Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 19, 2021)

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti 

Events: Political opposition groups reportedly intend to demonstrate in front of the US Embassy in Port-au-Prince beginning on Monday,  February 22 at 10am and ending on Wednesday, February 24 at 10am.  Please remain vigilant as large gatherings of this sort, while largely peaceful, can become unpredictable.  Please avoid unnecessary travel in this area at this time.

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.