Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Release Date: February 06, 2018 at 01:25pm). 

Location: Route Nationale #1 and Route Nationale #9

Event: Large and violent protests are taking place.  There have been confirmed reports of gunfire and areas engulfed in flames.

Actions to Take: Avoid the area on Blanchard Road moving toward Duvivier.

Assistance:  Visit the U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince website, or contact the Embassy for up-to-date information on travel restrictions.  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;