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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 30, 2021)

 

 

 

Location: Port-au-Prince

 

 

 

Events:  Political opposition groups intend to demonstrate throughout Port-au-Prince on May 1, 2021.  Additionally, one opposition group has announced seven days of protests from May 1 to May 7 throughout Port-au-Prince.  Please remain vigilant as large gatherings of this sort, while largely peaceful, can become unpredictable.

 

 

 

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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