Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 22, 2019)

Location: Area of Avenue Christophe Events:   Mobile demonstration. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.   Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tabarre 41, Route de Tabarre Emergencies: ...
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Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 22, 2019)

Locations: Carrefour Feuille   Events: Reports of roadblocks, and burning tires.   Actions to take: Avoid the areas; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tabarre 41, Route ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince

(February 21, 2019) Location: Carradeux near Aristide University Events: Burning tires have been reported. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tabarre ...
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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 20, 2019)

Location:  Canapé-vert Events:  Reports of an oil spill. Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; ·        Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and ·        If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: ·        U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Tabarre 41, Route de Tabarre Emergencies: +509-2229-8000 Non-emergency inquiries:  acspap@state.gov Website:  https://ht.usembassy.gov/ ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Locations: Hinche, and at Domond on the Route National 3 (Central Department) Barrière Battant, Limonade, and at Pilate (North Department) Verrettes but the Route National 1 is clear (Artibonite Department) Events: Reports of roadblocks, and protests in the aforementioned areas. Actions to take: Avoid the areas; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 16, 2019) Locations: In the area of Bon Repos on Route National 3 leading to Hinche (Central Department), Roadblock in Mirebalais (Central Department) Roadblock at Verrettes (Artibonite Department) Events: Reports of roadblocks, protests, gunfire and reports of ransoming motorbikes in the aforementioned areas. The security situation remains ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on Haiti

The United States Government shares the desire of the Haitian people for a better future for Haiti.  Genuine dialogue and compromise, leading to a transparent and accountable government, can best serve the needs and aspirations of the Haitian people.  In this connection, the United States Government welcomes President Moise’s call for national dialogue. Since February ...
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Updated travel advisory

Due to widespread, violent, and unpredictable demonstrations throughout Haiti, the Department of State advises U.S. citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Haiti due to crime and civil unrest. For U.S. citizens in Haiti, the Department advises U.S. citizens in Haiti to strongly consider departing as soon as they safely can do so. U.S. citizens ...
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Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 14, 2019)

Locations: Reports of armed men in the area near U.S. Embassy personnel housing compounds. Embassy personnel have been instructed to remain indoors. Events: The security situation remains very unstable with demonstrations very likely. The potential for violent pop-up demonstrations is high and they are proving to be sporadic and unpredictable. Public transportation is shut down again ...
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Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 13, 2019)

Locations: Reports of gunshots and burning barricades in the area of Caradeux and Tabarre 48 Events: The security situation remains very unstable with demonstrations very likely. The potential for violent pop-up demonstrations is high and they are proving to be sporadic and unpredictable. Public transportation is shut down again today. Many roads have debris, so caution is ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 13, 2019)

Locations: Reports of gunshots and burning barricades in the area of Caradeux and Tabarre 48 Events: The security situation remains very unstable with demonstrations very likely. The potential for violent pop-up demonstrations is high and they are proving to be sporadic and unpredictable. Public transportation is shut down again today. Many roads have debris, so caution is ...
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Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 13, 2019)

Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 13, 2019) Locations: ·        Reports of an unmanned roadblock at Delmas 60 ·        Reports of burning tires on 15 Octobre at OAVCT and near Belmart ·        Reports of a roadblock at Mais Gate ·        Reports of rocks being thrown at vehicles passing on Delmas 95 ·        Old barricades still on Blvd Toussaint ...
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Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 12, 2019)

Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 12, 2019) Locations: ·        Reports of burning tires on Rue Romain in Tabarre Events: The security situation remains very unstable with demonstrations very likely. The potential for violent pop-up demonstrations is high and they are proving to be sporadic and unpredictable. Public transportation is shut down again today. Many ...
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Security Alert Update– U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 12, 2019)

Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 12, 2019) Locations: ·        Reports of burning barricades on Blvd. 15 Octobre between Handal and MSC. Events: The security situation remains very unstable with demonstrations very likely. The potential for violent pop-up demonstrations is high and they are proving to be sporadic and unpredictable. Public transportation is shut down ...
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Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 12, 2019)

Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 12, 2019) Locations: ·        Reports of burning barricades on Blvd. 15 October in front of the Belmart and pipes blocking Blvd. 15 October near Sun Auto ·        Reports of barricades on Blvd. 15 October in front of the HNP academy/Brico Local. Events: The security situation remains very unstable with demonstrations ...
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Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 12, 2019)

Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 12, 2019) Locations: ·        Reports of burning tires at Carrefour Fleuriot Events: The security situation remains very unstable with demonstrations very likely. The potential for violent pop-up demonstrations is high and they are proving to be sporadic and unpredictable. Public transportation is shut down again today. Many roads have ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 12, 2019)

Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 12, 2019) Locations: ·        Route National 2 at Carrefour is blocked by large barricades. ·        Carrefour Rita to Gerald Bataille is blocked by burning tires. ·        Boulevard 15 October is partially blocked between Delta Camp and Carrefour Fleuriot with debris from old roadblocks. ·        Burning tires near Sun Auto on Blvd ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 11, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 11, 2019) Protest activity continues in Port-au-Prince and other areas of Haiti. The families of Embassy employees are sheltering in place, and movements remain restricted until further notice. The children of U.S. employees will not be transported to school on February 12. Embassy personnel are prohibited from traveling in ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 11, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 11, 2019) Locations:  •   Juvenat area- oil on the road near Union School entrance, roadblocks on Juvenat road after Parc Ste Therèse •   15 Octobre- burning tires near OAVCT •   Gunfire near the U.S. Embassy •   Unmanned roadblocks near the HNP academy •   Between Puits Blain and ...
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Travel Advisory – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince

Haiti – Level 3: Reconsider Travel Reconsider travel to Haiti due to crime and civil unrest. There are currently unpredictable and sporadic demonstrations in Port-au-Prince and elsewhere in Haiti. Due to these demonstrations, on February 12, 2019, the Department of State ordered the departure of family members under the age of 18 of U.S. personnel ...
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Core Group Statement

