Security Alert

Jun 23, 2020

On 21 June 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince issued a Security Alert regarding protests scheduled to take place on 22-23 June in Port-au-Prince, which reads in part as follows:

“Location: Petionville, and potentially other areas of Port-au-Prince.

“Event: There have been public calls for protests on economic and social grievances in Petionville and other areas of Port-au-Prince for Monday, June 22, and Tuesday June 23, 2020. The protest routes and times are currently unknown, but the Haitian National Police (HNP) is aware and has alerted their officers, including those serving at the Petionville HNP Commissariat. The Embassy will provide updates as needed. Out of an abundance of caution, effective Monday June 22 at 0700 hrs through Wednesday, June 24 at 0700 hrs, all U.S. Mission personnel are restricted from travel to Petionville.”

The full text of the Security Alert can be read here.

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