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Designation of Haitian Senate President, Joseph Lambert, for Involvement in Significant Corruption and a Gross Violation of Human Rights

Designation of Haitian Senate President, Joseph Lambert, for Involvement in Significant Corruption and a Gross Violation of Human Rights   PRESS STATEMENT BY ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE ON NOVEMBER 4, 2022 I am designating President of the Haitian Senate, Joseph Lambert, for his involvement in significant corruption and a gross violation of human rights. ...
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Designation of Haitian Senate President, Joseph Lambert, for Involvement in Significant Corruption and a Gross Violation of Human Rights

Press Statement from Secretary of State Anthony J. Blinken : I am designating President of the Haitian Senate, Joseph Lambert, for his involvement in significant corruption and a gross violation of human rights. Senate President Lambert abused his public position by participating in corrupt activity that undermined the integrity of Haiti’s government. Further, there is credible information of Lambert’s involvement in a gross violation ...
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Treasury Sanctions Corrupt Haitian Politicians for Narcotics Trafficking

Treasury Sanctions Corrupt Haitian Politicians for Narcotics Trafficking   November 4, 2022 Bilateral Action Taken with Government of Canada Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), along with the Government of Canada, designated Haitian nationals Joseph Lambert (Lambert) and Youri Latortue (Latortue) pursuant to Executive Order 14059 of December 15, 2021, “Imposing Sanctions on Foreign ...
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Official Launch of USAID’s Civil Society Strengthening Program

USAID October 21, 2022 Press Release (Port-au-Prince) – Given the ongoing political, security, and health crises in Haiti, the role of civil society is more important than ever before.  Considering this challenging situation, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announces the official launch of the Civil Society Strengthening Program (CSSP).  The goal of ...
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Security Alert- U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince

Political activists have announced a planned demonstration in front of the U.S. Embassy on October 17, 2022. On October 7, 2022, the U.S. Department of State authorized the departure of U.S. government personnel and their families from Haiti. U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince reminds U.S. citizens that Haiti has the highest Travel Advisory level (Level 4: DO NOT TRAVEL) ...
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