  PRESS RELEASE   Port-au-Prince, 10 February 2019 – The Core Group (composed of the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General, the Ambassadors of Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, the European Union, the United States of America, and the Special Representative of the Organization of American States) take notes of the demands expressed by ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2019) Protest activity continues in Port-au-Prince and other areas of Haiti.  Out of an abundance of caution, the Embassy has instructed its employees to shelter in place until further notice. The Embassy will open two hours late on Monday, February 11. The children of U.S. employees will not ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2019) Locations:  Bourdon Road (Burning Tires near Water ReserveTank) Rue Oswald Durand (Burning Tires) Vivy Mitchell (Throwing stones near Police Station) Delmas 31 (Rock throwing in the area of St Patrick and shootings) Avenue John Brown (Ongoing demonstration) Bel-Air (Ongoing demonstration) Bon Repos (Ongoing demonstration) Kenscoff ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2019) Locations:  Gerald Bataille (Barricades and trash blocking to road) Caradeux near Aristide University (Roadblocks) Delmas 31 (Rock throwing in the area of St Patrick) Avenue John Brown (Ongoing demonstration) Bel-Air (Ongoing demonstration) Bon Repos (Ongoing demonstration) Kenscoff Road (Burning barricades) Carrefour Feuilles (Ongoing demonstratrion) Morne ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2019) Locations:   tire blockageon 15 Octobre near OAVCT. Not yet lit on fire burning tires outside the Tabarre Police Commisariate burning tires reported in Carrefour Fleuriot area gunfire reported near Gerald Bataille roadblocks on Tabarre 48 near Aristide University motorcycle groups moving up and down Route ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 10, 2019) Locations: Throughout Port-au-Prince Events: The security situation remains very unstable with demonstrations very likely. The potential for violent pop-up demonstrations is high and they are proving to be sporadic and unpredictable. If you hear gunfire or protest groups, seek shelter inside your house immediately and stay away from the windows. ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019) Locations: Throughout Port-au-Prince Events:  Sporadic gunfire was reported throughout Port-au-Prince, to include Tabarre, Vivy Mitchell, Bourdon, and along Route de Frere. Roving groups on motorcycles are quickly swarming areas, shooting into the air, and lighting tires on fire before quickly moving to another target. Due to the current security situation, ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019) Location: Near U.S. Embassy, Tabarre Events: Large amounts of gunfire have occurred in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy and nearby housing. U.S. Embassy personnel have been instructed to shelter-in-place effective 5:00pm today until 7:00am on February 10th. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019) Location: Port-au-Prince. Events: Due to ongoing protest activity, Embassy employees are required  to remain home from 5:00pm February 9 to 7:00am February 10. Actions to Take: Consider your personal security plan. Avoid demonstrations. Assistance:   U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov  State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747  or  202-501-4444   Haiti Country Information  Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019) Locations: Cardeux area CarrefourAeroport AvenueMartin Luther King in Nazon Christ-Roi in Nazon Carrefour Pelerin5 area Events:  Ongoing protests and burning barricades Actions to Take: Avoid the area Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019) Locations:  Carrefour Martissant Bel-Air LowerDelmas Cite-Soleil Route National 1, 2, 9 Les Cayes Events:  Reports of continued protests, burning barricades, sporadic gunfire, roadblocks, and rock throwing. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 09, 2019) Location: Outside of the U.S. Embassy on 15 Octobre in Tabarre Events: Reports of a planned protest beginning at 2pm today. Actions to Take: Embassy personnel have been instructed to shelter-in-place and avoid the embassy and surrounding areas until further notice.   Assistance:     U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov  State Department – ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019)   Locations: The Peguyville shortcut near UNOPs   Events: Reports of protests   Actions to Take:  Avoidthe area Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and   If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.   ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019) Locations: Blvd 15 October, and Ave. Mais Gate Events: Burning tires on Avenue Mais Gate south of the Cannes-a-Sucre compound, affecting the route up to Vivy Mitchell that either goes by Aristide University or farther past OAVCT. Traffic is light and public transportation is operating at a reduced level. ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019) Location: Rt. National 2 in Petit Goave Events:  Reports of roadblocks Actions to Take: Avoid the area   Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747  or  202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates   Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 8, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 8, 2019) Location: Haiti. Events: Protest activity continues in Port-au-Prince and other areas of Haiti. Out of an abundance of caution, the embassy has instructed its employees to remain at their residences between 6:00pm February 8 and 7:00am February 9. The U.S. Embassy is also consolidating employees in central locations. American employees ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 8, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 8, 2019) Locations: Nazon Christ Roi Carradeux Sans Fil area to Delmas 18 Delmas 31 Delmas 33 Delmas 95 Carrefour Duvivier Croix-des-Bouquets Route de Freres near Hospital Communaute haitienne Juvenat on Canape Vert road and on Ave. Lamartiniere Martissant Cabaret (Rt. National 1) Miragoane (Rt. National 2) Gonaives ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 8, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 8, 2019) Locations:  Carradeux around Aristide University (in Tabarre)  Delmas 33 near the police station Events: Reports of roadblocks and protests in the aforementioned areas.   The security situation remains fluid and roadblocks/protests continue to be established with little to no warning.  Haitian National Police is handling situations as they arise, ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 8, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 8, 2019) Locations:  Puits Blain taptap stand/Fragneau Ville  Bottom of the hill on Rue Gregory  Croix-des-Bouquets  Santo Events: Reports of roadblocks, protests, and gunfire in the aforementioned areas.   The security situation remains fluid and roadblocks/protests continue to be established with little to no warning.  Haitian National Police is handling situations ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 8, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 8, 2019) Locations: Intersection of Gerard Bataille and Delmas 33 Delmas 75 Delmas 30 Delmas 18 Mais-Gate near the Vivy Mitchell short-cut Route de Delmas and Carrefour Aviation Events: Reports of roadblocks, protests, and gunfire in the aforementioned areas. The security situation remains fluid and roadblocks/protests continue to be ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 07, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 7, 2019) Protest activity continues in Port-au-Prince and other areas of Haiti.  Out of an abundance of caution, the embassy has instructed its employees to remain at their residences between 5:00pm February 7 and 7:00am February 8. The embassy will open two hours late on February 8. The ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 07, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 7, 2019) Locations: Puits-Blain and Djoumbala Crossroad Rte de Kenscoff near Thomassin 32 Top of Peguyville Shortcut (oil on the road) Carrefour Aeroport Rue Capois Lalue Saint Jean Bosco La Saline Rue Panamerican Avenue John Brown Champs de Mars Petionville (Rue Faubert, Rue Metellus, Place St. Pierre) Mais ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 07, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 7, 2019) Locations: Delmas 105 and Route de Freres Delmas 40 Delmas 45 Delmas 60 Various areas of downtown Port-au-Prince Carradeux Delmas 30 Delmas 19 Delmas 31 Delmas 83 Delmas 95 Pelerin 3-5 area Jacmel Petit Goave Cavaillon in Les Cayes Miragoane Gonaives Events:   There is a large ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 07, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 7, 2019) Locations: Delmas 105 and Route de Freres Delmas 40 Delmas 45 Delmas 60 Various areas of downtown Port-au-Prince Carradeux Delmas 30 Delmas 19 Delmas 31 Events:Reports of roadblocks, protests, gunfire in the aforementioned areas. The security situation remains fluid and roadblocks/protests continue to be established with ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 07, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 7, 2019) Locations:Puits Blains, and Vivy Mitchel Events: The Puits Blains intersection leading to Delmas 75 is currently blocked. Roadblocks with burning tires have been reported on the Vivy Mitchel short-cut. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 07, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 7, 2019) Locations: -Blvd 15 October near Belmart -Route de Freres between the HNP Academy and Vivy Mitchell Police Station -Delmas 30 -Intersection of Delmas 31 and Route de Delmas -Intersection of Delmas 19 and Route de Delmas -Delmas 48 -Caradeux -Gerald Bataille Intersection -Towns of Jacmel, Petit ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 07, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 07, 2019) Location: Croix des Bouquets Road, and Delmas 30 Events: Reports of burning barricades and roadblocks Actions to Take: Avoid the area and do not attempt to drive through protests or barricades. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019) Locations: The area of Vialet in Petit Goave Events: Reports of roadblocks Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019) On Thursday, February 7, 2019, a large protest is planned in Port-au-Prince, scheduled to begin at 10:00am and conclude at approximately 3:00pm. The planned protest route will affect portions of downtown Port-au-Prince and Petionville, including the areas of Champs de Mars, Poste Marchand, Bel Air, Delmas ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019) Location: Avenue Lamartiniere (Bois Verna) Events: Reports of burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019) Locations: -Rte. Nationale 2 near Martissant and Boloose Events: Reports of heavy gunfire. Additionally, Rte. Nationale 2 near Martissant and Bolosse is closed until further notice. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019) Locations: -Gerald Bataille intersection -Bicentenaire in Downtown Port-au-Prince Events: Reports of protests Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades and protests Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019) Location:Avenue Toussaint Louverture by the UN’s MINUJUSTH Headquarters Events: Reports of a roadblock Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019) Location: Bourdon Road, near the Prime Minister’s residence Events: Reports of protests, there is also a strong Hatian National Police presence Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 6, 2019) Location: Route National 2 in Aquin, east of Ley Cayes Events: Reports of roadblocks Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 5, 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 5, 2019) Location:  Bourdon Road Events: Reports of a protest near the Prime Minister’s residence show signs of becoming violent. Actions to Take:  Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 5, 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 5, 2019) Location: Delmas 60 and also downtown Jacmel. Events: Reports have been received of protests at Delmas 60 and also in downtown Jacmel. Actions to Take:  Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 4, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 4, 2019) Locations: Grand Trou in Miragoane, and downtown Saint Marc Events: Reports of roadblocks and ongoing demonstrations Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  ...
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Official Trivia Contest Rules

Benefits of U.S. – Haiti Partnership Trivia Contest Contest Sponsors    Benefits of U.S. – Haiti Partnership Trivia Contest is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassy Haiti Public Diplomacy Section. Description of the Contest The contest seeks to raise awareness about the benefits of the U.S. – Haiti Partnership by encouraging public ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 4, 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 4, 2019) Location: Downtown Jacmel Events: Ongoing demonstrations Actions to Take:  Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and Twitter
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 4, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 4, 2019) Location:  Carrefour Joute (between Les Cayes and Port-Salut) Events: Please avoid Carrefour Joute (between Les Cayes and Port-Salut) due to roadblocks. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 1, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 1, 2019) Location:  Butte Boyer in the area of Croix des Missions on Rte National 1 Events: Due to an ongoing security situation at Butte Boyer in the area of Croix des Missions on Rte National 1, please avoid the area until further notice. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: ...
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AEIF2019 opens Today!

#AEIF2019 opens on February 1!   Are you a State Department international exchange alumni? Have an idea to serve your community? The Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) will support your idea. Exchange alumni may apply for up to $25,000 to support their #AEIF public service projects under one of five themes: fostering economic prosperity; building civic participation, ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 30, 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 30, 2019) Locations: In front of the Ministry of Economy and Finance on Avenue Charles Summer. Events:  RSO has received reports that there are ongoing demonstrations in front the Ministry of Economy and Finance on Avenue Charles Summer.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not drive through barricades ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 30, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 30, 2019) Location: Ganthier on National Road #8 in Croix des Bouquets Events: Reports of a roadblock Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 30, 2019)

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 30, 2019) Location: Downtown Jacmel Events: Reports of demonstrations Actions to Take:  Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 30, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 30, 2019) Locations:   Rte National 3 near Mirebalais Blvd La Saline near the intersection of Route de Delmas and south to the port Events:  Reports of protests on Rte National 3 near Mirebalais An ongoing security incident involving gunfire on Blvd La Saline Actions to Take: Avoid the areas. ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 29, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 29, 2019) Location: Rte National 3 near Mirebalais. Events: Reports of roadblocks. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 29, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 29, 2019) Location: Rue Oswald Durand. Event: Reports of a roadblock. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 28, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 28, 2019) Locations: Rte. National 2 at Saint Louis du Sud Events: Reports of a roadblock Actions to Take:  Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 28, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 28, 2019) Locations: Between the Carrefour Aeroport and Delmas 2 Events:  RSO has received reports that there are roadblocks restricting movement between the Carrefour Aeroport and Delmas 2  Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 27, 2019) Location: Montrouis, Rte National 1 Events: There is ongoing demonstration in Montrouis that is blocking Rte National 1. Actions to Take: Please avoid the area until further notice. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program ( STEP ) to receive ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 25, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 25, 2019) Locations: Champs de Mars and Milot near Cap Haitien. Events:  RSO has been informed that RSO has received reports of protests in Champs de Mars and Milot near Cap Haitien.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 25, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 25, 2019) Locations: Rte Nationale 3 at Merebalais and Hinche in the central plateau area. Events:  RSO has been informed that Rte Nationale 3 is blocked by protestors at Merebalais and Hinche in the central plateau area. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not drive through barricades ...
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Recognition of Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s Interim President

Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Press Statement by Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State January 23, 2019 The United States recognizes Juan Guaido as the new interim President of Venezuela, and strongly supports his courageous decision to assume that role pursuant to Article 233 of Venezuela’s constitution and supported by ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump Recognizing Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido as the Interim President of Venezuela

Today, I am officially recognizing the President of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaido, as the Interim President of Venezuela.  In its role as the only legitimate branch of government duly elected by the Venezuelan people, the National Assembly invoked the country’s constitution to declare Nicolas Maduro illegitimate, and the office of the presidency therefore ...
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Travel Advisory, January 18, 2019                                                     

Travel Advisory, January 18, 2019 Haiti – Level 3: Reconsider Travel Last Update:  Reissued with updates to U.S. government restrictions on personnel. Reconsider travel to Haiti due to crime and civil unrest. Protests, tire burning, and road blockages are frequent and unpredictable.  Violent crime, such as armed robbery, is common. Local police may lack the resources ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 21, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 21, 2019) Location: Delmas 17 in front of the ONA office. Events:  Reports of road blocks and demonstrations.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area.  Do not drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747  or  202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 21, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 21, 2019) Locations:  Rou national 2 in the area of Dekouze, Jacmel and Delmas 60 near the MFA. . Delmas 60/ Musseau area near MFA Events:  Reports of road blocks and burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 18, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 18, 2019) Location:   Delmas 60 Events: Reports of roadblocks and burning tires.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 16, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 16, 2019) Locations: Carrefour Fleuriot (West Department) Events:  Reports of shootings and gang activity  Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 15, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 15, 2019) Locations: Delmas 33 area Events:  Reports of burning barricades and shots fired   Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  ...
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Actions Against Venezuela’s Corrupt Regime

