Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Michele J. Sison at the 2nd Economic Forum hosted by the Haiti Chamber of Commerce for Women Entrepreneurs

Secretary for Youth, Sports, and Civic Action, Director General of the Bank of Haiti; Minister Delegate for Extreme Poverty; Ambassador of Canada; Representative of UN Women in Haiti; President of the CCFEH: It is a pleasure to be with you here today. I congratulate La Chambre de Commerce des Femmes entrepreneures d’Haïti for its Second Economic ...
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2019 Community Solutions Program – Open!

The Office of Public Affairs would like to invite interested Haitian citizens to submit an application for the 2019 Community Solutions Program.  The  Community Solutions Program  is a four month professional development program for the best and brightest global community leaders working in Transparency & Accountability, Tolerance & Conflict Resolution, Environmental Issues, and Women and Gender Issues. Selected ...
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U.S. Embassy Haiti Statement on Haiti’s New Government

The United States looks forward to working with Prime Minister Céant and the new Haitian government. We will continue to partner with Haiti to strengthen the rule of law and enhance public security; pursue economic growth through mobilized domestic resources and support for private investment; strengthen good governance, anti-corruption and counter narcotics efforts; and to ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on El Salvador

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2018 Statement from the Press Secretary on El Salvador On Tuesday, the Government of El Salvador announced it would discontinue its decades-long diplomatic relations with Taipei in favor of establishing diplomatic relations with Beijing. The leaders of El Salvador’s governing party have ...
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Statement of the Core Group

Port-au-Prince, 9 July 2018 – The Core Group (composed of the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations, the Ambassadors of Germany, Brazil, Canada, France, United States of America, and the representatives of Spain, the Organization of American States and the European Union), expresses concern at the demonstrations marked by acts ...
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U.S. Embassy Sponsors Haiti Tech Summit 2018

Good morning, Technology Advocates, Innovators, and Friends.   It is great to be with you here at the Haiti Tech Summit this morning. I’m Michele Sison, U.S. Ambassador to Haiti. I’m a career diplomat.  I’ve been with the State Department for 36 years, right behind Danielle there. 36 years ago I started my first foreign ...
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Prohibiting Certain Additional Transactions with Respect to Venezuela

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

Today, I have taken action to prevent the Maduro regime from conducting “fire sales,” liquidating Venezuela’s critical assets—assets the country will need to rebuild its economy.  This money belongs to the Venezuelan people. I have signed an Executive Order to prevent the Maduro regime from selling or collateralizing certain Venezuelan financial assets, and to prohibit ...
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Scheduled passport and visas services, and emergency services for U.S. citizens

UPDATE : As of January 23 the U.S. Government is fully operational.   Scheduled passport and visas services, and emergency services for U.S. citizens, will continue at U.S. Embassy Haiti during the U.S. government shutdown. We will not be updating this website regularly, except in the event of an emergency. Visit www.state.gov and @StateDept for updates.
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U.S. Government and Government of Haiti Officials Launch New Project to Combat Deforestation

Cap-Haitien, January 11, 2018 – Haiti and the United States act together to bring back Haiti’s forests. Haitian and U.S. Government officials joined Thursday to launch a new project that will conserve and restore Haiti’s forests. Working with local communities and governments in Haiti’s North and North East departments, the USAID Reforestation Project will plant ...
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2018 Community Solutions Program – Open!

The Office of Public Affairs of the U.S. Embassy invites interested Haitian citizens to submit an application for the 2018 Community Solutions Program.  This professional development program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and implemented by IREX gathers influential global community leaders working in Transparency & Accountability, ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Hurricane Irma

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the approach of Hurricane Irma and recommends U.S. citizens avoid all non-essential travel to Haiti. The National Hurricane Center ( http://www.nhc.noaa.gov ) reports that Hurricane Irma is a strong, dangerous Category 5 storm with high winds and heavy rain. A hurricane watch has been issued for the northern ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens

United States Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haiti September 4, 2017 Hurricane Irma This message is to advise U.S. citizens residing and traveling in Haiti that Hurricane Irma, category 3, is currently projected to affect Haiti. This storm may bring significant rainfall and wind that may result in life-threatening flooding, flash flooding, mudslides, and storm surge, and Hispaniola-wide ...
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Check out Our New Site!

Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around! The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. The Seven Sections are: Visas – For all your Visa needs and questions. U.S. Citizen Services – ...
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