Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

Location: Kingston, Jamaica – Hope Road and Phoenix Avenue

Event: A shooting occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. at Hope Road and Phoenix Avenue near Andrews Memorial Hospital and Devon House in Kingston, Jamaica.  The area has been cordoned off by the police and there is an ongoing investigation.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.


U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica
142 Old Hope Rd. Kingston 6, Jamaica

U.S. Consular Agency Montego Bay
Whitter Village, Ironshore
Unit EU-1 (across from Burger King)
Montego Bay, St. James, Jamaica

U.S. Consular Agency Cayman Islands
150 Smith Road
Smith Road Center, Unit 202B
George Town, KY1-1010
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

State Department – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444

Jamaica Country Information

Cayman Island Country Information

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