Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 14, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 14, 2019) Location: Carrefour Caradeux near Parc Canne-a-Sucre Events:  Protesters have reached Carrefour Caradeux near Parc Canne-a-Sucre. HNP is preventing them from moving forward on Tabarre. Actions to take: Avoid the areas; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you ... Read More»

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 14, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 14, 2019) Location: Maïs Gate Avenue near Toussaint Louverture Airport (PAP) Events:  Protesters were prevented from entering PAP airport by HNP. They are burning tires, and HNP is following. Protesters are currently on Maïs Gate avenue and headed to the embassy, please avoid Maïs Gate avenue. Actions to take: Avoid ... Read More»

Corrected Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 13, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (August 13, 2019) Location: In front of the U.S. Embassy, Events:  There are reports that groups have called for demonstrations culminating in front of the Embassy on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.  There is no announced start time for the demonstrations, however, recent similar demonstrations typically began at midday.  A protest ... Read More»

USAID Awards New Agreement to Tackle Human Trafficking in Haiti

Port-au-Prince, July 31, 2019- In an effort to increase public awareness and protect victims, USAID signed a four-year cooperative agreement with the LUMOS Foundation to support a major acceleration of the Haitian government’s and civil society’s efforts to deliver transformative progress on the endemic issue of human trafficking, with a special focus on child trafficking ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Sison at the Launch of the Haitian Government’s National Action Plan against Trafficking in Persons and of USAID’s Project BEST

Good morning and thank you for being with us today for the official launch of the Haitian government’s National Action Plan against trafficking in persons and of USAID’s Project BEST (Building Enduring Systems to end Trafficking in Persons) implemented by the Lumos Foundation. Haiti was upgraded to Tier 2 one month ago on the 2019 Trafficking ... Read More»

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 28, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 28, 2019) Location: Blvd 15 Octobre near the entrance to Canne-a-Sucre and near OAVCT. Events:  HNP is blocking protesters near the entrance to Canne-a-Sucre and near OAVCT. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; ... Read More»

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 28, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 28, 2019) Location: Main Entrance of the U.S. Embassy, Mais Gate, and Carrefour Airport Events:  A group of protesters have gathered across from the Embassy’s main entrance. There is another group of 500 protesters marching from Mais Gate, and a group of about 100 from Carrefour airport. Actions ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 26, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 26, 2019) Location: U.S. Embassy Events:  The demonstration in front of the Embassy is now clear. You may proceed with normal business. Actions to take: Normal precautions   Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Emergencies: +509-2229-8000 Non-emergency inquiries:  acspap@state.gov Website:  https://ht.usembassy.gov/   Contact the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs 1-888-407-4747 toll-free ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 26, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 26, 2019)   Location: In front of the U.S. Embassy,   Events:  There is a protest/sit-in currently taking place in front of the embassy, near the main entrance. Please avoid the area.   Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 26, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 26, 2019) Location: In front of the U.S. Embassy, Events:  Groups have called for demonstrations and possibly a sit-in in front of the U.S. Embassy on Saturday and Sunday, July 27-28, 2019.  The demonstrations have been publicized on social media.  There is no set start time for the demonstrations; ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 25, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 25, 2019) Location: UN Logbase, Clercine 8 Events:  There are ongoing demonstrations near the UN Logbase. Please avoid the area at this time. 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 25, 2019)

Location: UN Logbase, Clercine 8 Events: There are ongoing demonstrations near the UN Logbase. Please avoid the area at this time. 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 15, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 15, 2019) Location: Carradeux Events:  Reports of roadblocks and burning tires in Carradeux being placed by SMGRS workers. Please avoid the area at this time. 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 15, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 15, 2019) Location: Carradeux Events:  Reports of roadblocks and burning tires in Carradeux being placed by SMGRS workers. Please avoid the area at this time. 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 ... Read More»

U.S. Government Donates Humanitarian Assistance Equipment to the Directorate for Civil Protection and the Haitian National Police

Port-au-Prince, Wednesday, July 10 – The United States continues to work with and support the Directorate for Civil Protection and the Haitian National Police so that they can provide a higher level of service to the Haitian people should natural disaster strike.  Ambassador Michele Sison joined key Haitian government officials including the Minister of the ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 6, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 6, 2019) Location: Sacre Couer church in TURGEAU. Petionville is currently calm/clear. Events:  Reports of protest activities, including 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 ... Read More»

