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

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


  • Delmas 105 and Route de Freres
  • Delmas 40
  • Delmas 45
  • Delmas 60
  • Various areas of downtown Port-au-Prince
  • Carradeux
  • Delmas 30
  • Delmas 19
  • Delmas 31
  • Delmas 83
  • Delmas 95
  • Pelerin 3-5 area
  • Jacmel
  • Petit Goave
  • Cavaillon in Les Cayes
  • Miragoane
  • Gonaives

Events:   There is a large group of protesters moving up Route de Delmas towards Petionville. Protest groups are growing quickly and there are reports of attacks against shops along Route de Delmas.

Roadblocks, protests, gunfire continue in the aforementioned areas. The security situation remains fluid and roadblocks/protests continue to be established with little to no warning.  Haitian National Police is handling situations as they arise, however, the public transportation system continues to operate below normal levels.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid the areas;
  • 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.