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

Location:  Port-Au-Prince, Haiti

Events:There are ongoing reports of kidnappings, gang activity, and continued police operations in the Laboule 12 neighborhood (located between Petionville and Kenscoff).  The U.S. Embassy will continue to restrict non-official travel of its direct-hire U.S. citizen staff from traveling beyond Petionville on Route de Kenscoff.  Staff has been reminded to limit all travel to the Tabarre area only, effective at sunset each day.  Additionally, staff have been reminded of the Government of Haiti’s country-wide curfew from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., due to COVID-19.

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.