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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 29, 2019) Location: Near SMCRS on Carradeux Road. Please avoid the area. Events: Reports of burning tires near SMCRS on Carradeux Road. Please avoid the area. Actions to take: Avoid the areas; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (August 26, 2019)

  Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (August 26, 2019) Location:  Haiti.     Event:  Possible hurricane-force winds, heavy rains, and flooding country-wide. The  National Hurricane Center  (NHC) and  Haiti-Meteo  have issued a tropical storm warning for a weather system that is currently located approximately two hundred miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles. According to this warning, environmental conditions appear conducive for additional gradual …

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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 14, 2019) Location: Carrefour Caradeux near Parc Canne-a-Sucre Events:  Protesters have reached Carrefour Caradeux near Parc Canne-a-Sucre. HNP is preventing them from moving forward on Tabarre. Actions to take: Avoid the areas; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you …

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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 14, 2019) Location: Maïs Gate Avenue near Toussaint Louverture Airport (PAP) Events:  Protesters were prevented from entering PAP airport by HNP. They are burning tires, and HNP is following. Protesters are currently on Maïs Gate avenue and headed to the embassy, please avoid Maïs Gate avenue. Actions to take: Avoid …

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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 6, 2019) Location:  In the immediate vicinity of the Embassy housing compound. Events:  Gunfire, HNP is onsite. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to …

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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 28, 2019) Location: Blvd 15 Octobre near the entrance to Canne-a-Sucre and near OAVCT. Events:  HNP is blocking protesters near the entrance to Canne-a-Sucre and near OAVCT. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; …

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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 28, 2019) Location: Main Entrance of the U.S. Embassy, Mais Gate, and Carrefour Airport Events:  A group of protesters have gathered across from the Embassy’s main entrance. There is another group of 500 protesters marching from Mais Gate, and a group of about 100 from Carrefour airport. Actions …

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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 26, 2019) Location: U.S. Embassy Events:  The demonstration in front of the Embassy is now clear. You may proceed with normal business. Actions to take: Normal precautions   Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Emergencies: +509-2229-8000 Non-emergency inquiries:  acspap@state.gov Website:  https://ht.usembassy.gov/   Contact the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs 1-888-407-4747 toll-free …

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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 26, 2019)   Location: In front of the U.S. Embassy,   Events:  There is a protest/sit-in currently taking place in front of the embassy, near the main entrance. Please avoid the area.   Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not …

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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 26, 2019) Location: In front of the U.S. Embassy, Events:  Groups have called for demonstrations and possibly a sit-in in front of the U.S. Embassy on Saturday and Sunday, July 27-28, 2019.  The demonstrations have been publicized on social media.  There is no set start time for the demonstrations; …

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Emergency Notification

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

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Travel Advisory

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

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Demonstration in Petion-Ville near Place Boyer, today, April 28, 2017, sent at 12:10 p.m.

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of a demonstration in Pétion-ville near Place Boyer.  U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. …

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Violent Protest near Champs Mars. Sent April 27th at 1:10PM

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that there is a violent protest in downtown Port-au-Prince, in the area of Champs Mars. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area.   Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the …

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Armed Road Blocks on Route National 2, today, April 20, 2017

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

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Rain, Mudslides and Flooding–Life Safety Precautions

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

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Armed Road Blocks on Route National 2, today, April 20, 2017

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

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Reports of Gunshots, Sent April 7th at 7PM

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

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Protest in Juvenat. Sent April 10 at 12:25pm

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that there is currently a protest in Juvenat. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. …

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Flooding on Vivy Mitchell shortcut. Sent April 9 at 4:23pm

  The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens of flooding of the Vivy Mitchell shortcut in Port-au-Prince. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, …

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Road Blocked at Puits-Blain/Vivy MitchellSent April 7, 2017 at 12:00pm

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

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Protest on the road between Vivy Mitchell and Puits Blain. Sent April 6, 2017 at 2:45pm

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

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Demonstration in Front of U.S. Embassy

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

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Shooting Incident near OACVT today March 30, 2017 Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens

