Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2020)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2020)

Location:  Port-au-Prince

Events:  A planned protest is scheduled to start at approximately 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 7, 2020. The protest route is: Place Dessalines (Champs de Mars), Rue Capois, Avenue John Brown (Lalue), Avenue Martin Luther King, Carrefour Aeroport, Autoroute de Delmas, Delmas 32, Bourdon, Avenue John Brown, Turgea, Lamartiniere, Ministry of Justice, Rue Magany, Place de Constituition (Champs de Mars). The route will affect downtown Port-au-Prince up to Petionville.

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.