Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rocks thrown on 15 Oct Blvd, near OAVCT, today, Nov 30, 2016

Rocks thrown on 15 Octobre Blvd, today, November 30, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of rocks thrown on 15 Oct. Blvd near the OAVCT offices. All U.S. Citizens are advised to use caution in the area.

Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant and be aware of their surroundings. Should you find yourself among or near protesters, depart the area immediately.

For further information about security in Haiti:

  • See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Haiti Specific Information.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in Haiti, located at Tabarre 41, Boulevard du 15 Octobre, Tabarre, Haiti; telephone 509-2229-8000; after-hours emergency telephone 509-2229-8122; ACS unit fax 509-2229-8027; e-mail ; website.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

Note: The computer generated timestamp on this e-mail message may not be accurate.

If your contact information has changed or you are no longer in Haiti, please update your STEP account as the Embassy cannot do it for you