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

Location:  Sections of Boulevard 15 du Octobre and intersection with Rue Tapage Events:  A barricade has been erected at the intersection of Boulevard 15 du Octobre and Rue Tapage. Traffic is blocked and there is heavy gunfire in the area. All persons should avoid the area. The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince will be on limited ... Read More»

Florida Resident Sentenced for Smuggling Firearms from United States to Violent Haitian Gang That Kidnapped 19 Americans

February 28, 2024 Defendant Was Affiliated with 400 Mawozo Criminal Organization WASHINGTON – Jocelyn Dor, 31, a Haitian citizen who resided in Orlando, Florida, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for participating in a sophisticated smuggling scheme that exported or attempted to export at least 24 firearms from the United States to Haiti, ... Read More»

New Visa Restriction Policy for Transportation Operators Facilitating Irregular Migration to the United States

Public Affairs Office Press Release February 21, 2024 New Visa Restriction Policy for Transportation Operators Facilitating Irregular Migration to the United States   Matthew Miller, Department Spokesperson The State Department is today implementing a new visa restriction policy under Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) Section 212(a)(3)(C) that targets owners, executives, and senior officials of charter ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 5, 2024)

  Location:  Port-au-Prince Events: The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince is on limited operations on February 5, due to the possibility of disruptions to traffic and demonstrations in the area. Appointments for routine and emergency U.S. citizen services will be honored but applicants may choose to request their appointments be rescheduled by emailing:  acspap@state.gov . All visa appointments ... Read More»

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

Location: Port-au-Prince, Ouanaminthe, Jérémie, Miragoane, Les Cayes, Haiti Summary: Due to a recent increase in reports of civil unrest and public demonstrations, the U.S. Embassy continues to advise all U.S. citizens not to travel to Haiti. U.S. citizens already in Haiti are advised to exercise increased caution in areas where demonstrations or other large gatherings ... Read More»