Burning tires and roadblocks have been reported between Gerald Bataille and Carrefour Rita in Port-au-Prince on the morning (local time) of Friday, September 13. Additionally, reports indicate that people are throwing rocks at vehicles. US diplomatic authorities have advised individuals to avoid the area.
A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in the area over the coming hours.
Individuals in Port-au-Prince are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized transportation disruptions, 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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