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

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Demonstration near Carrefour Airport

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

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Demonstration in Front of the Embassy, today, March 23, 2017

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

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Gun Shots fired near MSC Hardware store in Tabarre, today, March 23, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens that gun shots were fired near the MSC Hardware store on Boulevard 15 Octobre in Tabarre.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in …

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Protest in the Champs de Mars Area in Downtown Port-au-Prince, Sent March 22nd at 1PM

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

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Shots fired in front of U.S. Embassy, March 21, 2017

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

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Protest March 20, 2017

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

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Protest in downtown Port-au-Prince March 20, 2017

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens Zika Virus Update

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

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Shooting near Aristide University

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

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Resolution of Strike at Airport, March 15, 2017

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

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Security Strike at Port au Prince International Airport, March 15, 2017

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

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Route National One/Arcahaie

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

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Demonstration in front of the Embassy, today, March 9, 2017

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

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Protest in Arcahaie today, March 6, 2017

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

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Shooting near OAVCT on 6 March 2017

There are reports of a shooting near OAVCT in Tabarre. Please use caution in the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. For further information about security in …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Gunshots Reported at Gerald Bataille Intersection

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

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Official Carnival Celebrations in Haiti, February 26 – 28, 2017

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

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Closure of the Embassy on Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Insel Air

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of the guidance that the U.S. Consulate in Curacao is sharing with U.S. citizens resident there: United States Consulate General Curacao Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Insel Air February 1, 2017 The U.S. Consulate General Curaçao informs U.S. citizens that it has temporarily prohibited U.S. Consulate personnel from flying …

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Report of Gunshots on 31st January 2017 at 11:30AM

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

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Gunfire Reported Near the La Saline Commissariat

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

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

Reports of police actions and large crowds around Muncheez in Petionville, today, January 25, 2017 Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. For further information about security in Haiti: …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Gunshots and Police Presence reported today at the Gerald Bataille intersection

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Road Blockages on Vivy Michel shortcut, today

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

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Report of a Morning Protest on 15 Octobre Blvd. in Tabarre

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

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Shelter in Place Lifted, January 6, 2017

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

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Protest eastbound on Delmas in Downtown, Today, December 13, 2016

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

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Demonstration on Route de Freres/Puits Blain, today, December 13, 2016

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

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Demonstration on Delmas Road, Near Delmas 24

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

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Demonstration in the downtown neighborhood of La Saline

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

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Demonstration in Delmas 18

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

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Demonstration on Route Frere by 8a8 Market

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

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Road Blockage Between Peguyville and Route Frere in Tabarre

There are reports of a sizable oil spill on the Peguyville road linking Peguyville and Route Frere. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration with violence on Ave John Brown today, Dec 1, 2016

Eastbound Demonstration on Ave John Brown, today, December 1, 2016 The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration with violence traveling on Ave John Brown heading east in the direction of Petionville. The demonstration has just passed the National Fort. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rocks thrown on 15 Oct Blvd, near OAVCT, today, Nov 30, 2016

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

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Demonstration with Gunfire and Burning Tires today November 29, 2016

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

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Burning Tires and Gunshots near Malpasse, Rt. National 8, today, November 29, 2016

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

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Demonstration Downtown near St. Jean Bosco Church, today, November 22, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration in Downtown near the St. Jean Bosco Church.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of …

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Ongoing Demonstration in Downtown Port-au-Prince, heading toward Petion-Ville, today November 21, 2016

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

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Violent Protest Reported in the Vicinity of Delmas 32, November 15

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

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Reports of Gunshots in the Vicinity of Delmas 40, November 14, 2016

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

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Demonstration in Place Boyer, November 13, 2016

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

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Demonstration on Rue Delmas and in Petionville today, November 11, 2016

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

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Violent Protest in the Vicinity of Miragoane and Chalone

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Violence in Arcahaie today

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

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Roadblocks near Leogane, today, October 19, 2016

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

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Attention all U.S. Citizens in Haiti, it’s time to vote!

