Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 23, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 23, 2019)

Location:  Reports of protest activity near Carrefour Airport, Petion-ville (near Place Boyer), Rue Panamericaine, and Nazon


  • A group of demonstrators has set up burning barricades at the Overpass intersection of Carrefour Aeroport
  • A group of approximately 30 demonstrators marching around Petionville, near Place Boyer
  • A cable has been set across the road, on Rue Panaméricaine near the Oasis Hotel, to prevent cars from passing.
  • In Nazon, businesses and pedestrians are being attacked by individuals throwing rocks.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid the area(s);
  • 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.