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

Location: Avenue Charles Sumner

Events: Reports of an ongoing violent demonstration near the Ministry of Justice on Avenue Charles Sumner. Reports of tear gas being deployed by Haitian National Police.

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.