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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 3, 2019)

Location: Blvd 15 Octobre at Torcelle and throughout Port-au-Prince


  • There are specific reports of a roadblock at Blvd 15 Octobre in the area of Torcelle.
  • Additionally, there is continuing protest activity throughout the city. The Haitian National Police is present and responding. U.S. Embassy personnel have been advised to continue to avoid non-essential travel.

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.