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