U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Shooting near the Best Western Hotel by Place Boyer today, May 27, 2016
There is a report of a shooting near the Best Western Hotel in Petion-Ville near Place Boyer. One fatality reported. All U.S. Citizens are advised to stay clear of the area.
For further information about security in Haiti:
- See the State Department’s travel website (http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en.html) for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Haiti Specific Information (http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country/haiti.html)
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (https://step.state.gov/step/) (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 509-3464-3998; ACS unit fax 509-2229-8027; e-mail ; website (https://haiti.cms.getusinfo.com/index.html) .
- 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).