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 gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. For

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 the vicinity of any large

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 large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

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 of demonstrations, and exercise caution

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, protests, or demonstrations. For further

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. For further information about security

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 travel guidance for pregnant

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 Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution,

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 the State Department’s travel websitefor the

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 for the airport.  Currently we

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 continue, with planned demonstrations on

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 if in the vicinity of

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 exercise caution if in the

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 Haiti: •        See the State

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 Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution,

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 for revelers. Good judgment and

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

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 on Insel Air. The Consulate

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 should avoid areas of demonstrations,

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 Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts,

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: • See the State Department’s

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 be peaceful can turn confrontational

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, or demonstrations. For further information

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 aware of their surroundings. For

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 as possible.  Should you find

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, and avoid this area as

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 surroundings, and avoid this area

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 this area as much as

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 you find yourself among or

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 area as much as possible. 

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 possible.  Should you find yourself

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, and avoid this area as

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 in Haiti, even peaceful ones,

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, so the Embassy urges all

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 avoid this area as much

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, so the Embassy urges all

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 their surroundings, and avoid this

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 mind that demonstrations in Haiti,

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 near protesters, depart the area

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, even peaceful ones, can escalate

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 U.S. citizens to remain vigilant,

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 as much as possible. Should

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 Fouchet Restaurant in the Executive

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 this area as much as

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 avoid this area as much

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 on the Peguyville Shortcut. All

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 Fouchet Restaurant in the Executive

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 following the landfall of Hurricane

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 you

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 shelter in place if they

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 “southern claw.” The U.S. Embassy

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 services on Monday, October 3,

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 Port-au-Prince. This storm is expected

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 also in Port-au-Prince and the

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 need to vote! Staff will

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 Haiti and bring significant rainfall

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, and avoid this area as

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 protesters, depart the area immediately.

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 aware of their surroundings, and

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 urges all U.S. citizens to

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings,

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 surroundings, and avoid this area

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 near protesters, depart the area

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, be aware of their surroundings,

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 recent crime trends. Violent crimes,

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 near protesters, depart the area

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, and avoid this area as

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 of their surroundings, and avoid

“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 secluded area and robbed. This

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 their surroundings, and avoid this

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 the Embassy urges all U.S.

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 their surroundings, and avoid this

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 even turn violent, so the

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 security in Haiti: See the

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 near protesters, depart the area

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: •        See the State Department’s travel website for

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 avoid these areas as much

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 yourself among or near protesters,

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 about security in Haiti: •       

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 in Haiti: •        See the

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 or near protesters, depart the

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 the road from flooding you

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 take precautions throughout the country,

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, and Haiti Specific

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 near protesters, depart the area

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.

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 or near protesters, depart the

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 Haiti, located

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 near protesters, depart the area

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 Haiti, located

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 Haiti, located

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 Haiti, located

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 Haiti, located

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). • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment

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 or near protesters, depart the

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 or near protesters, depart the

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,

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 have emerged to keep in

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 as possible.  Should you find

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 of their surroundings, and avoid

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 near protesters, depart the area

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, even peaceful ones, can escalate

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 ones, can escalate quickly and

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

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 demonstrations, and exercise caution if

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 escalate quickly and even turn

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 become the second storm of

Shooting by the Best Western Hotel in Petion-Ville near Place Boyer today

U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Shooting near the Best Western Hotel by Place Boyer today, May 27, 2016 There is a report of a shooting near the Best Western Hotel in Petion-Ville near Place Boyer. One fatality reported. 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

Upcoming Election related dates/Embassy Holidays

The U.S. Embassy would like to remind all U.S. Citizens that the next significant dates in the Haiti election calendar are Sunday, May 29, when the Verification Committee is scheduled to announce its results, and Tuesday, May 31, when the Provisional Election Commission (CEP) is scheduled to announce the calendar for elections. U.S. Citizens are reminded that unrest and protests

IRS Webinar on “Overseas Filing for U.S. Taxpayers”

