Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 8, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 8, 2019)


  •  Puits Blain taptap stand/Fragneau Ville
  •  Bottom of the hill on Rue Gregory
  •  Croix-des-Bouquets
  •  Santo

Events: Reports of roadblocks, protests, and gunfire 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 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.



  •  State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444