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Security Alert: Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Planned Demonstrations

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 19, 2021)

 

 

 

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti 

 

 

 

Events: Political opposition groups reportedly intend to demonstrate in front of the US Embassy in Port-au-Prince beginning on Monday,  February 22 at 10am and ending on Wednesday, February 24 at 10am.  Please remain vigilant as large gatherings of this sort, while largely peaceful, can become unpredictable.  Please avoid unnecessary travel in this area at this time.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Assistance:

 

·        U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

 

Tabarre 41, Route de Tabarre

 

Emergencies: +509-2229-8000

 

Non-emergency inquiries: acspap@state.gov

 

Website: https://ht.usembassy.gov/

 

·        Contact the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs

 

1-888-407-4747 toll-free from the United States and Canada

 

1-202-501-4444 from other countries

 

·        Haiti Country Information

 

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