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

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Demonstration at Delmas 30 today

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration on Delmas 60, today October 16, 2016

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

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Heavy rainfall, flooding and downed power lines

Heavy rains, flooding in Port au Prince, and downed trees and power lines on the Peguyville Shortcut, October 13,2016. Due to significant rainfall and flooding in and around Port au Prince, do not drive through deep or fast moving water and be mindful of flash floods. There are reports of downed trees and power lines …

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U.S. Citizens: Demonstration near Delmas 33, today, October 10, 2016

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

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Attention all U.S. Citizens in Haiti, it’s time to vote!

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Update Following Hurricane Matthew

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

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Emergency Hurricane Message for U.S. Citizens

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

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Emergency Hurricane Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Closure, Wednesday, October 5, and Shelter in Place Due to Hurricane Matthew

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

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Updated Travel Warning for Haiti

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

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Emergency Hurricane Message for U.S. Citizens: Shelter in Place Due to Hurricane Matthew

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Hurricane Matthew Updates

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew This message is to advise U.S. citizens residing and traveling in Haiti that Hurricane Matthew, category 3, is predicted to affect Haiti starting Sunday, October 2nd and continuing through Wednesday, October 4th. This storm is expected to bring significant rainfall that may result in flooding and mudslides, primarily in the southern peninsula but …

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Voter Registration Event at the La Fouchet Restaurant Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 from 4-7p.m.

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

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Tropical Storm Matthew’s predicted trajectory to affect Haiti

This message is to advise U.S. citizens residing and traveling in Haiti that the Tropical Storm Matthew has formed and maintains a predicted trajectory that will impact Haiti starting Sunday, October 2nd in the morning and continuing through Tuesday, October 4th.  The Storm models predict that it will intensify to Hurricane strength prior to reaching …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Reports of a Shooting near Chicken Fiesta in Petionville

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

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Demonstration in Petionville near the Best Western Hotel today, September 28, 2016

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

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Demonstration Between Delmas 32 and Delmas 83

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

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Burning Tires near Aristide University, September 23, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of burning tires on the car radius road and near Aristide University.   All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be …

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Developing Security Situation outside the Canne A Sucre Park in Tabarre, Today, September 23, 2016

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

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Demonstration in the Vicinity of Delmas 79, today, 22 September 2016

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

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Demonstration at Delmas 32 and Heading Eastbound September 14, 2016

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

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Shooting at the Intersection of Airport Road and Route de Delmas September 13, 2016

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

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Shooting reported, Rue Marcadieux, today, September 13, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a shooting on Rue Marcadieux near the Lycee Francais. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their …

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Demonstration in Front of the National Palace by Champs de Mars today, September 09, 2016

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

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Demonstration in Petion-Ville by Place Boyer September 09, 2016

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

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Security Guidance in Elevated crime areas, September 8 , 2016

The Embassy Security Officer has provided the following guidance for Embassy employees, in light of recent elevated crime trends:  The Embassy Security Officer has determined that Petionville, parts of Tabarre, Delmas, the airport, and Route de Frere are heightened risk areas. The Embassy Security Officer has determined these areas to have been most affected by …

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Road Block by Gerald Bataille on Mais Gate Road September 07, 2016

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

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Road Block in Gerald Bataille, today, September 06, 2016

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

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Demonstration at the Town Hall in Kenscoff, today, September 06, 2016

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

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Protest Downtown on Avenue Charles Sumner today, September 06, 2016

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

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Roadblocks in Arcahaie, Today, September 3, 2016

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

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Road Blocks at Archaie on Route National #1, Today, September 2, 2016

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

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“Express Kidnappings” on routes to the Dominican Republic, September 2, 2016

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

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Security Situation near the Ministry of Health, today, August 31, 2016

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

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Protest and Gunshots in Delmas 83 near the Ministry of Education, August 30, 2016

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Update: Moving toward lower Delmas today, August 29, 2016

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rooadblocks on Rt. National 2 near Leogane today

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Roadblocks on Route National 2 Near Mirogoane with reports of armed demonstrators