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will host a webinar on “Overseas Filing for U.S. Taxpayers” on May 25, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT.  As a reminder, U.S. embassies and consulates cannot mail tax returns on behalf of U.S. taxpayers living abroad through the diplomatic pouch or other Department of State facilities.  To register and attend this webinar,

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 this area as much as

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 demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful

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 even turn violent, so the

Demonstration planned for today, May 14, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a planned demonstration for today, with a possible itinerary as follows: Ave John Brown, Ave Christophe, Rue Cameau, Angle Magloire Ambroise, Rue Chavannes, Rue Capois, likely ending at Champs de Mars. The demonstration will likely begin before 12 noon.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to stay clear of this route.  Please keep in mind

Demonstration at Santo 19, Croix de Bouquets, today, May 14, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration at Santo 19, Croix de Bouquets.  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

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 the

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 their surroundings, and avoid this

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 in mind that demonstrations in

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Heavy Rain and Flooding Life Safety Precautions

Flooding in Port-au-Prince 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 you to lose control of your vehicle in as little as 6 inches of water. If you see water on the road from flooding you should turn around. When

Road Block near Mirogoane on Route 2 today

The U.S. embassy has received reports of a road block near Mirogoane on Route 2. 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

Planned Demonstration in Downtown, Today, May 4, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a planned demonstration today.  The possible itinerary is as follows:  Saint Jean Bosco Church, La Saline, Rue Tiremasse, Perpetuel Secours Church, Rue Dr. Aubry, Avenue John Brown, Rue Pavee, Rue du Quai, Boulevard Harry Truman to end in front of the Parliament.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this route. Please keep in

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 their surroundings, and avoid this

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

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 all U.S. citizens to remain

Demonstration on Route Frere near HNP Academy. Today, May 2nd, 2016

The Embassy has received a report of a protest at the intersection of Rte. Frere and Blvd. 15 Octobre.  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

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 their surroundings, and avoid this

Report of Demonstration in downtown Port-au-Prince today, April 29, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of a demonstration downtown near the National Palace.  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 this area as much as possible. Even demonstrations intended

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, even peaceful ones, can escalate

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 gatherings in Haiti, even peaceful

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 peaceful ones, can escalate quickly

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 vicinity of any large gatherings,

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 violent, so the Embassy urges

Report of Road Block on Rt. National 1 at Saint-Meddard, Arcahaie, today, April 7, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of a road block on Rt. National 1 at Saint-Meddard, Arcahaie. 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

Possible Demonstration in Petion-Ville, today, April 7, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of a possible demonstration in Petion-Ville today starting at Place Boyer. The demonstration is scheduled to start at 10:00 am.  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

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, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Haiti

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 deadline. Follow a few simple

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, and avoid this area as

Report of a protest in Pétion Ville by Extra Market today March 16, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of a protest in Pétion Ville by Extra Market right by the Peguyville shortcut.  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,

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration at Place St Pierre in Petionville

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration at Place St Pierre 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, and avoid this area

Haiti Travel Alert – March 11, 2016

The State Department has revised the Travel Alert issued on January 11, 2016 concerning the election period. The latest announced date for the twice-postponed elections is April 24, 2016. This Travel Alert expires on June 10, 2016. Tensions remain high and we strongly urge U.S. citizens to exercise caution and remain abreast of the security situation as the electoral process

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Report of an ongoing Haitian National Police (HNP) operation and gunshots heard in Boulevard La Saline in Downtown

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of an ongoing Haitian National Police (HNP) operation and of gunshots heard in Boulevard La Saline in Downtown. 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

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Vivy Michel

The Embassy has received reports of a crowd of approximately 50 people on Vivy Michel. The crowd is reported to be non-violent, carrying signs and blocking traffic. 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.