Ambassador Sison Remarks on the 243rd Independence Day Celebration

Welcome to our Independence Day Celebration, and Happy 243rd Birthday, America! Dear Guests, Dear Friends – We are very glad you could join us this evening. And isn’t the music great? The amazing Déja Grüv band comes to us from our Nation’s Capital, Washington, D.C. – that was an amazing rendition of the Start Spangled ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 3, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 3, 2019) Location: Ave. Christophe near FOKAL Events:  Reports of demonstrators setting up barricades on Ave. Christophe near FOKAL. Please avoid the area at this time. Actions to take: Avoid the areas; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 3, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (July 3, 2019) Location: Bois Patate near the Marriott Events: Reports of burning tires in the area of Bois Patate, near the Marriott. Please avoid the area at this time. Actions to take:  Avoid the areas;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; ... Read More»

Message for U.S.: Citizens U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 28, 2019)

U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti Renew Your Passport Now For Summer 2019 Travel Check your U.S. passport expiration date now to make sure you’re all set for summer travel!   See information about required forms, documents and fees at https://ht.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/ .   To make an appointment, please visit  https://evisaforms.state.gov/Instructions/ACSSchedulingSystem.asp .   Assistance:   U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 28, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 28, 2019) Location: Petionville Events:  Fête Saint Pierre will be celebrated in Petionville this weekend (usually starting around 1630 on Saturday and ending at 0200hrs on Sunday morning), drawing thousands of people to Place Saint Pierre.  Though the event is generally peaceful, it is often plagued with increased crime ... Read More»

Visit to Haiti by U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Julie Chung

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti) June 26, 2019 – Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS) in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs at the U.S. State Department, Julie Chung, visited Port-Au-Prince June 24-25.  During her visit, PDAS Chung underscored that the United States remains committed to democracy, and stressed that finding solutions to Haiti’s current political and socio-economic impasse must ... Read More»

U.S. Proudly Sponsors Haiti Tech Summit 2019

Ambassador Sison Haiti Tech Summit 2019 June 22, 2019 Hello entrepreneurs, influencers, disruptors, accelerators, innovators, friends. It’s an honor to be back with you at the Haiti Tech Summit this year seeing old friends and making new ones. I want to extend our thanks to Decameron and Christian Fombrun for taking such  good care of ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 24, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 24, 2019) Location: Various areas within Port au Prince Events:   Reports of violent protests activity in the Champ des Mars area near the palace. Protesters are throwing rocks at schools and clashing with police. Other protesters are throwing rock at vehicles from the overpass of Rt de Delmas and ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 23, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 23, 2019) Location: Belvile Events:   Reports of demonstration activity in Belvile moving along Blvd 15 October. 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 23, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 23, 2019) Location: Metro Port au Prince area Events:  There is still ongoing protest activity within the Metro Port au Prince area. The demonstrators are currently in the Delmas 32 area burning barricades and smashing windows. Also, burning tires in the area of Sans Fil , and ongoing demonstration at Carrefour de l’Aéroport. ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 23, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 23, 2019) Location: Various areas within Port au Prince Events:  There are calls for demonstrations by some opposition parties this Sunday, 23 June 2019 in Port-au-Prince along the following routes; from Place Dessalines to Champ de Mars, Carrefour Aeroport, Main Delmas, Petionville, Bourdon, Lalue, Avenue Christophe and the National Palace. Actions to ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 16, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 16, 2019) Location:  Petionville Events:  Reports of groups of demonstrators and motorcyclists smashing the windows of vehicles around Petionville. 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 16, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 16, 2019)   Location:  Delmas 32   Events:  Protest activity. HNP on site preventing the group from moving towards Petionville.   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 ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 14, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 14, 2019) Location: Nazon Events: Reports of rocks being thrown by protesters 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 011-509-2229-8000 ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy in Haiti Announces Sponsored Selection of 30 Entrepreneurs for Haiti Tech Summit 2019

[Port Au Prince, Haiti- June 13, 2019] The U.S. Embassy is a proud sponsor of the Haiti Tech Summit and is pleased to announce that Jon Piechowski, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Diplomacy in the Department of State’s  Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, will speak at this year’s Haiti Tech Summit.  As sponsors, the U.S. Embassy is ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 14, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 14, 2019) Locations: Sainte Therese Church in Petionville Champ de Mars area Airport road   Events:  The funeral for the HNP Inspector killed on May 26 is scheduled to be held on June 14 at Sainte Therese church in Petionville at 0630hrs. The possibility for protests after ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 13, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 13, 2019)   Location:  Port-au-Prince Thomassin 32 Route de Freres near Sogebank Lower Delmas   Regions Les Cayes at La Savane Gonaives in fron of L’Universite de Droits   Events:  Roadblocks   Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 13, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 13, 2019) Location: Delmas 33 Events: Reports of a large crowd and rocks being thrown at vehicles 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 13, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 13, 2019) Location:  Port-au-Prince Thomassin 32 Route de Freres near Sogebank Lower Delmas Regions Les Cayes at La Savane Gonaives in fron of L’Universite de Droits Events:  Roadblocks Actions to take: ·        Avoid the area; ·        Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; ·        Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; ... Read More»

