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19 Jun 2020 | 05:11 PM UTC

Haiti: Reports of ongoing protest in Nazon, Port-au-Prince, on June 19

Haiti News Alert

Reports of ongoing protest near Ministry of Education in Nazon area of Port-au-Prince on June 19; avoid all demonstrations

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/19/2020, 12:00 AM until 6/21/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Port-au-Prince). COUNTRY/REGION Port-au-Prince

Event

The US embassy in Port-au-Prince issued a security message on Friday, June 19, warning of an ongoing protest near the Ministry of Education in the Nazon area of the city. The cause of the unrest is currently unclear, but security forces are reported to be responding to the incident.

A heightened security presence and residual transportation disruptions are to be expected in the affected area of Port-au-Prince over the coming hours.

Advice

Those in Port-au-Prince are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations, anticipate localized disruptions to transportation and business, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

The security environment in Haiti remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.

 

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