Violent protests in Haiti ahead of presidential runoff vote

Several election offices in northern rural Haiti were attacked on Monday. Shortly after, about 2000 protesters in Port-au-Prince blocked roads, threw rocks and set at least two vehicles on fire.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers to Haiti should be aware of the political tensions leading up to run-off elections on January 24, 2016. Protests could erupt unexpectedly and could turn violent. To minimize safety risk, avoid any large public gathering. If you find yourself in an area of protests, leave immediately.

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