Security Alert – Port-au-Prince

Location: Port-au-Prince neighborhoods Croix-des-Bouquets, and Truitier

Events: There is heavy gunfire and active gang activity in and around the Croix de Bouquets and Truitier neighborhoods including the area around the embassy. U.S. embassy personnel have been instructed to remain indoors and all others should exercise extreme caution in the area. Embassy operations are delayed. Appointmets today for visa and citizen services are canceled and will be rescheduled.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid the area;
  • Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;
  • Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks, and;
  • Turn around and leave the area if you encounter roadblocks or observe suspicious activity and get to a safe area.


  • U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Tabarre 41, Route de Tabarre

Emergencies: +509-2229-8000

Non-emergency inquiries: