Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 25, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 25, 2019)


Location: Petionville and Pelerin 5

Events: Reports of a violent demonstration in Petionville and an armed group in Pelerin 5, converging on the President’s residence.

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.


·        U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Tabarre 41, Route de Tabarre

Emergencies: +509-2229-8000

Non-emergency inquiries:



·        Contact the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs


1-888-407-4747 toll-free from the United States and Canada


1-202-501-4444from other countries


·        Haiti Country Information


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