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The United States Hands Over 37 Ventilators to the Haitian Government to Respond to COVID-19

[Port-au-Prince] – The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has officially transferred ownership to the Haitian government of the 37 brand-new ventilators in a handover ceremony held at St. Luke’s Hospital in Tabarre. The handover makes caring for critically ill COVID-19 patients with the U.S.-made, state-of-the-art ventilators immediately possible. The ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location:  Port-au-Prince Events:  Reports that opposition groups will demonstrate throughout Port-au-Prince this Sunday, September 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Travel for U.S. Embassy personnel is restricted to the Tabarre area only beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. The demonstration is expected to begin at the Champs de Mars Place Dessalines, and travel ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location:  Petionville Events:  There is an ongoing religious service at Place St. Pierre in Petionville.  As gatherings of this type can be unpredictable, the U.S. Embassy has restricted all travel in or through Petionville for U.S. Embassy personnel and recommends U.S. citizens similarly restrict their travel for the duration of the event. Actions to take: ...
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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 16, 2020) Location:  Delmas and Petionville Events:  Reports of multiple protests and sporadic gunfire in Delmas 75 and Delmas 40-48. Reports indicate that the groups may attempt to march through Petionville. Actions to take: Avoid the area; Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people; Do not attempt ...
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International Day of Democracy

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 In recognition of the International Day of Democracy on September 15, we reaffirm the right of every citizen to take part in the processes of democratic self-governance.  Democracies are accountable to their citizens.  They respect the Rule of Law, protect lives and property, and ...
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