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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 2, 2019)

Location: Carrefour Airport, Blvd 15 Octobre (near HNP Academy), Martissant, Gressier and Leogane  

Events:  Rock throwing at Carrefour Airport, roadblock on Blvd. 15 Octobre (near HNP Academy), reports of shooting in Martissant, and a roadblock between Gressier and Leogane. 

Actions to take:

  • Continue to avoid non-essential travel 
  • 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.