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Shots Fired on Blvd 15 October, today, June 14, 2016

A group of demonstrators walking on Blvd. 15 October are laying large rocks and tires on the road from the corner of Fleuriot until the corner of Caraduex (near Aristide University).  Shots have also been reported. Stay clear of the area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid areas of ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haïti June 13, 2016

Planned Demonstration in Ave John Brown/ Lower Pan American areas today June 13, 2016 The U.S. embassy expects protests in Ave John Brown/ lower Pan American this evening June 13 through tomorrow June 14th, 2016.  All U.S. Citizens are advised to avoid the areas.  Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can ...
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The Embassy of the United States Strongly Condemns Armed Attacks

The Embassy of the United States strongly condemns the armed attacks against several businesses in Port au Prince during the evening of 23-24 June.  It urges national authorities to investigate these acts and to prosecute those responsible. The Embassy calls on all Haitian actors to remain calm and to avoid acts which could contribute to ...
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Storytelling Commemorates Washington’s Birthday

To commemorate Washington’s Birthday, the U.S. Embassy recently organized a storytelling session at the primary school “Les Petits Soleils” in Port-au-Prince.  The children received their own copies of a French language book published by Nouveaux Horizons titled “Le Mont Rushmore.” Besides discovering the first president of the United States,  the students delighted in learning about ...
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