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

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 16, 2019) Locations: In the area of Bon Repos on Route National 3 leading to Hinche (Central Department), Roadblock in Mirebalais (Central Department) Roadblock at Verrettes (Artibonite Department) Events: Reports of roadblocks, protests, gunfire and reports of ransoming motorbikes in the aforementioned areas. The security situation remains ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on Haiti

The United States Government shares the desire of the Haitian people for a better future for Haiti.  Genuine dialogue and compromise, leading to a transparent and accountable government, can best serve the needs and aspirations of the Haitian people.  In this connection, the United States Government welcomes President Moise’s call for national dialogue. Since February ...
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Updated travel advisory

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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Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 14, 2019)

Locations: Reports of armed men in the area near U.S. Embassy personnel housing compounds. Embassy personnel have been instructed to remain indoors. Events: The security situation remains very unstable with demonstrations very likely. The potential for violent pop-up demonstrations is high and they are proving to be sporadic and unpredictable. Public transportation is shut down again ...
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Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 13, 2019)

Locations: Reports of gunshots and burning barricades in the area of Caradeux and Tabarre 48 Events: The security situation remains very unstable with demonstrations very likely. The potential for violent pop-up demonstrations is high and they are proving to be sporadic and unpredictable. Public transportation is shut down again today. Many roads have debris, so caution is ...
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