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

Location:  Between Gerald Bataille and Carrefour Rita

Events:  Reports of burning tires and a roadblock between Gerald Bataille and Carrefour Rita near a gas station. Protesters are throwing rocks at vehicles. Please avoid the area.

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.


  • Contact the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs
    1-888-407-4747 toll-free from the United States and Canada
    1-202-501-4444from other countries