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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 12, 2021)




Location:  Port-au-Prince




Events:  There are ongoing student demonstrations near Petionville/Bourdon (Rue Panamericaine), Delmas (Delmas 60), Carrefour Gerald Bataille and Champs de Mars. 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.






·        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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