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

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


  • Bourdon Road (Burning Tires near Water ReserveTank)
  • Rue Oswald Durand (Burning Tires)
  • Vivy Mitchell (Throwing stones near Police Station)
  • Delmas 31 (Rock throwing in the area of St Patrick and shootings)
  • Avenue John Brown (Ongoing demonstration)
  • Bel-Air (Ongoing demonstration)
  • Bon Repos (Ongoing demonstration)
  • Kenscoff road (Burning barricades)
  • Carrefour Feuilles (Ongoing demonstration)
  • Morne Cabrit on the National Road #3 (Barricades and burning tires)
  • Carrefour (Ongoing demonstration)
  • Route Frères (Roadblocks in the area of Public Market and Djoumbala)
  • Carrefour Aeroport (Demonstration)
  • Carradeux (Barricades and Burning tires)
  • Mais Gaté (Burning tires)
  • Gerald Bataille (Burning tires)
  • Nazon (Demonstration)
  • Carrefour Fleuriot (Burning Tires)



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:

  • 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