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC January 10, 2019 The United States condemns Maduro’s illegitimate usurpation of power today following the unfree and unfair elections he imposed on the Venezuelan people on May 20, 2018. The United States remains steadfast in its support of the Venezuelan people and will continue to ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 10, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 10, 2019) Locations: Avenue Christopher and Charles Sumner near MOJ/ Finances/OAVCT Events:  Reports of protestors throwing rocks at passing vehicles and HNP Roadblocks are being erected in the area as well  Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 10, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 10, 2019) Locations: Rue Capois and Rue Nicolas in the Carrefour Feuilles area of Downtown Port-au-Prince Events:  Reports of roadblocks and burning barricades Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 7, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 7, 2019) Locations: Airport Road near the DHL office. Events:  Reports of active demonstrations on Airport Road near the DHL office. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 03, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (January 03, 2019) Locations: Between Canape Vert and Juvenat Events:  Reports of barricades and rock throwing. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 28, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 28, 2018) Locations: Pernier Events:  Reports of demonstrations in Pernier that include the burning of HNP vehicles. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 28, 2018)

 Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 28, 2018) Locations: Bel-Air Events:  Reports received of a roadblock in Bel-Air. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 24,  2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 24,  2018) Location: Rue Toussaint L’overture and Delmas 33 in front of Ministry of Public Transport San-fil, Delmas 18 Events:  Reports of  burning tires, barricades, and stone throwing   Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 24,  2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 24,  2018) Location: Savanne Pistache Events:  Reports of a shooting, road blockage, and stone throwing. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 23, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 23, 2018) Location: Limbe on Rte. 1 Events:  Reports of gunfire and burning a gas station.   Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 22, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 22, 2018) Location:  Rte. 2 near Chalone Miragoane. Events:  Reports of barricades and rock throwing.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us ...
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U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green Traveled to Haiti

U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green traveled to Haiti from December 18-21.  During his visit, the Administrator toured USAID-funded programs in health, agriculture, and entrepreneurship, and met with representatives from the Haitian Government, the private sector, donor partners, and faith-based organizations. In his meetings with Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and Prime Minister Jean-Henry ...
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Remarks by the Deputy Chief of Mission during the Dissemination Workshop on the Law of Legal Assistance

Monsieur le Ministre de la Justice et de la Sécurité Publique, Honorable Président et membres du Conseil Supérieur du Pouvoir Judiciaire,  Honorables parlementaires, Honorables Juges et membres du pouvoir Judiciaire, Monsieur le Bâtonnier de l’Ordre des Avocats de Port au Prince, Monsieur le Représentant du Secrétaire General des Nations Unis, Mesdames, Mesdemoiselles, Messieurs,   It ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 20, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 20, 2018) Locations: Rue Ogé in Petion-Ville (West Department) In front of the Conseil Electoral Provisoire, behind the St. Pierre’s church in Petionville. Events:  Reports of an ongoing demonstration at Rue Ogé in Petion-Ville (West Department) Reports of a demonstration in front of the Conseil Electoral Provisoire, ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 20, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 20, 2018) Locations: In front of  Place Hugo Chavez on Blvd Toussaint Louverture (West Department) Marfranc in Jérémie (Grand’Anse Department) Events:  Reports of an ongoing demonstration in front of  Place Hugo Chavez on Blvd Toussaint Louverture (West Department). Reports of a roadblock at Marfranc in Jérémie (Grand’Anse ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 20, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 20, 2018) Locations: Avenue Christophe in the vicinity of INAGHIE Events: Reports of burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 19, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 19, 2018) Locations: Rue Chavannes in downtown of Port au Prince in front of Radio Tele Caraibes. Events: Reports of a sit in. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance:     U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 18, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 18, 2018) Locations: Downtown Port-au-Prince in front of the office of the Prime Minister Events:  Protests Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests.  Turn around and find a safer route. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 17, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 17, 2018) Location: Ministry of Interior at Rue de la Reunion in downtown Port-au-Prince (West Department)  Events:  Ongoing demonstrations  Actions to Take:   Avoid the area      Assistance:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 16, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 16, 2018) Locations: The Bel Air section of downtown Port-au-Prince Jean Bosco Church, downtown Port-au-Prince Cap Haitian at Rond-point Samarie Events: A large protest forming in the Bel Air section of downtown Port-au-Prince. Burning tires are located in front of Jean Bosco Church. Protestors are also gathering in Cap Haitian at Rond-point ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 15, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 15, 2018) Location: Montrouis Events:  Land dispute shootings in Montrouis  Actions to Take:   Avoid the area    Assistance:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  Twitter
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Completion of the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation’s Grant for Restoration Activities

Port-au-Prince – The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince is pleased to announce the restoration of 8 (eight) national heritage paintings and replacement of storage facilities at the Centre d’Art.  This $24,500 grant is from the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), established by the U.S. Congress in 2001 to support the preservation of cultural sites, cultural ...
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Deputy Assistant Secretary Merten Underscores U.S. Government Partnership During Visit to Haiti

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti) December 8, 2018 –Kenneth Merten, Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs at the U.S. State Department,  visited Port-Au-Prince, Haiti December 6-8.  Ambassador Merten’s visit underscored the long-standing U.S.-Haiti partnership, as well as the U.S. commitment to supporting the democratic process and strengthening the rule of law to ensure political ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 11, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 11, 2018) Location: The Prime Minister’s office on Blvd. Harry Truman Events:  Ongoing demonstrations Actions to Take:   Avoid the area Assistance:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook and  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 10, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 10, 2018) Location: Near the Ministry of Interior  Events:  Reports of burning tires Actions to Take:   Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter
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2019 One Beat Program Opens Now!

Hip-Hop artists, jazz ensembles, classical musicians, sound designers, beat makers, multimedia artists, DJs, audio engineers, or any combination of these styles are invited to participate in the 2019 One Beat program for a month exchange in the U.S. This program offers the chance to get together with musicians from around the world to collaborate in the ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 09,  2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 09,  2018) Locations: Ave. John Brown and Rue Cameleau Events:  Reports of an active protest including burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 7, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 7, 2018) Locations: Ave. Christophe in front of INAGHEI (West Department) near FOKAL Events:  Reports of burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 3, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 3, 2018) Locations: Bel Air near Fort National Events:  Reports of an active protest including burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  ...
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World AIDS Day Press Release

Port-au-Prince – U.S. Ambassador Michele Sison joined Minister of  Public Health and Population  Marie Gréta Roy Clement and representatives from UNAIDS and civil society to commemorate the 30th annual World AIDS Day on December 1st at the Karibe Hotel. The event included speeches and presentations from key partners in the fight against AIDS, including persons ...
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World AIDS Day Remarks

December 1, 2018 Karibe Hotel Your Excellency, Dr. Marie Gréta Clément Roy, Minister of Public Health and Population;  Mr. Laure Adrien, Director General of the Ministry of Public Health and Population ; Dr. Joelle Deas, Coordonator of the National Program in the fight against HIV/AIDS (PNLS). Dear Invited Guests, It is an absolute honor to be ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Michele J. Sison at the Women’s Economic Empowerment Event

Good evening. Dear guests, thank you for joining us today to discuss this important topic – the economic empowerment of Haitian female entrepreneurs.  A special thank you to the Minister of Women’s Affairs, Madame Évelyn Sainvil, to Ms. Phelicia Dell for moderating, and for our four panelists, Ms. Isabelle Mevs, Ms. Daniella Jacques, Ms. Magalie ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 29, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 29, 2018) Location: Champ-de-Mars area near Ethnology University Event: Reports of an active protest Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 29, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 29, 2018) Location: Haiti. Event: The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince remains open for American Citizen Services, as well as immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments. On November 29, the U.S. government authorized the voluntary departure from Haiti of non-emergency U.S. government personnel and their families.  For more information, please ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 28, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 28, 2018) Location: Near Tabarre 48 Events:  Reports of ongoing gunfire Actions to Take:  Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 28, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 28, 2018) Locations: Delmas 48 Events: Reports of oil spread on the road Actions to Take: Avoid the area and take an alternate route Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 28, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 28, 2018) Locations: Martissant Events: Reports of violence and shooting in the area Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 27, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 27, 2018) Locations: St. Marc Events: Reports of an ongoing demonstration in St. Marc that has closed off Route National 1 Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 27, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 27, 2018) Locations: Laboule 10 and Laboule 12. This is in the Laboule area south of Petionville off of Rt de Kenscoff. Events:  Reports of oil being spread on both Laboule 10 and Laboule 12. This is in the Laboule area south of Petionville off of Rt de Kenscoff. Use caution ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 26, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 26, 2018) Locations: San Fil near Bastia & Cassernes Ave. Populard near St. Antoine Church Blvd. La Saline Nazon near GOC University Rte. Nationale 2 between Leogane and Dufort Events:   Reports of roadblocks and barricades. Oil on the road in Nazon Actions to Take: Avoid the ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 24, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 24, 2018) Locations: Malpasse Events:  Reports of an attack on customs agents in Malpasse.  HNP has responded but the situation remains tense. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 23, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 23, 2018) Locations: Port-au-Prince, Haiti Events: The Consular Section remains open for emergency American Citizen Services (ACS).  For Monday, November 26, we will attend to ACS customers who have an already-scheduled passport, Consular Report of Birth Abroad, or notary service.  To reschedule an ACS appointment, visit our website ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 23, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 23, 2018) Locations: Delmas 60 Ministry of Foreign Affairs Events:   Reports of large protests, a vehicle set on fire, and rocks being thrown at Delmas 60 Reports of rocks being thrown at and near the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Actions to Take: Avoid the areas. Do not ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 23, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 23, 2018 Locations: Delmas 34 Delmas 48 St. Jean Bosco Church in Petionville Delmas 105 Rt de Freres near Sogebank Events:   Protestors near Delmas 34 have started a fire at a gas station. A protest group is in the Delmas 48 area. A protest group is ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 23, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 23, 2018) Location: Rte. de Delmas at Delmas 40-B and Petionville  Events:  Reports of demonstrators on Rte. de Delmas at Delmas 40-B. The demonstrators are marching toward Petionville. Actions to Take:                    – Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 23,  2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 23,  2018) Locations: Airport Road  (Blvd Toussaint Louverture/Rte Delmas) Events: Reports of large crowd/demonstration Actions to Take: Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. Avoid large gatherings of people Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 22, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 22, 2018) Location: Ave John Brown and Lalue headed towards downtown Events:  Reports of protests Actions to Take: – Avoid the area                    – Avoid large gatherings of people Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 22, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 22, 2018) Location: Ave John Brown and Lalue headed towards downtown Events:  Reports of protests Actions to Take: – Avoid the area                    – Avoid large gatherings of people Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 22, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 22, 2018) Location:  The market near St. Jean Bosco Church in Petionville. Delmas 40 B and 48. Events:  Reports of rocks being thrown in the vicinity of the market near St. Jean Bosco Church in Petionville. Reports of gunfire between Delmas 40 B and 48. Actions to Take: – Avoid the area. – Do not attempt to drive ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 22, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 22, 2018) Location: 15 Octobre near Sun Auto and Belmart Events:  Reports of rock throwing Actions to Take: – Avoid the area – Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests – Avoid large gatherings of people Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 22, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 22, 2018) Location: Delimart on Delmas 32 Events:   Reports of burning tires near the Delimart on Delmas 32. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas. Do not attempt to drive through protests or roadblocks. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 22, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 22, 2018) Locations: Lower Delmas La Saline Events:   Reports of burning tires/barricades on lower Delmas as well as near the fuel depot in La Saline Action to  Take:   Avoid the areas. Do not attempt to drive through protests or roadblocks. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

