haiti, ...
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Planned Demonstration in Cap-Haitian and Jeremie today, April 25, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received information regarding planned demonstrations today in Cap-Haitian and Jeremie. The demonstration in Cap-Haitian is scheduled to begin around 10:00 a.m. in the area of Rue 24 Boulevard ( near Feu Vert Night Club).  At this time, there is no further information about the planned demonstration in Jeremie.  Please keep in mind that large ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Nazon/Bourdon/ Petionville today, Sunday, April 24, 2016

Demonstrators are currently gathering at the intersection of Blvd. Martin Luther King (Nazon) and Ave. Panamericaine (Bourdon). The demonstrators are expected to march up Bourdon to the CEP in Petionville and end at Place Boyer. All U.S. Citizens are advised to stay clear of these areas. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens 
U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Demonstrations Expected Tomorrow, Sunday, April 24, 2016 Demonstrations are expected tomorrow, Sunday, April 24. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid unnecessary travel as congestion and road blocks are expected. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the ...
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Report erected barricades of burning tires in front of Ministry of Communication on Bois Verna, today April 8, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of erected barricades of burning tires in front of Ministry of Communication on Bois Verna (Ave Lamartinière) downtown Port-au-Prince. All U.S. Citizens are advised to stay clear of the area.  Please keep in mind that large gatherings in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn ...
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Report of a large fire at a construction material store in Pétion-Ville today April 4, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of a large fire at a construction material store located at the intersection of Rue Lamarre and Rue Villate in Petion-Ville. All U.S. Citizens are advised to stay clear of the area. For further information about security in Haiti: •        See the State Department’s  travel website  for the Worldwide Caution, ...
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Voting in 2016 U.S. Elections

Your vote counts! Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration near Place Boyer in Petionville, March 19, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration near Place Boyer in Petionville. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, ...
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