Demonstration in front of Parliament, February 23, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration in front of Parliament, in Downtown Port-au-Prince. 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, and avoid this area

Demonstration at the National Campus of Health and Sciences in Downtown, February 23, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration at the National Campus of Health and Sciences in Downtown, Port-au-Prince.  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,

Travel Notice for Haiti regarding the Zika Virus

The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince informs U.S. citizens that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel notice for Haitiregarding the Zika virus. There is evidence that Zika is linked to birth defects in the fetuses of infected pregnant women and Guillain-Barré syndrome in infected individuals of any age or gender.  Zika is typically a mosquito-borne

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration on Route Frere

The Embassy has received reports of an ongoing demonstration on Route Frere. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this street. 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

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Violence in Petionville and Demonstration on Blvd October 15

The Embassy has received reports of violence in Petionville and of a demonstration on Blvd October 15, north of the U.S. Embassy in Tabarre. American Embassy personnel are restricted from Petionville until further notice. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid Petionville and to use caution. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly

Vivy Mitchel Shortcut

The Embassy has received reports of an incident on the Vivy Mitchel short cut and all Embassy employees are instructed to avoid this area for the remainer of the evening. Likewise 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

Gunshots Fired in Bicentenaire, February 12, 2016

The U.S. embassy has received reports of gunshots being fired downtown in the Bicentenaire area.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this 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

Demonstration in Tabarre, February 12, 2016

The U.S. embassy has received reports of a demonstration in Tabarre, in front of the city hall (east of the airport). 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,

Ongoing Demonstration Downtown, February 12, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of an ongoing demonstration downtown.  Demonstrators are gathering at the St. Jean Bosco church located on Grand Rue, Carrefour Pean, and Bel-Air. The demonstrators are scheduled to converge and march along the following routes: 1) Saint-Jean Bosco, Carrefour Pean, Bel-Air; 2) Rue Tiremasse; 3) Rue St Martin; 4) Carrefour Aviation; 5) Delmas 2; 6)

Demonstration on Rue Riviere in Bourdon, February 11, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of a demonstration on Rue Riviere in Bourdon.  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, and avoid this area

Scheduled Demonstration for Tomorrow

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of a scheduled protest tomorrow 11 February 2016. Possible route for the protest is: Eglise Saint Jean Bosco, Carrefour Péan, Bel-Air (Downtown) Rue Tiremasse Rue St Martin Carrefour Aviation Delmas 2 Delmas 18 Carrefour Delmas Aéroport Route de l’Aéroport Trois Mains Route Nationale # 1 Boulevard La Saline Parliament All U.S. Citizens are

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Peguy Ville

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration in front of the President’s Residence in Peguy Ville. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid using the Peguy Ville shortcut. 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

Demonstration near Parliament

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration near the Parliament. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid Downtown. 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.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Situation in Arcahie with armed group/Route One Blocked

The Embassy has received reports of an ongoing situation with an armed group in/near Arcahie. Route One is blocked. 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

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Route National One

Due to the ongoing situation in Arcahie, the Embassy security officer has restricted Embassy U.S. personel from travel along National Route One until further notice. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this 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

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Armed group in Croix de Bouquets

The Embassy has received reports of an armed group in Croix de Bouquets. The Embassy security office has restricted Embassy U.S. personnel and families from this area until further notice. 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

Demonstrations at Delmas 30 and Place Boyer Pétion-Ville today, February 5, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of a group of demonstrators at Delmas 30, likely moving towards the National Palace, and another group of protesters at Place Boyer in Pétion-Ville.  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 the Embassy urges all U.S.