The United States, a longtime partner and friend of Haiti, shares Haiti’s desire for a better future for its people. The United States supports the human rights of people everywhere to freely express themselves and peacefully protest, and supports the Haitian government as it safeguards both those rights, and the security of public and private ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 22, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 22, 2018) Locations: Carradeux Road Blvd 15 Octobre Torcel Avenue Pan American Events:   There is debris (rocks and remnants of burned tires) in various sections of Blvd 15 Octobre, Carradeux, and Torcel, but no reports of active barricades or burning tires at the time of this alert. Shooting and barricades have ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 21, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 21,  2018) Locations: Port-au-Prince, Haiti Events: The Consular Section remains open for emergency American Citizen Services (ACS). For Friday, November 23, Consular has cancelled all routine ACS, immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments.  Please note the Embassy will be closed on Thursday, November 22 for an official holiday.  ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 21, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 21, 2018) Locations: Blvd 15 October near Sun Auto Airport road/Blvd des Industries Thomassin 38 Carefour Marissa Events:   Tires are currently burning on Blvd 15 Octobre in the vicinity of Sun Auto. A major traffic accident with fatalities has been reported on the Airport Road/Blvd des ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 21, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 21, 2018) Location:  Puits-Blain near Hospital Espoir Event:  Reports of oil spread on the road Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates ·        Follow us on  Facebook  and  ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 21, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 21, 2018) Locations: The intersection of Avenue John Brown and Avenue Martin Luther King near GOC University Delimart on Delmas 33 Events:   Reports of people throwing rocks and gunfire at the intersection of Avenue John Brown and Avenue Martin Luther King near GOC University. There are ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 21, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 21, 2018) Locations:  Delmas 75 Events:  Gunfire in the area   Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 21, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 21, 2018) Location: Mais Gate near Aristide University Events:  Reports of burning tires. Actions to Take:                    – Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 21, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 21, 2018) Locations: Carradeux Road Blvd 15 October near Sun Auto Martissant Carrerfour Aeroport Events:   Reports of rocks and burning tires in the roads. Gunfire has been reported in Martissant and Carrefour Aeroport.  Public transportation is currently not operating. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas. Do not ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 20, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 20,  2018) Locations: Port-au-Prince, Haiti Events: The Consular Section remains open for emergency American Citizen Services (ACS). For Wednesday, November 21, Consular has cancelled all routine ACS, immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments.  Please note the Embassy will be closed on Thursday, November 22 for an official holiday.  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 20, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 20, 2018)Location and Events: Reports of new barricades and armed civilian groups: – Martissant Burning barricades: Delmas 83 Delmas 75 Blvd 15 Octobre near the Aristide Foundation Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests Avoid large gatherings of people Assistance: ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 20, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 20, 2018) Location: Blvd. 15 Octobre near Canne au Sucre at Tabarre 48 Events:  Reports of burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests Avoid large gatherings of people Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 20, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 20, 2018) Location: Carradeux and Petionville near Place Boyer Events:  Reports of barricades Actions to Take: – Avoid the area – Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests – Avoid large gatherings of people Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 20, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 20, 2018) Location and Events: Rocks being thrown on: – 15 Octobre in front of the Total Gas Station near Tabarre 48 Burning tires reported in: – Lalue next to Post Marchand – Petionville near the Eagle Market – Caradeux off of Ave Mais Gaite – Martissant – ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 20, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 20, 2018) Locations: Area between Puits Blain and Vivy Mitchell Delmas 75 near Espoir Hospital Delmas 40b near Macardieu Delmas 33 near Shalom Church Delmas 60 near MAE In Fleuariau near the Aristide residence Avenue John Brown near MLK Blvd Events:   There are reports of oil being spread ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19,  2018) Locations:  ·         Port-au-Prince, Haiti Events: ·       The Consular Section will be open on November 20, 2018 for all American Citizen Services (ACS) and immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments.  To reschedule a prior ACS appointment, visit our website at https://ht.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/  or write to acspap@state.gov .  To reschedule an immigrant or nonimmigrant ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19,  2018) Locations: Delmas 32 and 40. Avenue John Brown. Events: Burning barricades and rock throwing in lower Delmas, to include Delmas 32 and 40. Avenue John Brown is blocked. Actions to Take: Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19,  2018) Locations: Blvd 15 Octobre in front of Belmart and near Sun Auto, airport road near DHL and Gerald, lower Delmas, Nazon, Malpasse, Martissant, La Saline, and Bon Repos. Events: Roadblocks, burning tires, people throwing rocks. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas. Do not attempt to ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19,  2018) Locations: Blvd 15 Octobre in front of Belmart and near Sun Auto, airport road near DHL and Gerald, lower Delmas, Nazon, Malpasse, Martissant, La Saline, and Bon Repos. Events: Roadblocks, burning tires, people throwing rocks. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas. Do not attempt to ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 19, 2018) Locations: Canape Vert Rd Bermane Motors and Aristide University Delmas 33 Martissant area Rte. Nationale 2 in Chalon Cap Haitian Events:   Reports of oil spread on the roads, burning tires and roadblocks, and a report of gunfire. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas. Do not ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 18, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 18,  2018) Locations: In the Port-au-Prince area: Petionville, Peguyville, Delmas, Panamerican, La Saline, Cite Soleil, Nazon, Sans Fil, Bel-Air, Champ-de-Mars, Carrefour Aeroport, Bourdon (including Avenue John Brown), Panamerican, Canape Vert. Outside of capital: Port-de-Paix, Les Cayes, Cap Haitien, Hinche, Gonaives, Jeremie, Mirebalais, Jacmel, Miragoane, Saint-Marc. Events: Protests, roadblocks, ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 18, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 18,  2018) Locations: In the Port-au-Prince area: Petionville, Peguyville, Delmas, La Saline, Cite Soleil, Nazon, Sans Fil, Bel-Air, Champ-de-Mars, Carrefour Aeroport, Bourdon, Canape Vert. Outside of capital: Port-de-Paix, Les Cayes, Cap Haitien, Hinche, Gonaives, and Jeremie. Events: Protests, roadblocks, burning tires, possible gunfire. The Embassy is still ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 17, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 17,  2018) Location: Rte. Nationale 1 between Montrouis and Arcahaie Rte. Nationale 2 at Aquin Rte. Nationale 2 and 3 at the entrance of Cap Haitien Events:  Reports of roadblocks. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 17, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 17,  2018) Location: Entrance of Debrosse in the vicinity of Morne Canapé Vert and the Juvenat area Events:  Reports of roadblocks. Actions to Take:                    – Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 16, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 16, 2018) Location: Route National 1 in the area of Montrouis and Limbe. Events: Reports of barricades being erected. Actions to Take: – Avoid the area. – Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. – Avoid large gatherings of people. Show quoted text Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 16, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 16, 2018) Location:   Champs de Mars area Bicentenaire La Saline Carrefour Marassa Croix des Bouquets Events: Reports of protests and gunfire. Actions to Take:  Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests Avoid large gatherings of people Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 16, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 16, 2018) Location: Champs de Mars area along Rue Oswald Durand Events:  Reports of protests and burning tires. Actions to Take: – Avoid the area – Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests – Avoid large gatherings of people Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 15, 2018)

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 15, 2018)  Location:  Port-au-Prince and other locations in Haiti.  Event:  The Embassy has received notice of large demonstrations planned for Sunday, November 18 in Port-au-Prince, and possibly other locations.  In response, out of an abundance of caution, the Embassy is requiring its American employees to shelter in ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 15, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 15, 2018) Location: Petit Goave, La Saline, Bicentenaire and Carrefour Aviation Events: Route National 2 is closed due to roadblocks and protests in Petit Goave. Gunfire is also being reported in La Saline, Bicentenaire and Carrefour Aviation.  Actions to Take: Avoid the areas. Do not attempt to drive ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 14, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 14, 2018) Location: In front of INAGHEI University on Ave. Christophe near FOKAL Events: Reports of burning tires and barricades. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook and Twitter ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 14, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 14, 2018) Location:  Delmas 75 Events: Reports of burning barricades on Delmas 75. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti  (November 9, 2018) 

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti  (November 9, 2018)  Location:  Port-au-Prince and other locations in Haiti  Event:  Due to sporadic and unpredictable demonstrations, roadblocks and violence, effective immediately and until further notice, American employees are prohibited from traveling within Haiti beyond a 15-mile radius of the Embassy without prior Chief of Mission approval. ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 9, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 9, 2018) Location: Bourdon near the Christ Roi Intersection before the Nazon intersection. Events: Burning barricades have been set up.  Protesters are also throwing rocks. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or ...
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Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 9, 2018)

Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 9, 2018) Location:  Rte. Nationale 1 in Carries Rte. Nationale 3 in the area between Barriere Battant and Grande Riviere du Nord before Cap Haitien Events:  Reports of barricades on Rte. Nationale 1 in Carries. The roadblocks on Rte. Nationale 3 in the area between Barriere Battant ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 9, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 9, 2018) Location:  Rte. Nationale #3 in the area between Barriere Battant and Grande Riviere du Nord before Cap Haitien Events: Roadblocks are being reported on Rte. Nationale #3 in the area between Barriere Battant and Grande Riviere du Nord before Cap Haitien Actions to Take: Avoid the area.  ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 8, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 8, 2018) Location: Rte. National 1 and Rte. National 9 Events: Several large protests and groups throwing rocks. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti  (November 7, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti  (November 7, 2018) Location:  Port-au-Prince and other locations in Haiti. Event:  The Embassy has received notice of large demonstrations planned for Sunday, November 18.  In response, out of an abundance of caution, the U.S. Embassy is advising official travelers to reconsider plans to travel on and around ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 7, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 7, 2018) Location: Rte. National 1 in Titayen, north of Port au Prince Events: Roadblocks and individuals throwing rocks at vehicles Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 6, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 6, 2018) Location: The area of Caradeux Events: Reports of burning tires the area of Caradeux. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. If you see burning tire roadblocks, please turn around and find an alternate route.  Do not drive through them. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 6, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 6, 2018) Location: Avenue Mais Gate Events: Reports of burning tires on Avenue Mais Gate. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. If you see burning tire roadblocks, please turn around and find an alternate route.  Do not drive through them. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 ...
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Presidential Proclamation on National Entrepreneurship Month, 2018

Since the founding of our Nation, generations of Americans have drawn upon every last measure of grit and determination to push the limits of human knowledge, invention, and capability. Our Nation thrives today because bold entrepreneurs and innovators had vision and drive, stopping at nothing to realize their dreams. This intrepid spirit, which burns in ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 3, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 3, 2018) Location: La Saline along Rte National 2 Events:  Reports of gunfire in La Saline, which is along Rte National 2. Actions to Take:  Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 2, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (November 2, 2018) Location: Bernard Mevs and La Saline Events:  Reports of ongoing violence near Bernard Mevs and in La Saline. Actions to Take:  Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 31, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 31, 2018) Location: Avenue Christophe in front of FOKAL Events: Reports of burning tires on Avenue Christophe in front of FOKAL Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 31, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 31, 2018) Location: Bicentaire and lower Delmas areas, particularly at the intersection of Rte. de Delmas and La Saline Events: Reports of ongoing violent demonstrations in the Bicentaire and lower Delmas areas. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 31, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 31, 2018) Location: Champs-de-Mar and Bel-Air Events: Reports of ongoing violent demonstrations in Champs-de-Mar and Bel-Air. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and Twitter
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 30, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 30, 2018) Location: Downtown Port-au-Prince Events: Reports of an ongoing demonstration in the downtown Port-au-Prince area.  Demonstrators have set up burning barricades on Rue Saint Honoré near the National Palace. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Michele J. Sison at the PCV-13 Launch Event

Minister of Health and Population Dr. Greta Roy Clement, Director General of the Ministry of Health and Population Dr. Laure Adrien, Representative for Pan American Health Organization PAHO Luis Cordina, Representative from the World Bank Anabela Abreu, Representative from Gavi the Vaccine Alliance Homero Hernandez, Representative for UNICEF Maria Luisa Fornara, Ladies and Gentelment representing ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 26, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 26, 2018) Location: Tabarre/15 Octobre in the vicinity of Sun Auto Events:  Reports of protesters throwing rocks at vehicles Actions to Take:  Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 25, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 25, 2018) Location: Chalon area near Miragoane Event: Aprotest in the Chalon area near Miragoane that has set up barricades on Rt. National 2.  Rt. National 2 is closed in the Chalon/Miragaone area. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Michele J. Sison at the 2nd Economic Forum hosted by the Haiti Chamber of Commerce for Women Entrepreneurs

Secretary for Youth, Sports, and Civic Action, Director General of the Bank of Haiti; Minister Delegate for Extreme Poverty; Ambassador of Canada; Representative of UN Women in Haiti; President of the CCFEH: It is a pleasure to be with you here today. I congratulate La Chambre de Commerce des Femmes entrepreneures d’Haïti for its Second Economic ...
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Presidential Proclamation on United Nations Day, 2018

On United Nations Day, we recognize the many ways the United Nations has contributed to peace and security among nations.  Since it was founded more than 70 years ago with the aim of breaking the cycle of global conflict, the United Nations has provided a forum for nations to resolve conflicts peacefully in an increasingly complex world.  The United States is ...
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2019 Community Solutions Program – Open!

The Office of Public Affairs would like to invite interested Haitian citizens to submit an application for the 2019 Community Solutions Program.  The  Community Solutions Program  is a four month professional development program for the best and brightest global community leaders working in Transparency & Accountability, Tolerance & Conflict Resolution, Environmental Issues, and Women and Gender Issues. Selected ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince (October 18, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 18, 2018) Location: Haiti Event: The Embassy has returned to its normal security posture for its employees. Actions to Take: Please review the country specific information for further details.  Read more here: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Haiti.html Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 17, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 17, 2018) Location: Haiti Event: Following demonstrations that took place in a number of locations in Haiti on October 17, Embassy personnel have been instructed to continue to shelter in place. The Embassy is scheduled to open on October 18 at 1100 am. Actions to Take: Avoid protests, do not attempt to drive through roadblocks Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 16, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 17, 2018)   Location: Throughout Port au Prince and other cities    Event: Protests and roadblocks   Actions to Take:  ·        Avoid protests, do not attempt to drive through roadblocks   Assistance:    ·         U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov ·        State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 ·         Haiti Country Information ·        Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 16, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 16, 2018) Location: The Marriott Hotel Event: Reports that there will be protests shortly Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and Twitter
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 16, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 16, 2018) Location: Delimart near Delmas 19 Event: Active protests including burning tires and rock throwing Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 15, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 15, 2018) Location: Downtown Port au Prince area. Avenue Charles Sumner, near OAVCT and the Ministry of Social Affairs Event: Ongoing demonstration with burning barricades disrupting vehicular traffic. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 12, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 12, 2018) Location: Haiti Events: The Embassy has received notice of large demonstrations planned for Wednesday, October 17 in Port-au-Prince, and possibly other locations.  In response, out of an abundance of caution, the U.S. Embassy is consolidating employees in central locations.  Beginning at 7:00pm on Tuesday, October ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 12, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 12, 2018) Location: Leogane and on Rt. National #2 Events: Violent demonstrations Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and Twitter
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 8, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 8, 2018) Locations: 1)Airport road in Port-au-Prince, 2) Rt. National #9 near Cite Soleil in Port-au-Prince. Events: 1) The burning barricades along airport road from earlier today are now clear, 2) Reports of student demonstrations along Rt. National #9 near Cite Soleil. Actions to Take: Airport road: Exercise ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 08, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 08, 2018) Location: Airport road.  Events: Reports of burning barricades. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and Twitter
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 5, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 5, 2018) Locations and Events: -Delmas 83 in front of the Ministry of Education Annex. Road blocks. -Cite Soleil on Blvd des Americains (Rte 9). Road blocks in both directions. -Champs-de-Mars near National Palace. Road blocks. -Leogane on Rte. National #2. Burning barricades and demonstrators throwing stones at passing motorists. ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 5, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 5, 2018) Locations and Events: -Delmas 83 in fromt of the Ministry of Education Annex. Road blocks. -Cite Soleil on Blvd des Americains (Rte 9). Road blocks in both directions. -Champs-de-Mars near National Palace. Road blocks. -Leogane on Rte. National #2. Burning barricades and demonstrators throwing stones at passing motorists. ...
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U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2019 – Call for proposals!

The U.S Embassy Port-au-Prince and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), Cultural Heritage Center of the U.S. Department of State are pleased to announce the 2019 call for proposals for the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP). U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) supports the preservation of cultural sites, cultural objects, ...
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U.S. Embassy Haiti Statement on Earthquake in Haiti

Final US Embassy Statement: The United States expresses its condolences and support to all of those in Haiti affected by the earthquake that struck the Artibonite, North and Northwest Departments on October 6. We continue to closely monitor the situation. The United States and Haiti are strategic partners and friends, and we stand ready to ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Michele J. Sison Speech at the Inauguration of the Infectious Disease Facility at St. Boniface

Madame Minister of Public Health, Representatives of the St. Boniface Foundation Invited Guests, I am pleased to be here, on behalf of the U.S. government, to celebrate the inauguration of this unparalleled facility for infectious disease treatment and emergency care. This space will not only prevent the spread of diseases like cholera and tuberculosis, but ...
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St. Boniface Haiti Foundation Inaugurates Infectious Disease

St. Boniface Haiti Foundation Inaugurates Infectious Disease and Emergency Care Center Supported by USAID/ASHA Grant Fond-des-Blancs, October 04, 2018 – U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Michele Sison joined the Haitian Ministry of Health, the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to inaugurate the new Center for Infectious Disease and ...
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Demonstration Alert Update: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 4, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 4, 2018) Location: Leogane, spilling out onto Rt. National #2 Events: Violent demonstration Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and Twitter
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 2, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 2, 2018) Location: Rte. National #1 in the Arcahaie area Events: Reports of roadblocks, disrupting vehicular traffic in both directions Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 01, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (October 1, 2018) Location: Pelerin #05 on Kenscoff Road Events: Demonstration Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 28, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 28, 2018) Location: Near the National Palace in front of the Ministry of Interior Events: Burning tires Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and ...
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Demonstration Alert-U.S. Embassy Port au Prince, Haiti, September 26, 2018

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 26, 2018) Location: Champ de Mars area outside the Ministry of Interior and Route National 2 in the Gressier area Events: Large protests. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 22, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 22, 2018) Location:  Route National 1 near Montrouis. Events:  Active protests on Route National 1 near Montrouis.  Please avoid this area until further notice. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Michele J. Sison at the event “Towards a Modernization of Haitian Criminal Law”

Good morning and I am honored to be here today to discuss such an important topic as the modernization of Haiti’s criminal justice legislation with you.  It is exciting to see so many from Haiti’s government, academia, civil society, and the media gathered to discuss the future of their country’s legal system, and the impact ...
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The U.S. Department of State supports the renovation of Maison Gauthier

