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

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Events: The political opposition group “Pitit Dessalinnes” intends to demonstrate on February 5th, 2021 beginning in Champ de Mars and ending in front of the U.S. Embassy.  Additionally, opposition leaders have called for a nationwide protest on February 7th, 2021.  The US Embassy will restrict non official travel of its direct-hire US Citizens staff to the immediate Embassy area.  Please remain vigilant as large gatherings of this sort, while largely peaceful, can become unpredictable.  Please avoid unnecessary travel in this area during this time.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid the area;
  • Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;
  • Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and
  •   If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.