Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 18, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 18, 2019)


  • Avenue MLK and Avenue John Brown in Port-au-Prince

Events:   The Embassy received reports of about 500 violent protestors heading south on Avenue MLK. They are expected to head west on Avenue John Brown.

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



  • 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