Towards Closer Economic Collaboration with Dominican Partners

On June 6, on the margins of the US – Caribbean Conference Deputy Assistant Secretary for Canada, Haiti and the Caribbean Cynthia Kierscht convened a meeting with Ambassador to Haiti Michele Sison, Ambassador to the Dominican Republic Robin Bernstein, and leaders of the Haitian and Dominican Republic Private Sectors. The participants discussed cross border issues, ... Read More»

OPIC Acting President & CEO Bohigian Leads Delegation to Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – David Bohigian, Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, today visited Haiti, where he met with President Jovenel Moise and other senior government officials including Prime Minister Designate Jean Michel Lapin, Foreign Minister Bocchit Edmond, Minister of Finance Ronald Decembre, ... Read More»

Haiti Travel advisory: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2019)

Haiti Travel Advisory June 11, 2019 Level 3: Reconsider Travel Reconsider travel to Haiti due to crime, civilunrest, and kidnapping. Protests, tire burning, and road blockages are frequent and unpredictable. Violent crime, such as armed robbery, is common, and incidents of kidnapping have occurred. Local police may lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents, and ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 11, 2019) Location: Petionville courthouse near main market place and St Jean Bosco Catholic Church Events:  Reports of protestors throwing rocks. Haitian Nation Police is responding. Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;  Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and  If ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019)   Location:  Boulevard 15 Octubre near Belmart   Events:  Burning tires.   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.   ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019) Additional security issues: Location:  Delmas 31 Events:  Violent crowds Location:  Blvd. 15 Octobre between Sun Auto and Belmart Events:  Burning tires Outside of Port au Prince: Location:  Rue Des Dattes in Gonaives (Artibonite Department) Events:  Roadblock Location:  Downtown Jacmel (South-east Department) Events:  Demonstration Location:  Islet bridge on National Road #2 (South Department) Events:  Roadblock Location:  Faugasse on ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019) Location:  Intersection of Main Delmas and Delmas 31 Events:  Rocks thrown and crowd gathering Location:  Blvd. Octobre 15 in the area of Aristide’s residence.   Events:  Burning tires     Location:  Champs-de-Mars Events:  Crowd gathering (approximately 200)   Location:  Delmas 60 and 62 Events:  Shooting   Location:  Main Delmas in Casami area Events:  Rock throwing   ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019)

Security Update #2:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019) Location:  Carrefour Airport Events:  Crowd gathering and rock throwing Location:  Main Delmas Casami area Events:  Rock throwing Location:  Delmas 60 and 62 Events:  Shooting These security issues are still ongoing: Location:  Delmas 95 Events:  Rock throwing Location:  Delmas 2 Events:  Burning tires Location:  Croix-des-Missions Events:  ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019) Location:  Delmas 95 Events:  Rock throwing   Location:  Delmas 2 Events:  Burning tires   Location:  Croix-des-Missions Events:  Roadblock and rock throwing.   Location:  Route 1 at Carrefour Drouillard Events:  Roadblock   Location:  Delmas 18, Carrefour Pean Events:  Rock throwing and burning tires   Location:  Carradeux leading ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 10, 2019) Location: Carradeux Crossroad between Canne a Sucre Park and Total gas station. Events: Reports that there is a burning barricade 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, ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 09, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 9, 2019) Events/Location:  The planned demonstration scheduled for today is ongoing but it appears to be winding down and in reduced numbers. There is still some protest activity in Petionville and the Champ des Mars area. Actions to take:  Avoid the area;  Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 07, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 7, 2019) Location:  Champ-de-Mars area. Events:  Reports of Haiti State University ethnology students are demonstrating.   Location:  Route de Kenscoff at Pelerin 9. Events:  Reports that a group of individuals is burning tires and putting rocks in the road.   Location:  Avenue Martin Luther King (Nazon) near the old ComCel ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 07, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 07, 2019) Location: Various areas within Port au Prince Events: There is a protest planned for Sunday June 9, 2019.  Start time is unknown. The route will start at Carrefour Aeroport (overpass)-Main Delmas towards Pétion-Ville (Panamericaine)-go down on Bourdon-Lalue (Ave John Brown) to finish at Place Constitution (Champs de ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 07, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 07, 2019) Location:  Near the Ministry of Planning on Bourdon Road. Events:  Reports of burning tires and road blocks 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 ... Read More»