Official Carnival Celebrations in Port-au-Prince, February 7-9, 2016

The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince would like to remind U.S. citizens in Haiti of upcoming official Carnival celebrations, scheduled to take place in Port-au-Prince from February 7-9.  While these are the ‘official’ dates for Carnival, traditionally festivities begin before that and run through to the final day.  You can expect all carnival-related inconveniences (traffic, random “Ra-Ra” bands in the streets,

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Champs de Mars (gun shots fired)

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration in Champs de Mars. Due to gun shots fired, the Embassy security officer has restricted the movement of Embassy employees from Bourdon, Ave John Brown and downtown Port-au-Prince until further notice. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration/Shots Fired in Downtown

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration in Carrefour Pean and of violence (shots fired) near the Parliament building, both in Downtown. All American 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 the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant,

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration on Ave John Brown

The Embassy has received a report of a large demonstation of several thousand protestors moving west down Ave John Brown near Lalue, likely heading towards Champs de Mars. All American 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

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration on Route National 2 in Carrefour, February 3, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration on Route National 2 in Carrefour. All American 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, and avoid this area

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Planned for Today, January 31, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a planned demonstration today with the following proposed route: Depart Carrefour Pean, Eglise Perpetuelle Secours, Rue Montalais, Rue de la Reunion, Rue Pavee, Rue Oswald Durand, Rue Monseigneur Guilloux, Route des Dalles, Eglise Wesleyenne, Eglise St Gerald, Rue Capois, Faculte Ethnologie to end at the Palais National. All American Citizens are advised to avoid

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration moving toward Fort Touron

Demonstration-Fort Touron/Downtown The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration moving to Fort Touron/Downtown. All American 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, and avoid this area

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration at Vivy Michel Soccer Field

Demonstration in Vivy Michel The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration at the soccer field in Vivy Michel moving toward Route Frere. All American 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,

Demonstrations Planned for Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30, 2016

The Embassy has received reports that demonstrations are planned for Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30, 2016, with the following proposed routes: Friday, January 29, 2016: Départ Église Saint Jean Bosco, Carrefour Péan, Bel-Air; Rue Tiremasse; Rue St Martin; Carrefour Aviation; Delmas 2 ; Delmas 18 ; Carrefour Delmas Aéroport ; Nazon; Rue Fernand devant Natcom; Faustin 1er devant Canalsat;

Demonstrations in La Saline, San Fil, Belair and Delmas 18 January 29, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of on-going demonstrations in La Saline, San Fil, Belair and Delmas 18.  All American 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 the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti

Proposed Demonstration January 28, 2016 The U.S. Embassy has received reports that a large demonstration is planned for January 28. The demonstration route, while not yet fixed, will likely begin downtown and proceed up Canape Vert to Petionville. All American Citizens are advised to avoid this area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate

Demonstration in Place Boyer and Place Canape Vert, January 28, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of protests at Place Boyer in Petionville and Place Canape Vert. All American 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 the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid

Demonstration in Petionville from Giant to CEP, January 28 , 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration moving from the Giant Supermarket toward the CEP in Petionville.  All American 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,

Route National Two/Jacmel Carnival January 28, 2016

All United States citizens are advised that due to the prevalence of road blocks and sporadic violent incidents along Route National 2 in the last week, the Embassy Security Officer has restricted Embassy employee travel between Leogane and Jacmel to essential, official travel only, with security escort, and requiring advanced approval, until further notice. Additionally, due to ongoing political instability,

Demonstration on Ave John Brown, January 28, 2016

The Embassy has received reports that a demonstration is moving on Ave John Brown (Lalue/MLK) heading to Champs de Mars. American 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,

Demonstration at Nazon, January 26, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration at Nazon. All American 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, and avoid this area as much as possible. 

Planned Demonstration Downtown, January 25, 2016

The Embassy has received a report of a scheduled demonstration downtown this afternoon. Possible itinerary will be as follow: Gathering and starting points are Carrefour Péan, Perpetuelle secours church, Rue Montalais, rue de la Réunion, Rue Pavée, rue Oswald Durand, rue Monseigneur Guilloux, Route des Dalles, in front of the Wesleyenne church, in front of the St Gérard church, rue

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Nazon

The Embassy has received reports of a large demonstration of 2000 people in Nazon. All American 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, and avoid this area

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Carrefour Fleuriot and Carrefour Marassa (Croix des Bouquets)

