Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location:  Petionville

Events:  There is an ongoing religious service at Place St. Pierre in Petionville.  As gatherings of this type can be unpredictable, the U.S. Embassy has restricted all travel in or through Petionville for U.S. Embassy personnel and recommends U.S. citizens similarly restrict their travel for the duration of the event.

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.