Ambassador Sison’s Remarks during the “Haiti Now” Event

Good morning, and thank you, Herby, for the kind introduction and for leading off this important conference. It’s great to see all of you here from the Miami Foundation, The Boston Foundation, FOKAL, Inter-American Foundation, Flora Family Foundation, K. Kellogg Foundation, and so many more.   It truly is a pleasure to be here this ... Read More»

Hurricane Season Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 4, 2019)

Hurricane Season Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 4, 2019) Location: Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico. Event: Hurricane Season in the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, and theGulf of Mexico began June 1 and ends on November 30, 2019, though most tropical cyclones typically develop between May and October. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 03, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 03, 2019) Location: Downtown Port au Prince. Avenue Christophe near the INAGHEI University Campus. Events: Reports of an ongoing demonstration in downtown Port-au-Prince. There are burning barricades on Ave. Christophe near the INAGHEI University Campus. 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 ... Read More»

SOUTHCOM Hosts Meeting With U.S. Ambassadors, Policymakers To Discuss Western Hemisphere Security

U.S. Southern Command May 30, 2019   MIAMI – U.S. Southern Command hosted U.S. chiefs of mission and senior policymakers May 28-30 for an annual meeting to discuss the command’s support to U.S. foreign policy and diplomatic efforts in South America, Central America and the Caribbean. “It was an excellent opportunity to hear the perspectives, priorities ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (June 1, 2019) Location: Calls for protests to start at 9:30 a.m. at Natcom and proceed to Bourdon, Delmas 40B, autoroute Delmas, Carrefour airport, Nazon Lalu, Avenue Christophe. Events: Calls for protests circulation on social media. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 31, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 31, 2019) Location:  Delmas 83 at the intersection of  Route de Delmas. Events:  Reports of 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 encounter a roadblock, turn around and get ... Read More»

Proclamation on National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2019

During National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, we acknowledge the significant ways Caribbean Americans have shaped our culture and heritage.  Americans with roots in the Caribbean have greatly enriched our society, contributing to the arts, business, journalism, technology, government, religion, the military, sports, and many other fields. Through his dedication to his faith, Joseph Sandiford Atwell exemplified ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 30, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 30, 2019) Location:  Port-au-Prince in the areas of Boulevard Jean Jacque Dessaline and Boulevard Harry Truman in front of the Parliament. Events:  Protest activity, burning tires, and rock throwing. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 29, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 29, 2019) Location:  Rue Lambert in Petion-Ville. Events:   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, ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 28, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 28, 2019) Location:  In the area of Gressier, between Carrefour and Leogane. Events:   Students demonstrators have set up barricades on Route National 2 disrupting traffic in both directions. Location:  Jacmel. Events:   Public transportation union members have blocked the bridge leading in and out of the city. Actions to take: ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 28, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 28, 2019) Location: Avenue Martin Luther King in the area of Nazon. Events:   Protest 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 28, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 28, 2019) Location: Lalue Events: An ongoing demonstration on Lalue, heading towards the downtown Port-au-Prince 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 Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019) Location:  Canape Vert and Juvenat Events:   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 encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 27, 2019 Location: Canape Vert moving towards Petion-ville Events:   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, ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019) Location:  Delmas 2. Events:   Rock throwing. Actions to take: Continue to avoid the areas of Delmas 2, Juvenat/Petionville, Champs de Mars, and Tabarre Bridge into Croix de Bouquets; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and If you ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019) Location:  Champs de Mars on Impasse Ambroise Events:   Demonstration with rocks being thrown. Location:  Tabarre Bridge going unto Croix de Bouquets Events:   Tires burning and rocks being thrown. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019) Location:        Canape Vert heading toward Petionville Events:   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: ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 27, 2019 Location: Canape Vert moving towards Petionville   Events:   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: ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 27, 2019) Location: Area of Juvenat in Petionville Events:   Roadblocks   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. ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 26, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 26, 2019) Location: Petionville/Juvenat near the St. Therese Church. Events:   A demonstration 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 encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area. ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 26, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 26, 2019)   Location: Champs de Mars   Events:   Peaceful 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. ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 24, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 24, 2019) Location:  Route de Delmas in front of the Ministry of Education Annex, blocking the intersection of Delmas 33 and Delmas 32. Events:   Ongoing peaceful demonstration blocking traffic. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive ... Read More»

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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 22, 2019) Location: Blvd. La Saline. Events:   Reports of heavy gunfire. 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. ... Read More»

USAID launches “Haiti INVEST” to open access to credit and capital for Haitian enterprises

New Investment Facilitation Platform to Mobilize Diaspora and Domestic Finance   Port-au-Prince, May 23, 2019- The U.S. Government, through USAID, launched an initiative to attract private capital and credit for small and medium sized enterprises (SME) across Haiti. The Haiti INVEST project will create a facilitation platform to mobilize financing for investment in high potential ... Read More»

