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

Location:  Port-au-Prince

Events:  The Embassy has received a report of gunfire near the Belmart grocery store in Tabarre.  U.S. Embassy direct-hire personnel have been restricted from traveling between the embassy compounds and Belmart until further notice.

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:
  • Website:
  • 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

Haiti Country Information

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