Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 26, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 26, 2019)

Location: In front of the U.S. Embassy,

Events:  Groups have called for demonstrations and possibly a sit-in in front of the U.S. Embassy on Saturday and Sunday, July 27-28, 2019.  The demonstrations have been publicized on social media.  There is no set start time for the demonstrations; however, recent similar demonstrations typically began around 11:00 AM.


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

Emergencies: +509-2229-8000

Non-emergency inquiries:


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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