OPIC Acting President & CEO Bohigian Leads Delegation to Haiti

May 21, 2019 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – David Bohigian, Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, today visited Haiti, where he met with President Jovenel Moise and other senior government officials including Prime Minister Designate Jean Michel Lapin, Foreign Minister Bocchit Edmond, Minister of ... Read More»

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

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 22, 2019) Location: National Route 1 at Poteaux in Gonaives. Events:   Reports of roadblocks and protest activity. 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 ... Read More»

Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 16, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC The text of the following joint statement was issued by the governments of the Caribbean states and the United States on the Tenth Anniversary of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, following the Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue in Washington, DC on May 16, 2019.  ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 19, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 19, 2019) Location:  Route National 1, at Canaan. Event:   Roadblock. Location:  Route 9 near the Olympic training area. Event:   Shootings and burning tires.     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, ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 18, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 18, 2019) Location: Avenue MLK and Avenue John Brown in Port-au-Prince Events:   The Embassy received reports of about 500 violent protestors heading south on Avenue MLK. They are expected to head west on Avenue John Brown. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 17, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 17, 2019) Location: Champ-de-Mars Rue Capois, Ave. John Brown (Lalue) Rue Lamarre Sans-Fil Carrefour Pean Saint Jean Bosco Church located on Blvd. Jean-Jacques Dessalines (Grand Rue) Blvd. La Saline Delmas 18 Rte. de Delmas Overpass Intersection of Carrefour Aeroport (Rte. de Delmas & Nazon & Rte. Aéroport) Blvd. ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 17, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 17, 2019) Location: Gonaives – Villard on National Road #1 between Gonaives and St Marc (Artibonite Department) Events:   Reports of a roadblock with the potential to get violent Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to drive through ... Read More»

OPIC ACTING PRESIDENT AND CEO TO LEAD DELEGATION TO THE CARIBBEAN

Washington, D.C. – Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, Acting President and Chief Executive Officer David Bohigian will travel to the Bahamas, Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and St. Lucia from May 19 – 22. Mr. Bohigian is leading a high-level OPIC delegation to the Caribbean to explore investment opportunities in energy ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 15, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 15, 2019) Location: Boulevard 15 Octobre near Ed One, past Belmart. Events:   Individuals shooting and throwing stones. 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 15, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 15, 2019) Location: Gonaives. Events:   Ongoing 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 14, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 14, 2019) Location: Near the overpass intersection of Route de Delmas and Boulevard Martin Luther King.  The demonstrators are expected to march on Nazon, Lalue, and Champ-de-Mars. Events:   Ongoing demonstration. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt to ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Hosts 2nd Annual Tech Camp for Cité Soleil, Bel Air, and Martissant

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti) May 10, 2019 –  The United States Embassy in Haiti is hosting its second annual workshop known as “Tech Camp Soley” as part of the Embassy’s on-going efforts to promote entrepreneurship and expand the professional networks of Haiti’s young entrepreneurs. Featuring 30 participants from Cité Soleil, Bel Air, and Martissant, this edition of ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 10, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 10, 2019) Location: In front of Parliament. Events:   Reports of an ongoing violent 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 9, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 9, 2019) Location: National Route 1 in the vicinity of St. Marc at the entrance to Freycineau Events:   The road is blocked due to residents demanding  that the road be paved. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Sison at the ANAMAH Forum

Good morning. His Excellency, Minister of Justice and Public Security, Mr. Jean Roudy Aly; Mr. Jean Wilner Morin, President of l’ANAMAH; Mr. Merlin Toussaint, Secretary General of l’ANAMAH; and Mr. Jean-Pierre Louis Pressoir, Vice President of Superior Council of Judicial Power (CSPJ);  I am so pleased that this workshop and exchange of best practices is ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 6, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 6, 2019) Location: Route 1 near Saint Marc Events:   Road block at which onlookers are throwing bottles and stones at vehicles. 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 3, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 3, 2019) Location: U.S. Embassy, Port au Prince. Events: The security situation near the Embassy has been resolved, and shelter in place is no longer in effect for the Embassy compound. Actions to Take: Normal precautions. 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  ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 3, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 3, 2019) Location: U.S. Embassy, Port au Prince. Events: Due to a security situation near the Embassy, shelter in place is in effect for the Embassy compound. Actions to Take: If you are traveling to the Embassy, find a safe area to shelter in place. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State Department – ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 29, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 29, 2019) Location: U.S. Embassy, Port au Prince Events: Gunfire coming from the rear entrance to the Embassy.  Shelter in place is in effect for the Embassy compound. Actions to Take: If you are traveling to the Embassy, find a safe area to shelter in place. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince 011-509-2229-8000 acspap@state.gov State ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 26, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 26, 2019) Location:  Avenue Christophe in front of La Cour Superieur des Comptes Events: Burning tires and an ongoing 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  Read More»

