Location: Near St. Jean Bosco Church; Carrefour Pean; Champ de Mars; Belair; and U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince
Event: Several crowds have formed in Port-au-Prince in anticipation of marching toward the U.S. Embassy. They may combine later as they converge on the Embassy. One protest is in Petionville, near St. Jean Bosco church, Champ de Mars and Belair, downtown and the other in Carrefour Pean. A large protest is expected outside of the U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince later today.
Actions to Take: Please avoid these areas and any travel routes between the U.S. Embassy and downtown. Please limit your coming and going to/from the Embassy during this time. If the protest is large and/or violent, U.S. Embassy employees will be expected to shelter in place. No one will be able to enter or depart during this time and anyone outside of the Embassy will be directed to shelter in place at an offsite location.
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; email@example.com.