Kidnappings on roads between Haiti and Dominican Republic

Warnings have been issued that express kidnappings/robberies are occurring on travel routes between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Most recently, a driver was stopped and robbed by a group disguised as police officers.

Advice For Travellers

If possible, do not travel at night. Avoid the appearance of affluence. Avoid wearing expensive jewelry, clothing, etc. If you are robbed, try to remain as calm as possible. The first few minutes are the most intense and dangerous.