Proclamation on World Intellectual Property Day, 2019

On World Intellectual Property Day, we celebrate the essential role of innovation in the strength and expansion of our economy.  Our free market continues to unleash the imagination of our Nation’s talented creators, inventors, and entrepreneurs, enabling them to develop products that improve and elevate lives across our country and around the world.  To maintain ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Sison for the International Day of Girls in ICT

Good morning! It is a pleasure to welcome you all to the U.S. Embassy today to share your thoughts and opinions on Girls in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) with such a renowned institution as Spellman College. Some of you might be interested to know that Spelman College is America’s oldest private  historically black  liberal arts college ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 24, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 24, 2019) Location: Rute de Freres/Delmas105 Events:   Reports of burning tires. 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. ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 24, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 24, 2019) Location: Numerous locations on the road from Port au Prince to Jacmel, on the East side of Jacmel heading towards Kay Jacmel.  There are currently no issues reported on the road between Jacmel and Leogane. Daspinosse on Route National 3, near the vicinity of Croix ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 24, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 24, 2019) Location: Numerous locations on the road from Port au Prince to Jacmel Daspinosse on Route National 3, near the vicinity of Croix de Bouquets Events:  Reports of Barricades on numerous locations on the road from Port au Prince to Jacmel Large dumps of sand on ... Read More»

Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

The scholarship for full-time secondary school teachers is available now! Apply for the 2019 Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement program (FTEA), a unique opportunity that will help you increase your teaching skills and increase your knowledge about the United States. FTEA is a six-week non-degree, non-credit customized academic program including seminars on new teaching methodologies, ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 16, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 16, 2019) Location: Area of John Brown and Christ Roi 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  Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 15, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 15, 2019) Location: Near Bernard Mevs Hospital and Haytrac 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  Read More»

Ministerial for the “U.S.-Caribbean Resilience Partnership”

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 13, 2019 On April 12, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan led an interagency team of United States senior officials and experts to U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) headquarters in Miami, Florida, where he hosted ministers and disaster management officials from 18 Caribbean countries, the Caribbean ... Read More»

Joint Statement: Ministerial of the U.S.-Caribbean Resilience Partnership

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 13, 2019 The text of the following joint statement was issued by the governments of the United States, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 12, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 12, 2019) Location:    Blvd 15 Octobre near Parc du Souvenir Events:   Reports of gunshots 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: ... Read More»

Remarks at the Ministerial on U.S.-Caribbean Resilience Partnership

John J. Sullivan Deputy Secretary of State Conference Center of the Americas, U.S. Southern Command Miami, FL April 12, 2019 DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN:  Thank you, Julie.  Good morning, Your Excellencies, leaders from the region, partners, friends, representatives of CDEMA, RSS officials, and of course my colleague across the U.S. Government who are here, in particular ... Read More»

Travel Advisory: Reissued with updates to the Risk Indicators (April 11, 2019)

Haiti – Level 4: Do Not Travel; C, U, K Do not travel to Haiti due to crime, civil unrest, and kidnapping. There is an ongoing risk of widespread, violent, and unpredictable demonstrations in Port-au-Prince and elsewhere in Haiti.  Due to these demonstrations, on February 14, 2019, the Department of State ordered the departure of all non-emergency ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 10, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 10, 2019) Location: Route National 9 in Port-au-Prince. Events:   Reports of protests. 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: ... Read More»

Deputy Secretary Sullivan to Host U.S.-Caribbean Resilience Partnership Ministerial

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Media Note April 10, 2019 Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to U.S. Southern Command headquarters in Miami, Florida from April 11–12 to host a ministerial with Caribbean leaders launching the U.S.-Caribbean Resilience Partnership, a new collaborative effort to build regional ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 9, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 09, 2019) Location: Bourdon area at Ave. John Brown and Rue Christ-Roi 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  ... Read More»

Visit to Haiti by U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary Cynthia Kierscht

(Port-Au-Prince, Haiti) April 5, 2019 – Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs at the U.S. State Department, Cynthia Kierscht, visited Port-Au-Prince, Cap-Haïtien, and Ouanaminthe, Haiti April 1-5.  During her visit, Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) Kierscht highlighted the many ways in which the United States and Haiti work together to advance shared goals for a ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 4, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 04, 2019) Location: Along Rte 1, North of St Marc getting close to Marchand Dessalines Events: Road blocks 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  ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 4, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 04, 2019) Location: The Juvenat area of Petion-Ville in front of a Ministry of Education Annexe (located between the entrance to Juvenat and the St Therese Church in Petion-Ville) Events: An ongoing demonstration and stones being thrown at vehicles in the area Actions to Take: Avoid the area Assistance: ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 4, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (April 04, 2019) Location: Near the Vivy Mitchel HNP Commissariat Events: Heavy traffic because of dead body in the roadway Actions to Take: Please use caution and consider using an alternative 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 ... Read More»

