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

Location:  Petionville

Events:  Information received regarding an ongoing security situation with gunfire in Petionville, near the Giant supermarket and the Conseil Electoral Provisoire. Please exercise caution if you are traveling, and remain attentive for any further alerts.

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.