The Embassy has received reports that roadblocks and disruptions on Route National 2, south of Mirogoane, near St. Michel and Chalon, are continuing, with reports of armed demonstrators. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this route and this area. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and …

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Gusting Winds and Heavy Rains Anticipated over next 24 hours

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

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Report of Gunfire heard in Delmas 60 today, August 22, 2016

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

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Demonstration in the Champs de Mars Area today August 22, 2016

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration at Delmas 79 Today, August 20, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration at Delmas 79. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this area. Please keep in mind that large gatherings in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and …

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Demonstration on Blvd. 15 Octobre in Front of Sun Auto today August 11, 2016

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

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Protest at the CEP in Petion Ville, Place St. Pierre today August 10, 2016

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

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Protest in Carradeux August 9, 2016

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

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Roadblock on Avenue Mais Gate in the Petite Place Cazeau area today August 08, 2016

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

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Safety Precautions in Heavy Rain

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

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Storm Update

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

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Severe Weather Expected in Haiti over the next 72 hours

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

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Protest on Avenue Christophe near the Inaghei School, today July 29, 2016

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

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Demonstration at Champs de Mars today July 28, 2016

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

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Temporary Emergency Telephone of the U.S. Embassy today, July 27, 2016 from 4:30 PM to 12:00AM

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

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Ongoing Demonstration in Delmas 33, today July 27, 2016

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

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Demonstration by the MINUSTAH General Jaborandy Camp in Tabarre today July 26, 2016

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

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Demonstration in the Carrefour Airport (Lower Delmas) area today, July 25, 2016

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

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Protest in Delmas 33 today July 13, 2016

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

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Gunshots Heard in Delmas 32, today July 12, 2016

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

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Protest in front of Aristide University, today July 11, 2016

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

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Protest near the Giant grocery store in Petion-ville, today July 11, 2016

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

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Protest in Champs de Mars today July 11, 2016

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

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Shooting near the Belvedere Building in Petion-ville, today July 08, 2016

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

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Gunfire heard near the Karibe Hotel in Juvenat, today July 08, 2016

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

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Shooting reported near the Total Gas Station on Route Frere near the Huit a Huit Market. Today July 08, 2016

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

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Fire in Petion-ville on Rue Lambert at Clinique Degand, today July 07, 2016

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Shots Reported by the Royal Oasis Hotel today

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Burning Tires by Aristide University in Tabarre today July 2, 2016

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

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Demonstration Near Aristide University in Tabarre today July 01, 2016

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

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July 4th Voting Message

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

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Exercise Caution

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

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Demonstration Near Parliament today June 28, 2016

There is a report of a demonstration at Parliament.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much …

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Demonstration at the Human Science University in Pacot on Rue Casseus today June 24, 2016

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

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Demonstrators at the Faculte d’Ethnologie Downtown Plan March to the National Palace today June 24, 2016

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

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Large Demonstration Headed Towards the C.E.P. Offices on Route de Freres today June 22, 2016

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

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Demonstration in Bel-Air, Heading towards the Legislative Palace Today June 21, 2016

The U.S. embassy has received reports of an ongoing political demonstration, currently located in Bel-Air and heading towards the Legislative Palace.  Some of the demonstrators appear to be armed and have reportedly threatened to set fire to the Parliamentary headquarters.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Roadblock on Route Nationale 1 near Arcahaie today, June 18, 2016

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

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Shots Fired on Blvd 15 October, today, June 14, 2016

A group of demonstrators walking on Blvd. 15 October are laying large rocks and tires on the road from the corner of Fleuriot until the corner of Caraduex (near Aristide University).  Shots have also been reported. Stay clear of the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid areas of …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti June 13, 2016

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

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IRS Webinar “Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers”

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will host a webinar “Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers” on June 29, 2016, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT.   To register and attend this webinar, use the Foreign Earned Income for U.S. Overseas Taxpayers or https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/445/15416 webinar link.  Attendees should log in 10 minutes prior to the start time.  The session will be recorded and made available at a …

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