Remarks at a UN Security Council Open Debate on the UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH)

Ambassador Jonathan Cohen Acting Permanent Representative U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City April 3, 2019 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President, and I’m glad to be the first subjected to the hourglass test. We would like to thank Foreign Minister Edmond for joining the Council today. The United States welcomes this opportunity ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 30, 2018)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 30, 2019) Location:  At the shortcut of Kingdom Hotel (West Department). Event: Reports of a shooting. 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, ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 29, 2018)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 29, 2019) Location:  Delmas 40 B near the French Lycee. Events: Landslide.    Locations: Avenue Maïs Gaté in the area of Carradeux. Avenue Marcadieu, Delmas 40 B by the Catholic school towards Bourdon. Event:  Roadblock. Location:  Oswald Durand and Rue St. Honoré intersection. Event:  Burning tires. Location:  Delmas 32 in the area of Delimary. ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 29, 2018)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 29, 2019) Location:  Petionville, passing by neighborhood Roche. Events: Demonstration with about 250 people. Location:  Avenue Maïs Gaté in the area of Carradeux. Event:  Roadblock   Location:  Rue Marcadieu at Delmas 40 B by the Catholic School towards Bourdon. Event:  Broken road.   Location:  Oswald Durand and Rue ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 29, 2018)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 29, 2019) Location: Gerad Bataille at Caradeux Events:   Road blocked with rocks and a trash container. 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018) Location: Carradeux Road Events: Carradeux Road is closed near Gerald Bataille due to 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  ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018) Location: Saint Marc (Artibonite Department) 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  Twitter Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2019) Location:  Avenue Christophe area of INAGHEI. Events:   Reports of tires in the road and roadblocks. 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2019) Location: Mais gate area near the airport. Events:   Reports of active road blocks. 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 28, 2018) Location: Rue Carradeux Events: 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 Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 27, 2019)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 27, 2019) Location: Boutin neighborhood of Croix de Bouquet Events:  On March 27, at approximately 1130 hours, a third-country diplomat accredited to Haiti was with a group visiting the Boutin neighborhood of Croix des Bouquets. Unknown groups had been firing upon Haitian National Police (HNP) patrols in the area. ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 26, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 26, 2018) Location: Carradeux Events: 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 Read More»

US Embassy of Haiti Call for Young Leaders of the Americas based in the Caribbean

[Port Au Prince, Haiti- March 25, 2019]  The United States Embassy in Haiti announced its sponsorship of the 2019 Haiti Tech Summit, June 20 – 22, 2019. Alumni of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) based in the Caribbean are encouraged to apply now through April 12, 2019 for full funding here: https://goo.gl/iZgnKi .  ... Read More»

Haiti Tech Summit Announces Partnership with US Embassy of Haiti for 2019 Summit

[Port Au Prince, Haiti- March 25, 2019] Haiti Tech Summit is pleased to announce its renewed partnership with the US Embassy of Haiti for the 3rd annual summit. The embassy has become an integral part of making the Haiti Tech Summit experience accessible to entrepreneurs in Haiti. For the 2019 edition, the U.S. will be ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 25, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 25, 2018) Locations: Canapé Vert Near Aristide University. Events: Reports of roadblocks Actions to Take: Avoid the areas. 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 Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 25, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 25, 2018) Location: Carradeux near the SMCRS’s office 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 Read More»

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

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 22, 2018) Locations: Route National 2 Events: Road blocks and burning tires being reported 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 Read More»

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

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 22, 2019) Location: Gerald Bataille 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  Twitter Read More»

Deputy Secretary John Sullivan to Join Meeting with Caribbean Leaders

For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE March 22, 2019 Today, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will join President Donald J. Trump as he welcomes Caribbean leaders to a meeting at Mar-a-Lago. The meeting will include leaders from the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, the Republic of Haiti, Jamaica, and Saint Lucia.  The ... Read More»

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

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 22, 2019)   Location: Downtown Jeremie   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 Read More»

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

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 22, 2019) Location: Carradeux 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 Read More»

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit with Caribbean Leaders

President Donald J. Trump will welcome the leaders of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, the Republic of Haiti, Jamaica, and Saint Lucia on Friday, March 22, 2019, for a meeting at Mar-a-Lago.  President Trump’s meeting with the Caribbean leaders will reaffirm our strong friendship with and commitment to these countries, and signal the ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 21, 2019)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 21, 2019) Location: Near UN Delta Camp, next to the U.S. Embassy on Blvd. 15 October Events: HNP has deployed tear gas 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 ... Read More»