The U.S. Department of State supports the renovation of Maison Gauthier through the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation Program Port-au-Prince – The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince is pleased to announce the award of a $200,000 grant to the Fondation Maison Gauthier for the restoration and rehabilitation of the former home of Viviane Gauthier.  This grant is ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Michele J. Sison at the Democracy Dialogue Event

Good evening, Distinguished members of tonight’s panel, Distinguished senators and deputies, Members of the Electoral Commission, Political party leaders, Business leaders, representatives of the press, Members of civil society, ladies and gentlemen. It is great to see so many of you here this evening gathered to discuss the issues of democracy and governance. It’s really ...
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REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP TO THE 73RD SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 25, 2018 United Nations Headquarters New York, New York THE PRESIDENT:  Madam President, Mr. Secretary-General, world leaders, ambassadors, and distinguished delegates: One year ago, I stood before you for the first time in this grand hall.  I addressed the threats facing our world, ...
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Demonstration Alert (All Clear): U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 20, 2018)

Demonstration Alert (All Clear) – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 20, 2018) Location: Route National 2 between Leogane and Grand Goave in the Dufort area.  In Port-au-Prince, the following areas :Rue Capois, LaLue, Rue Lamarre, San Fils, Carrefour Peant, Delmas 18, Carrefour Aeroport, Route De Delmas, Route de Freres, Rue Metellus, Tribunal de Paix de PV, Route ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 20, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 20, 2018) Location: Route National 2 between Leogane and Grand Goave in the Dufort area. Events: Protest. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 20, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 20, 2018) Location: In Port-au-Prince, the following areas : Rue Capois LaLue Rue Lamarre San Fils Carrefour Peant Delmas 18 Carrefour Aeroport Route De Delmas Route de Freres Rue Metellus Tribunal de Paix de PV Route de Bourdon Ave Martin Luther King Turgeau Ave Christophe Place Dessalines La Cour ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 19, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 19, 2018) Location: Rte National 2 near Fontamara Events: Reports of protests Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 18, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 18, 2018) Location:  Delmas 83 in front to the Ministry of Education Events: Reports of a protest at Delmas 83 in front to the Ministry of Education.  HNP is onsite, but protestors are throwing rocks at passing vehicles. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to ...
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U.S. Embassy Announces the 2018 Cohort of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

Port-au-Prince: The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce the 2018 cohort from Haiti for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program .  This program will take place in September and October 2018 and will bring 250 young leaders from 36 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States.  This year we are pleased to announce that nine (9) ...
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U.S. Embassy Haiti Statement on Haiti’s New Government

The United States looks forward to working with Prime Minister Céant and the new Haitian government. We will continue to partner with Haiti to strengthen the rule of law and enhance public security; pursue economic growth through mobilized domestic resources and support for private investment; strengthen good governance, anti-corruption and counter narcotics efforts; and to ...
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Demonstration Alert-U.S. Embassy Port au Prince, Haiti, September 16, 2018

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (September 16, 2018) Location:  Rte de Delmas proceeding to Champ de Mars via John Brown. Events:  There is an ongoing protest on Rte de Delmas.  This protest is planning on proceeding to Champ de Mars via John Brown with Haitian National Police escort. Actions to Take:  Please avoid these areas. Assistance: ...
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Security Alert Update: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 14, 2018)

Security Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 14, 2018) Location: Blvd 15 October in the area of Belvil Events: Reports of roadblocks near SunAuto and violent protests on Blvd 15 October in the area of Belvil. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 14, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 14, 2018) Location: Blvd 15 October in the area of Belvil Events: Reports of violent protests Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 13, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 13, 2018) Location:  Route National 1, north of St. Marc. Events:  Due to a fatal accident just north of St. Marc, Route National 1 is closed.  Demonstrators have blockaded the road. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 13, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 13, 2018) Location:  Route National 2 west of Miragoane. Events:  Route National 2 is currently closed west of Miragoane due to protests. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 11, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 11, 2018) Location:  Route de Cazeau and Delmas 33, and Bernard Mevs Hospital Events: Reports of active protests, including burning tires, on Route de Cazeau near the intersection with Delmas 33. Additionally, reports of burning tires in front of Bernard Mevs Hospital.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 10, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 10, 2018) Location: Tabarre, and Route National 2. Events: Burning barricades are being reported in the Caradeux area of Tabarre. Route National 2 is still closed.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area Do not attempt to drive through barricades or protests. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 10, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 10, 2018) Location: Bernard Mevs hospital, Blvd Toussaint Louverture, Village Solidarite # 2, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Events: There is currently a protest taking place at Bernard Mevs hospital.  Barricades have been erected around the hospital and protestors are throwing rocks at people trying to enter. Actions to Take: Avoid the ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 10, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 10, 2018) Location: Rt. National 1 in the Archaie area.  Also, Rt. National 2 in Carrefour. Events:  Rt. National 1 is now closed in the Archaie area due to road blocks. Rt. National 2 is still closed due to protests in Carefour. Burning tires continue to be reported ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti, September 9, 2018

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 9, 2018) Location:  Petionville at Place St. Pierre to Bourdon and Champs de Mars. Events:  There is a planned protest march that is scheduled to start at 10:00.  The gathering point for the start is in Petionville at Place St. Pierre and the march is expected to go through Petionville ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 2, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 2, 2018) Location: Champs-de-Mars Events: Ongoing, mobile demonstration currently in the area of Champs-de-Mars. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 31, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 31, 2018) Location: Route National 2 Events: Route National 2 is currently closed due to ongoing gang violence. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks. If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Do not seek shelter at ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 31, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 31, 2018) Location: Route National 2 in the area of Martissant Events: Reports of ongoing issues affecting Route National 2 in the area of Martissant. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 30, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 30, 2018) Location: Route National 2 in the area of Martissant Events: Reports of active protests including burning tires and barricades Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 24, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 24, 2018) Location: Ave Christophe near Rue Capois Events: RSO has received reports of an active protest on Ave Christophe near Rue Capois.  While it is currently in that area, this protest appears to be mobile and could change locations. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 21, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 21, 2018) Location: Pelerin 5 and Laboule Events: Protests on Route de Kenscoff in the area of Pelerin 5 and Laboule Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook and ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince (August 17, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 17, 2018) Location: Route National 1 at the intersection with Route National 9 near the Olympic Stadium. Events: Road is blocked due to a fatal accident. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 8, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 16, 2018) Location: Martissant Events: Route National 2 is blocked near Martissant Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Foreign Service Officer Test (Fall 2018)

U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Foreign Service Officer Test – Fall 2018 We are pleased to announce that U.S. citizens may take the Foreign Service officer test at U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince on Saturday, September 29, Monday, October 1, or Wednesday, October 3.  For more information and to register, please visit https://careers.state.gov/work/foreign-service/officer/test-process/  and http://www.pearsonvue.com/fsot/ . Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs ...
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Demonstration Alert Update: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 8, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 8, 2018) Location: Jacmel Events: Protests are still being reported in the Jacmel region.  The Vallee Bridge is currently blocked to all traffic. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow ...
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Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH)

Ambassador Jonathan Cohen U.S. Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City September 6, 2018 AS DELIVERED Thank you for your briefing, Assistant Secretary-General Keita, and for the very helpful graphics that you distributed today. We warmly welcome Helen La Lime and wish her every success with ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on El Salvador

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2018 Statement from the Press Secretary on El Salvador On Tuesday, the Government of El Salvador announced it would discontinue its decades-long diplomatic relations with Taipei in favor of establishing diplomatic relations with Beijing. The leaders of El Salvador’s governing party have ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Michele J. Sison at the Official Presentation of the Demographic and Health Survey Report

Madame Health Minister, Ministry of Health team, International organization partners, and members of the diplomatic corps : I am pleased to be here with you today for the official launch of the Demographic Health Survey (DHS) results.  This important survey is the result of close collaboration between various stakeholders in the health sector in Haiti:  it ...
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U.S. Ambassador Highlights U.S. Government Partnership with Haiti in the Northeast

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti) August 14, 2018 – United States Ambassador to Haiti Michele Sison visited Ouanaminthe in the Northeast Department of Haiti August 13-14.  The trip focused on how the U.S. Embassy is supporting Haiti in strengthening border controls through POLIFRONT, domestic resource mobilization, countering trafficking in persons, and the role of the private sector in ...
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Updated Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Social Security and other Federal Benefits Port-au-Prince, Haiti: August 21-24, 2018

U.S. Social Security and other Federal Benefits Port-au-Prince, Haiti – August 21-24, 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince is pleased to announce that representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) will visit Haiti to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security and other federal benefits. The Regional FBU, located ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 8, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 8, 2018) Location: Jacmel Events: Protests are still being reported in the Jacmel region. The Vallee Bridge is currently blocked to all traffic. Actions to Take: · Avoid the area Assistance: · U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov · State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 · ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 7, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 7, 2018) Location: Mon Karate in Jacmel Events: Reports of road blocks and demonstrations in the area of Mon Karate in Jacmel. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and ...
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Haitian National Indicted for Visa Fraud Scheme Involving More Than 100 Fraudulent Visa Applications

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Louisiana FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 31, 2018 U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that EMMANUEL PRIVA, age 37, a citizen of Haiti, was charged today in a two-count conspiracy indictment.  As alleged in the indictment, PRIVA ran a visa fraud scheme from his home in Harvey, Louisiana and ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 30, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 30, 2018) Location: Rt. National 1 in Archaie Events: Reports of a roadblock in Archaie on Rt. National 1 Actions to Take: • Avoid the area Assistance: • U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov • State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 • Haiti Country Information • ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 19, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 19, 2018) Location: Near the Natcom Building, MLK Blvd. and Bois Verna Events: Reports of an ongoing  protest in front of/near the Natcom building MLK Blvd. and Bois Verna/Pont Morin. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 19, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 19, 2018) Location: Champs-de-Mars Events: Reports of an active protest in the area of Champs-de-Mars. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 17, 2018)

