Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2019)


  •  tire blockageon 15 Octobre near OAVCT. Not yet lit on fire
  • burning tires outside the Tabarre Police Commisariate
  • burning tires reported in Carrefour Fleuriot area
  • gunfire reported near Gerald Bataille
  • roadblocks on Tabarre 48 near Aristide University
  • motorcycle groups moving up and down Route de Delmas causing issues
  • burning barricades at Delmas 30
  • burning tires at Delmas 9

Events: Reports of gunfire and roadblocks/burning barricades continue to come in. There remains a lot of debris in the streets and protests are continuing into today by small and violent groups.

Shelter in place remains in effect for U.S. Embassy personnel.

Actions to Take:

  •  Avoidthe 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