DURING OFFICIAL TRIP TO PORT-AU-PRINCE, RUBIO MEETS WITH HAITIAN PRESIDENT MOÏSE, MEMBERS OF THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY AND CIVIL SOCIETY

For Immediate Release Thursday, March 21, 2019 View Online Contact: Dan Holler 202-224-3041 Miami, Florida— U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) yesterday met with Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, Senate President Carl Murat Cantave, President of the Chamber of Deputies Gary Bodeau, U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Michele J. Sison, U.N. Special Representative of the Secretary General Helen ... Read More»

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 18, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 18, 2019) Locations: Martissant near Terminal Varreaux. Events: Gunfire. 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 17, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 17, 2019) Location: Route National 1 near Carries Events: Road block. 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, ... Read More»

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 14, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 14, 2019) Location: La Saline Events:   Reports of continued gang activity including gunfire 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. ... Read More»

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 13, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 13, 2019) Locations: La Saline area of Port-au-Prince. Events:  Gang activity. 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 ... Read More»

Presidential Message on International Women’s Day, 2019

On International Women’s Day, we honor women worldwide for their vital role in shaping and strengthening our communities, families, governments, and businesses. We celebrate their vision, leadership, and courage, and we reaffirm our commitment to promoting equal opportunity for women everywhere. Through the efforts of remarkable women trailblazers in the United States and around the ... Read More»

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 6, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 6, 2019) Locations: Delmas 49 Events:   Reports of burning tires. 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 6, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 6, 2019) Locations: Champs de Mars Papa Dessalines Rue capois Lalue Rue Lamarre Sans Fils Carrefour Paillant Near Saint Jean Bosco-La Saline Delmas 18 Autoroute Delmas Petion-Ville near Saint Jean Bosco cemetery Rue Panamericaine Ave John Brown Lalue Bois-Verna Chemin des Dalles Ave Magnis Events:   Protests planned for ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 4, 2019)

Location: Champ de Mars section of downtown Port-au-Prince Events:    Reports of reports of burning tires. 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 ... Read More»

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 4, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (March 4, 2019)   Location: Champ de Mars section of downtown Port-au-Prince   Events:   Reports of reports of burning tires.   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 ... Read More»

Visit to Haiti by Under Secretary of Political Affairs David Hale

Under Secretary David Hale travelled to Haiti to discuss with political, private sector, and civil society leaders the path forward on dialogue and economic growth.  He urged the government of Haiti to develop a long-term strategy to strengthen institutions, improve good governance, and fight corruption. Haitians have suffered for far too long from political instability, ... Read More»

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 28, 2019)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 28, 2019) Location: Petionville near the Kinam Hotel Events:   Reports of automatic gunfire. 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. ... Read More»

Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale Travel to Haiti

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Media Note February 27, 2019 On March 1, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale will travel to Port-au-Prince, Haiti where he will meet with Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant, and other political, economic, and civic leaders.  Under Secretary ... Read More»

Opening of FY 2019 Youth Ambassador Application

We are proud to announce the opening of application season for the FY2019 Youth Ambassadors program (YAP). YAP brings together motivated second and third year high school students between 15 and 18 years of age and adult mentors committed to public service and improving community. The thirteen (13) selected students will engage in workshops, community service activities, team building ... Read More»

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: ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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/ ... Read More»

Emergency Notification

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

Travel Advisory

Do not travel to Haiti due to crime and civil unrest. There are currently widespread, violent, and unpredictable demonstrations in Port-au-Prince and elsewhere in Haiti.  Due to these demonstrations, on February 14, 2019, the Department of State ordered the departure of all non-emergency U.S. personnel and their family members. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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. ... Read More»

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, ... Read More»

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; ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 – ... Read More»

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.   ... Read More»

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. ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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, ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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: ... Read More»

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, ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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. ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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) ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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) ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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, ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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.  ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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.  ... Read More»

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: ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 – ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 – ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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, ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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. ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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.  ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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  ... Read More»

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) ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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) ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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) ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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) ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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. ... Read More»

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. ... Read More»

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, ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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, ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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) ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Michele J. Sison at the HACCOF “Top 20 Under 40” Gala

Thank you for that kind introduction, Delle, and it is a pleasure to be with you here tonight. To the YoPros, I have read your bios, and you all are amazing! I congratulate each of the “20 under 40” for their varied professional accomplishments and strong civic engagement. I’m really pleased to join the audience ... Read More»

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: ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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