Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 07, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 7, 2019)

Location:  Champ-de-Mars area.

Events:  Reports of Haiti State University ethnology students are demonstrating.


Location:  Route de Kenscoff at Pelerin 9.

Events:  Reports that a group of individuals is burning tires and putting rocks in the road.


Location:  Avenue Martin Luther King (Nazon) near the old ComCel building.

Events:  Reports of burning barricades.


Location:  Near the Musee du Pantheon National Haitien (MUPANAH).

Events:  Report of a drive by shooting by an individual on a motorcycle.


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.