Alert: Security situation (Pegueyville shortcut and vicinity), March 3 at 2pm

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: March 3, 2018 at 2pm). 

Location: Peguey-Ville shortcut area in Port-au-Prince.

Events: There is an ongoing construction project to smooth the road and it is not currently passable.  Do not attempt to circumvent the immediate area by using side streets/alleys as there are reports of makeshift road blocks where people are demanding money for passage.

Actions to Take: Avoid the area and be aware of your surroundings.


Assistance:  Visit the U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince website, or contact the Embassy for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free from within the United States and Canada, or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries.  These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).  Follow the Bureau of Consular Affairs on Twitter and Facebook.  For all emergencies involving U.S. citizens, contact the American Citizen Services unit of the U.S. Embassy’s consular section, located at Tabarre 41, Boulevard du 15 Octobre, Tabarre, Port-au-Prince, Haiti; telephone (dialing from the United States) 011-509-2229-8000;