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

(July 7, 2020)

Location:  Port-au-Prince


  • Security situation in the areas of Lalue and Avenue Christophe.
  • Shootings and burning tires at Bicentenaire.
  • Security situation at Simon Pelé area near Behrmann Motors.
  • Security situation at Lafito on National Road #01 .
  • Shootings at Bel-Air area.
  • Shootings and Barricades from Delmas 2 to Delmas 16.
  • Roadblock at Martissant 23 on National Road #02.
  • Shootings at Portail Leogane.
  • Security situation at Champs-de-Mars area and downtown Port-au-Prince.

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.


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

Tabarre 41, Route de Tabarre

Emergencies: +509-2229-8000

Non-emergency inquiries:


Contact the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs

1-888-407-4747 toll-free from the United States and Canada

1-202-501-4444 from other countries