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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 13, 2022)

Location:  Port-au-Prince

Event:  Haitian police are conducting a police operation, with the potential for gunshots, for an unknown length of time, in the Tabarre area near Belmart and La Fouchette restaurant.  As a result, all U.S. Embassy personnel are restricted from traveling to Belmart and La Fouchette until further notice.

Actions to take:

  •  Avoid the area.
  • Use extreme caution while traveling in the country.
  • When driving, make sure your car doors are locked and windows up.
  • If possible, avoid driving at night.
  • Avoid visiting establishments after dark without secure, on-site parking.
  • Be alert to your surroundings, and pay attention to people approaching your car while stopped in traffic.
  • Avoid public displays of wealth (nice car, jewelry, smartphones).