Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Port-au-Prince (HaA�ti), Shooting Incident in Pacot

There are reports of a shooting incident in Pacot on Rue Casseus. The Embassy recommends that U.S. citizens avoid the area.

Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council