Security Alert: Haiti Travel Advisory Lowered to Level 3 – Reconsider Travel The Department of State lowered the Travel Advisory Level for Haiti to Level 3 – Reconsider Travel on July 17, 2018 due to civil unrest and crime.  This replaces the previous Level 4 Travel Advisory that was issued on July 9, 2018. The ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 14, 2018) Location: Haiti. Event: The Embassy has returned to its normal security posture for its employees. Please review the country specific information  for further details. The Embassy is open for routine and emergency American Citizen Services. Individuals who missed their appointment should email  acspap@state.gov  to request a new appointment. The ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Delmas and Petionville Events: Protestors are marching on Route de Delmas toward Petionville. They are currently in Delmas 40. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: · U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov · State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 · Haiti Country Information · Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program ( STEP ) to receive security updates · Follow ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 14, 2018)

Location: Delmas 18 Events: Ongoing protests in the area. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: ·  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov · State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 ·  Haiti Country Information · Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  ( STEP ) to receive security updates · Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 14, 2018)

Location: Place Dessalines (Champs-de-Mars), Rue Capois, Lalue, Rue Lamarre, Bel-Air, Rue St. Martin, Grand Rue, St. Jean Bosco, La Saline, Rue St. Martin, Bel-Air, Rue Tiremasse, Delmas 2, Delmas 4, Carrefour Pean, Delmas 18, Autoroute de Delmas, Delmas 40-B, Bourdon, Lalue, Ave. John Brown, Rue Capois, Ruelle Chavannes, Rue Magloire Ambroise, Rue. St Honore, Rue ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 13, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 13, 2018) Location: Downtown near the Iron Market Events: The Marche Amba is on fire. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: · U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov · State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 · Haiti Country Information · Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  ( STEP ) to receive security updates · Follow us ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 13, 2018)

Location: Haiti. Event:  On July 9, the U.S. government authorized the voluntary departure of non-emergency U.S. government personnel and their families.  Embassy employees’ movements remain restricted within Port-au-Prince and elsewhere in Haiti at this time.  Embassy personnel are prohibited from traveling in their personal vehicles.  All Embassy staff movements must be approved by the security office in ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 12, 2018)

Location: Haiti Event: Embassy employees’ movements are restricted within Port-au-Prince and elsewhere in Haiti at this time. Embassy personnel are prohibited from traveling in their personal vehicles. All Embassy staff movements must be approved by the security office in advance. On July 9, the U.S. government authorized the voluntary departure of non-emergency U.S. government personnel ...
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Demonstration Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Champs-de-Mars, downtown near MLK Blvd. and Harry Truman Blvd. Events: Protests moving downtown from MLK Blvd to Harry Truman BLVD. There are also ongoing protests in the Champ-de-Mars area.  PNH are in the areas and attempting to disperse the crowds. Actions to Take: Contact your family to keep them informed of your welfare and whereabouts. Exercise ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Delmas 40B, downtown, Petionville, and Pelerin. Events: Protests are scheduled for this morning, July 11, there will be multiple points of rally: Delmas 40B, downtown, PV and Pèlerin. Actions to Take: * Contact your family to keep them informed of your welfare and whereabouts. * Exercise extreme caution if you decide to leave your ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 10, 2018)

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Event: The shelter in place directive for Embassy personnel has been partially lifted as of 6:00pm on July 10. Embassy employees are prohibited from traveling in their personal vehicles at this time. Any travel to public establishments must be approved by the security office in advance. Embassy personnel are currently prohibited from ...
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Statement of the Core Group

Port-au-Prince, 9 July 2018 – The Core Group (composed of the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations, the Ambassadors of Germany, Brazil, Canada, France, United States of America, and the representatives of Spain, the Organization of American States and the European Union), expresses concern at the demonstrations marked by acts ...
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Security Alert: Department of State’s Travel Advisory for Haiti (July 9, 2018)

The Department of State has released a new Travel Advisory rating for Haiti , which is now Level 4 (Do Not Travel): Do not travel to Haiti due to civil unrest and crime. There is currently widespread civil unrest and violent demonstrations in Haiti. Protests, tire burning, and road blockages are frequent and unpredictable. Right now, the U.S. government has ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Event: The Embassy is aware flights are arriving to Port-au-Prince’s international airport.  We continue to advise U.S. citizens to shelter in place at this time.  If you do decide to leave your residence or hotel to travel to the airport, please exercise extreme caution.  There are disruptions and roadblocks along both Routes National ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 8, 2018)

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Event: Due to continuing demonstrations, roadblocks, and violence across Port-au-Prince, the Embassy is prohibiting all non-emergency travel into Haiti by its employees. All other Embassy personnel are still under a Shelter in Place order. Actions to Take: · Contact your family to keep them informed of your welfare and whereabouts. · Shelter ...
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Alert: US Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti.   Event: Due to continuing demonstrations, roadblocks, and violence across Port-au-Prince and throughout Haiti, U.S. citizens should continue to shelter in place.  Do not travel to the airport unless you confirmed your flight is departing.  Flights are cancelled today and the airport has limited food and water available.   Telecommunications services, including ...
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Demonstration Alert: US Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Demonstration Alert: US Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 7, 2018) Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Event: Due to continuing demonstrations, roadblocks, and violence across Port-au-Prince, as well as short staffing at the airports, embassy personnel have been instructed to re-book any flights originally scheduled for Sunday, July 8. Embassy personnel are still under a shelter-in-place order. We note ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Demonstration Alert: US Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 7, 2018) Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Event: Due to continuing demonstrations, roadblocks, and violence across Port-au-Prince, as well as short staffing at the airports, embassy personnel have been instructed to re-book any flights originally scheduled for Sunday, July 8. Embassy personnel are still under a shelter-in-place order. We note ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 7, 2018) 

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti Event: Embassy personnel are still under a Shelter in Place order. Roadblocks are continuing to pop up throughout the city and being manned by people throwing rocks. Some roadblocks have armed demonstrators that will shoot at vehicles trying to run through the roadblock Actions to Take: • Shelter in place. Do not ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Event: Due to continuing demonstrations, roadblocks, and violence across Port-au-Prince, as well as short staffing at the airports, Embassy personnel have been instructed to rebook any flights originally scheduled for today, July 7. Embassy personnel are still under a Shelter in Place order. We note that several airlines have cancelled flights into ...
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Demonstration Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Demonstration Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 6, 2018) Location: Roads within Vivy Mitchell, Puits Blain, Juvenat, and Tabarre. Events: Roads within Vivy Mitchell, Puits Blain, and Tabarre have been blocked. Reports of heavy gunfire in Juvenat. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas and exercise caution. Assistance: · U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov · State Department – ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Sison at the Field Epidemiology Training Program Graduation (FETP)

Monsieur Director General of MSPP Monsieur Director of the Directorate of Epidemiology, Laboratory and Research Monsieur National Coordinator of FETP-Haiti Monsieur Vice-Dean of the Medical School FETP graduates And my distinguished colleagues – Bonjour. It is an honor to be here this morning to commemorate the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) graduation of the third ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 6, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 6, 2018) Location: Pelerin 9, La Saline Blvd near Rte Delmas Events:  There is a current roadblock at Pelerin 9. There is a roadblock with burning tires on La Saline Boulevard near Route de Delmas. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Avoid protests and any large gathering of ...
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Demonstration Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 5, 2018)

Demonstration Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 5, 2018) Locations: Rte National 9 near Cite Soleil, Rte National 1 near Arcahaie, the La Plain area, Rte National 1 near Santo, Rte National 1 in the La Plain area of Bon Repos, Gonaives. Events: All protest locations noted above – from earlier today – are now clear. Actions to Take: Exercise normal ...
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Demonstration Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 5, 2018)

Demonstration Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 5, 2018) Location: Ave Charles Sumner. Events: Additional protests have been reported on Ave Charles Sumner.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Avoid protests and any large gathering of people. Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks. If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. ...
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Demonstration Alert Update: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 5, 2018)

Demonstration Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 5, 2018) Location: Ave Charles Sumner. Events: Additional protests have been reported on Ave Charles Sumner. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Avoid protests and any large gathering of people. Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks. If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. ...
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Demonstration Alert Update: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 5, 2018)

Demonstration Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 5, 2018) Location: Rte. 9 in the Cite-Soleil area, Rte. National 2 near Miragoane. Events: Additional roadblocks have just been reported on Rte. 9 in the Cite-Soleil area. Rte. National 2 has also been closed by protests near Miragoane.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Avoid protests and ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 5, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 5, 2018) Location: Route National 1 above Arcahaie, Santo, Croix des Bouquets, Marin area of La Plaine, Carrefour Marassa, and Gonaives. Events: Reports of demonstrations and roadblocks. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 4, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 4, 2018) Location: Rue de Kenscoff in the area of Pelerin 5 Events: Reports of protests on Route de Kenscoff in the area of Pelerin 5 Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 4, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 4, 2018) Location: Carrefour Marassa, near the entrance of Croix-des-Bouquets Events: Reports indicating that violent protests have blocked Carrefour Marassa in the area of the entrance of Croix-des-Bouquets. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive ...
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Speech by Ambassador Sison on the occasion of the U.S. Independence Day

Good evening! We are pleased to welcome our honored guests tonight to our celebration of our U.S. Independence Day. I want to give special thanks to His Excellency, the President of the Republic, Jovenel Moise and First Lady Martine Moise, as well as to His Excellency, the Prime Minister, Jack Guy Lafontant, for being with ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 2, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 2, 2018) Location: Route National 2 in the Martissant area Events: Reports of an ongoing demonstration on Route National 2 in the Martissant area.  This appears to be in continuation with reports of gunfire throughout the night.  The protest group appears to be moving towards Blvd. Harry Truman.  Avoid ...
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U.S. Releases the 2018 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report

U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Presidential Advisor Ivanka Trump released the annual Trafficking in Persons Report on June 28 in Washington, DC.  Secretary Pompeo noted that, “This year’s TIP Report highlights the critical work of local communities to stop traffickers and provide support to victims. Human trafficking is a global problem, but it’s ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Six-Month Passport Validity Before International Travel

U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Six-Month Passport Validity Before International Travel U.S. citizens are reminded that some foreign governments, including Haiti, require at least six months’ validity remaining on U.S. passports for international travel.  This includes first-time, inbound trips to Haiti.  Airlines and vessels may not permit travelers to board their scheduled mode of transport for ...
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U.S. Embassy Sponsors Haiti Tech Summit 2018

