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

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-Au-Prince (May 14, 2020) Location:  Haiti Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince continues to work diligently to assist U.S. citizens in Haiti who wish to return to the United States during this time. There are currently no confirmed commercial flights from Haiti to the United States. Please understand that flights to ... Read More»

Demonstration with Gunfire and Burning Tires today November 29, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of gunfire and burnings tires at a protest in downtown Port-au-Prince.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid 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, be aware of their surroundings, and ... Read More»

Burning Tires and Gunshots near Malpasse, Rt. National 8, today, November 29, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of burning tires and gunshots in the area of Malpasse, near the border of the Dominican Republic on Route National 8.   All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid this area and route. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, ... Read More»

Reports of Gunshots in the Vicinity of Delmas 40, November 14, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid 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, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ... Read More»

Updated Travel Warning for Haiti

This is an update to the Travel Warning posted on October 7, 2016, warning United States citizens about the dangers of travel to areas in the south of Haiti following the October 2016 passage of Hurricane Matthew.  U.S. citizens are advised not to travel to the southern peninsula of Haiti, commonly referred to as the ... Read More»

Emergency Hurricane Message for U.S. Citizens: Shelter in Place Due to Hurricane Matthew

The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince has ordered all Embassy personnel and their families to shelter in place, given the intensity of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Most of Haiti is under a Hurricane Warning. Shelter in place will be effective Monday, October 3 at 7 a.m. until further notice. The Embassy will be closed for routine ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Hurricane Matthew Updates

Hurricane Matthew Updates This message is to advise U.S. citizens residing and traveling in Haiti that Hurricane Matthew, category 4, is predicted to affect Haiti starting Sunday, October 2nd and continuing through Wednesday, October 5th. A Hurricane Watch has been declared for parts of Haiti. U.S. Embassy personnel in the southern peninsula have been instructed to return to ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew This message is to advise U.S. citizens residing and traveling in Haiti that Hurricane Matthew, category 3, is predicted to affect Haiti starting Sunday, October 2nd and continuing through Wednesday, October 4th. This storm is expected to bring significant rainfall that may result in flooding and mudslides, primarily in the southern peninsula but ... Read More»

Tropical Storm Matthew’s predicted trajectory to affect Haiti

This message is to advise U.S. citizens residing and traveling in Haiti that the Tropical Storm Matthew has formed and maintains a predicted trajectory that will impact Haiti starting Sunday, October 2nd in the morning and continuing through Tuesday, October 4th.  The Storm models predict that it will intensify to Hurricane strength prior to reaching ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Reports of a Shooting near Chicken Fiesta in Petionville

The Embassy has received reports of a shooting near Chicken Fiesta in Petionville. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid 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, be aware of their surroundings, ... Read More»

Shooting at the Intersection of Airport Road and Route de Delmas September 13, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid 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. For further information about security in Haiti: •        See the State Department’s  travel website  for ... Read More»

Shooting reported, Rue Marcadieux, today, September 13, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of a shooting on Rue Marcadieux near the Lycee Francais. All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid 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, be aware of their ... Read More»

Security Guidance in Elevated crime areas, September 8 , 2016

The Embassy Security Officer has provided the following guidance for Embassy employees, in light of recent elevated crime trends:  The Embassy Security Officer has determined that Petionville, parts of Tabarre, Delmas, the airport, and Route de Frere are heightened risk areas. The Embassy Security Officer has determined these areas to have been most affected by ... Read More»

“Express Kidnappings” on routes to the Dominican Republic, September 2, 2016

Please be advised that there has been a spate of “express kidnappings” on travel routes from Haiti to the Dominican Republic. The latest occurred on August 30, when a traveler driving from Haiti to Santo Domingo was pulled over at gunpoint by a group of individuals dressed as police officers. He was driven to a ... Read More»

Report of Gunfire heard in Delmas 60 today, August 22, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid 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, be aware of their surroundings, and avoid this area as much as possible.  Should you find yourself among or ... Read More»

Gunshots Heard in Delmas 32, today July 12, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. 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 ... Read More»

Shooting near the Belvedere Building in Petion-ville, today July 08, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. 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 ... Read More»

Gunfire heard near the Karibe Hotel in Juvenat, today July 08, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. 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 ... Read More»

Shooting reported near the Total Gas Station on Route Frere near the Huit a Huit Market. Today July 08, 2016

All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the area. 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 ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Shots Reported by the Royal Oasis Hotel today

Shots have been reported near the Royal Oasis Hotel on Avenue Pan-Americaine in Petion-Ville. 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 ). ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Exercise Caution

There has been an increase in crime and security related incidents in recent weeks, including a number of incidents involving U.S. and other western tourists and armed robberies, many occurring outside of banks and/or ATM machines. Please continue to be vigilant with regard to personal protective measures.  In analyzing recent crime and security incidents, some common themes ... Read More»

Shots Fired on Blvd 15 October, today, June 14, 2016

A group of demonstrators walking on Blvd. 15 October are laying large rocks and tires on the road from the corner of Fleuriot until the corner of Caraduex (near Aristide University).  Shots have also been reported. Stay clear of the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid areas of ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti June 13, 2016

Planned Demonstration in Ave John Brown/ Lower Pan American areas today June 13, 2016 The U.S. embassy expects protests in Ave John Brown/ lower Pan American this evening June 13 through tomorrow June 14th, 2016.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the areas.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can ... Read More»
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