The Embassy has received reports of demonstrations at Carrefour Fleuriot and Carrefour Marassa (Croix des Bouquet). All American 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 the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid

Moving Demonstration this afternoon

The Embassy has received reports of a possible demonstration this afternoon. The possible itinerary is as follows: gathering and starting points are St Jean Bosco church, Carrefour Peant and Bel Air to walk towards Rue Tiremasse, Rue St. Martin, carrefour Aviation, Delmas 2, Delmas 18, Carrefour Aeroport, AutoRoute de Delmas, Rue Rigaud, Place Boyer, Rue Metellus, Rue Stephen Archer in

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Petionville

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration in Petionville near the Giant Supermarket. All American 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, and avoid this area

Road Blocks on Route One from Cabaret to Gonaives, January 22, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of road blocks and general sporadic incidences of violence on Route One from Cabaret to Gonaives.  Travel for embassy personnel is restricted to essential, official travel until further notice, and all such travel must be approved in advance by the Embassy security officer.  All American Citizens are advised to avoid this route. Please keep in mind

Road Blocks on Route One from Cabaret to Gonaives, January 22, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of road blocks and general sporadic incidences of violence on Route One from Cabaret to Gonaives.  Travel for embassy personnel is restricted to essential, official travel until further notice, and all such travel must be approved in advance by the Embassy security officer.  All American Citizens are advised to avoid this route. Please keep in mind

Planned Demonstration today, January 22, 2016

The Embassy has received reports that there is a planned demonstration for today, January 22, 2016 and the possible itinerary will be as follows:Gathering and starting points are : St Jean Bosco church, Carrefour Péant, Bel Air to walk towards Rue Tiremasse, Rue St Martin, Carrefour Aviation, Delmas 2, Delmas 18, Carrefour Aéroport, AutoRoute de Delmas, Rue Rigaud, Place Boyer, Rue

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti

Demonstrations and Burning Cars in Downtown, January 22, 2016 The Embassy has received reports of demonstrations near Champs de Mars, and vehicles burning near Carrefour Tifou, Ave. Christophe, in downtown. 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 the Embassy

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration moving along John Brown Ave

The demonstration in Petionville has moved on to Ave John Brown likely enroute to downtown. Burning tires and vechicles are seen at Place Boyer, Rue Oge/Rue Faubert and Rue Louverture/Rue Faubert. All American 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

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Petionville and Peguyville

The Embassy has received reports of demonstrations in Petionville and Peguyville. All American 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 the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as

Demonstration near the Faculty of Ethnology, January 20, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration near the Faculty of Ethnology in Downtown.  All American 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, and avoid this area

Demonstrations at Gerald Bataille, Caradeux, Petite Place Cazeau, Jan. 20, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of demonstrations at Gerald Bataille, Caradeux, and Petite Place Cazeau.  All American 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 the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this

Planned Demonstration for today, January 19, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of a planned demonstration this afternoon. Protesters are slowly gathering at three sites: 1.            Église St-Jean Bosco (Downtown) 2.            Bel-Air 3.            Carrefour Péant (Delmas 18) All American 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

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is upgrading the Zika Virus

The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince informs U.S. citizens that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is upgrading its advisories regarding the Zika Virus. For general information about Zika, please visit the CDC website. To obtainCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) travel notices, call the CDCat 1-800-CDC -INFO (1-800-232-4636) from within the United States, or 1-404-639-3534 from overseas or visit

Haiti Travel Alert

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Haiti to exercise caution and remain abreast of the security situation throughout the current electoral period. The Haitian government has rescheduled the final round of elections, which were originally scheduled for December 27, 2015. The new date is January 24, 2016. This Travel Alert supersedes the Alert dated August

Travel Warning

The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Haiti about the lack of adequate emergency medical facilities, and the security environment in Haiti.  This replaces the Travel Warning dated December 4, 2014 and provides updated information regarding the changing nature of crime involving United States citizens in Haiti. The Department

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