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Message for U.S. Citizens: Routine Consular Services Closed Through January 10

Due to the current fuel shortage, the U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince Consular Section will be unable to provide routine services through January 10, 2021. Appointments scheduled between January 7-10, 2021 are being cancelled and rescheduled directly with the applicants. If you are a U.S. citizen with an emergency situation please call 509-2229-8000 or write to  ACSPAP@state.gov . Our  Embassy website  has the ...
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Haiti’s Independence Day

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 31, 2020 On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I send greetings to the people of Haiti as you celebrate the 217th anniversary of Haiti’s independence. Haiti’s long history as a nation demonstrates the resolve of the Haitian people in ...
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Coast Guard searching for an overdue vessel near Bahamas

MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue vessel with approximately 20 people aboard, Wednesday, between the Bahamas and south Florida. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a report on Tuesday that a blue and white 29-foot Mako Cuddy Cabin vessel, last known to be departing Bimini, Bahamas, Monday, did not arrive as expected. The ...
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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 30, 2020)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (December 30, 2020)  Location:  Port-au-Prince – John Brown Avenue, Dieu Sinai Christ-Roi Church Events:  There is an ongoing demonstration with roadblocks and burning tires near Dieu Sinai Christ Roi Church, in the vicinity of John Brown Avenue, past Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Port-au-Prince. Actions to take: Avoid ...
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Haitian Schoolchildren Gear Up for Safety and Learning with USAID Support

[Port-au-Prince] – The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is helping Haitian students get back to school safely and to be better prepared to learn for the 2020-2021 academic year through the distribution of books and essential sanitation and hygiene materials.  USAID partnered with the United Nations Office for Project ...
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