Good morning, Technology Advocates, Innovators, and Friends.   It is great to be with you here at the Haiti Tech Summit this morning. I’m Michele Sison, U.S. Ambassador to Haiti. I’m a career diplomat.  I’ve been with the State Department for 36 years, right behind Danielle there. 36 years ago I started my first foreign ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 15, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 15, 2018) Location: Avenue Charles Sumner near Avenue Christophe. Events: Reports of demonstrations. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and Twitter
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 14, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 14, 2018) Location: Champ de Mars near the Ministry of Interior; Avenue Charles Sumner in front of the OAVCT office. Events: Reports of demonstrations.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook and ...
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U.S. Supports Haitian Entrepreneur Participation in the Haiti Tech Summit

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti) June 14, 2018 As a platinum sponsor and lead partner of the 2018 Haiti Tech Summit, the United States Embassy in Haiti is pleased to announce the selection of 25 local entrepreneurs who will be featured at the summit.  As part of the Embassy’s on-going efforts to promote entrepreneurship and bi-lateral economic growth, ...
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International Financial Scams Alert- U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 14, 2018)

International Financial Scams Alert- U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 14, 2018) Location: Haiti, countrywide Event: The American Citizen Services unit of the U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, has received a number of calls in recent weeks regarding fraudulent requests for funds. The typical scenario is that a family member – parent, uncle, aunt, or grandparent – receives a ...
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Celebrating the Fulbright Program in Haiti

Port au Prince, Haiti – Recognizing the value of two-way academic exchange, Chargé d’Affaires Robin Diallo hosted Fulbrighters past and present to celebrate the successes of the program and discuss how advanced degrees serve Haiti’s future.  The Fulbright Program is the keystone exchange program of the U.S. Government and reflects U.S. commitment to educational excellence and ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 13, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 13, 2018) Location: Parliament building and surrounding area Events: Reports of a violent demonstration in the area of the Parliament building. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2018) Location: Gerald Bataille roundabout intersection headed towards SONAPI via Ave. Mais Gate Events: Ongoing SONAPI demonstrations.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2018) Location: Ave. Charles Summer Events: Reports of ongoing student demonstrations.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and Twitter
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Demonstration Alert Update: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2018)

Demonstration Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2018) Location: Clercine area neat the Tabarre Marketplace, Carrefour Rita, and Toussaint Louverture International Airport Events: Reports of demonstrations by factory workers are taking place in the Clercine area near the Tabarre Marketplace. Demonstrators are in the streets and blocking the intersection of Carrefour Rita. Traffic around the airport and the ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2018) Location: Clercine area neat the Tabarre Marketplace, Carrefour Rita, and Toussaint Louverture International Airport Events: Reports of demonstrations by factory workers are taking place in the Clercine area near the Tabarre Marketplace. Demonstrators are in the streets and blocking the intersection of Carrefour Rita. Traffic around the airport and the ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2018) Location: SONAPI and Toussaint Louverture International Airport Events: Reports of demonstrations at SONAPI and the airport road is blocked outside of the Brana factory.  Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-Sunday-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2018) Location:  Delmas 102 and 103.  Events: Reports of roadblocks along Delmas 102 and 103. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy, Haiti (June 9, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 9, 2018) Location: Route National 2 and Martissant Events: Reports of active shooting and gang violence on Rte National 2 and Martissant Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook and ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 5, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 5, 2018) Location: Route National 9 near Rue Duvivier/ Damien. Events: Reports of demonstrations on Rte National 9 near Rue Duvivier/ Damien. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence at Organization of American States Reception

THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you, Deputy Secretary Sullivan.  To Secretary General Almagro, Ambassador Trujillo, and to all the great representatives of freedom-loving nations across the New World: On behalf of the First Family, my wife and I say, welcome to the White House.  (Applause.) Karen and I are honored to be able to welcome ...
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Statement by Ambassador Haley on LGBTI Pride Month

This June, we join our friends in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) community around the world who are celebrating Pride Month. At the UN, we see the importance of defending freedoms of LGBTI persons from governments that violate their own people’s human rights. The United States embraces personal freedom, rejects discrimination, and ...
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LGBTI Pride Month

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC June 1, 2018 The United States joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month, and reaffirms its commitment to protecting and defending the human rights of all, including LGBTI persons. In many parts of the world, LGBTI individuals ...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo At the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS)

SECRETARY POMPEO:  Thank you.  Thank you, Secretary General Almagro and your team, for organizing this 48th General Assembly of the OAS.  We are incredibly grateful for your leadership. It is a pleasure to be here at the OAS for the first time as Secretary of State of the United States of America, and I am ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 04, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 04, 2018) Location: Route 9 and Route National 1 Events: Protests that have split into two areas affecting Route 9 and one group affecting Route National 1 between Carrefour Drouillard and Croix-des-Missions. Protests are growing. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Location: Driving from Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince. Events: Continuing high number of violent armed robberies against U.S. citizens after departing the airport. The Embassy has procedures in place to detect surveillance and deter attacks on its employees. Actions to Take: Arrange to have your host or organization meet you at ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 04, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 04, 2018) Location: Rte National 9 near Rue Duvivier Events: Reports of demonstrations in the area. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook  and Twitter
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NATIONAL CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, 2018

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2018   BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA   A PROCLAMATION   During Caribbean-American Heritage Month, we honor America’s long-shared history with our neighbors in the Caribbean and celebrate the Caribbean Americans who have enriched our Nation. Caribbean Americans ...
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U.S. Delegation to the Organization of American States General Assembly

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release June 1, 2017 Notice to the Press   Secretary of State Pompeo To Lead U.S. Delegation to the Organization of American States General Assembly   Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the U.S. delegation to the General Assembly of the Organization of American ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 26, 2018)

Location: Delmas 95 affecting Jacquet Toto. Events: Reports of burning tires and roadblocks. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance:   U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter  
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 25, 2018)

Location: Nazon area along Avenue Martin Luther King, south of Route de Delmas. Events: Reports of burning tires and roadblocks. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  ...
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Over 14 million lives saved thanks to the US emergency plan for AIDS relief

BY AMB. DEBORAH L. BIRX, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 05/22/18 03:30 PM EDT Fifteen years ago, when the  U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)  was created, an HIV diagnosis was still a death sentence for many people in the developing world. In some countries, entire families and communities were falling ill, as infant mortality doubled, child mortality tripled, and life expectancy dropped by ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location:  Route National 2 and Blvd Harry Truman in the Martissant area. Events:  Reports of barricades and gunfire on Route National 2 and Blvd Harry Truman in the Martissant area.  U.S. Embassy employees are restricted from travel south until further notice. Actions to Take:  Avoid the area. Assistance:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – ...
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U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green on Venezuelan Sham Elections

The fraudulent voting exercise that took place in Venezuela on May 20, 2018 did not reflect true democratic principles and practices.  Open, transparent, democratic, citizen-responsive governance is crucial to long-term development and prosperity, and this so-called “election” pulls the Venezuelan people further from that goal.  The Maduro regime barred opposition parties and leaders from running, ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 22, 2018)

Location: SONAPI industrial park near the airport. Events: Ongoing demonstrations at the SONAPI industrial park, near the airport. Workers will be heading toward the ministry of Labor on Ave. Charles Sumner downtown near the Ministry of Justice. They have started from the airport road – turn west on Delmas road-south on Delmas 18 (Sans Fil ...
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Prohibiting Certain Additional Transactions with Respect to Venezuela

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release May 21, 2018 Executive Order By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on the Maduro Regime in Venezuela

Today, I have taken action to prevent the Maduro regime from conducting “fire sales,” liquidating Venezuela’s critical assets—assets the country will need to rebuild its economy.  This money belongs to the Venezuelan people. I have signed an Executive Order to prevent the Maduro regime from selling or collateralizing certain Venezuelan financial assets, and to prohibit ...
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Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on Venezuela’s Elections

Venezuela’s election was a sham ­– neither free nor fair. The illegitimate result of this fake process is a further blow to the proud democratic tradition of Venezuela. Every day, thousands of Venezuelans flee brutal oppression and grinding poverty – literally voting with their feet. The United States will not sit idly by as Venezuela ...
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An Unfair, Unfree Vote in Venezuela

Statement by Secretary POMPEO U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release May 21, 2018   The United States condemns the fraudulent election that took place in Venezuela on May 20.  This so-called “election” is an attack on constitutional order and an affront to Venezuela’s tradition of democracy.  Until the Maduro regime ...
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Demonstration Alert Update – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 21, 2018)

Location: SONAPI industrial park near the airport. Events: Ongoing demonstration at the SONAPI industrial park, near the airport. Workers will be heading toward the ministry of Labor on Ave. Charles Sumner downtown near the Ministry of Justice. They will start from the airport road – turn west on Delmas road-south on  Delmas 18 (Sans Fil area)- Poste ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 21, 2018)

Location: SONAPI industrial park near the airport. Events: Reports of an ongoing demonstration at SONAPI industrial park near the airport. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Haiti Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on  Facebook  and  Twitter
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 17, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 17, 2018) Location:  Saint Martin area of Port au Prince between Rue Saint Martin and Rue Pean Events:  Reports of burning tires in the Saint Martin area of Port au Prince between Rue Saint Martin and Rue Pean Actions to Take:  Avoid the area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department ...
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Ambassador Sison Remarks at the AmCham Welcome Reception

Honorable Members of the Government, President of the Supreme Court Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, President of AmCham, Members of the Board and Members of AmCham Distinguished guests: Thank you, Daniel, for your kind words. And thank you, AmCham. I am so glad to have this opportunity to meet with ...
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Security Alert: Roadblocks and Protests affecting Rte National 2 (May 16, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 16, 2018) Location: Route National 2 in the Martissant area Events:  Reports of roadblocks and protests that are affecting Route National 2 in the Martissant area.  Embassy employees are currently prohibited from traveling on Rte National 2, and the Martissant area needs to be avoided until further notice. Actions ...
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Haitian Entrepreneurs: Apply Now to Participate in the Haiti Tech Summit

May 15, 2018 (Port-au-Prince) The United States Embassy in Haiti announces its sponsorship of the 2018 Haiti Tech Summit, June 21 – 23, 2018.  Haitian entrepreneurs interested in learning how to incorporate technology into their business model and marketing strategies are encouraged to apply now through May 30, 2018 at  As part of the Embassy’s ...