News & Events

Demonstrations at Gerald Bataille, Caradeux, Petite Place Cazeau, Jan. 20, 2016

The Embassy has received reports of demonstrations at Gerald Bataille, Caradeux, and Petite Place Cazeau.  All American Citizens are advised to avoid these areas. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly and even turn violent, so the Embassy urges all U.S. citizens to remain vigilant, be aware of ...
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Planned Demonstration for today, January 19, 2016

The U.S. Embassy has received a report of a planned demonstration this afternoon. Protesters are slowly gathering at three sites: 1.            Église St-Jean Bosco (Downtown) 2.            Bel-Air 3.            Carrefour Péant (Delmas 18) All American Citizens are advised to avoid these areas. Please keep in mind that demonstrations in Haiti, even peaceful ones, can escalate quickly ...
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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is upgrading the Zika Virus

The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince informs U.S. citizens that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is upgrading its advisories regarding the Zika Virus . For general information about Zika, please visit the CDC website . To obtain Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) travel notices, call the CDC at 1-800- CDC -INFO (1-800-232-4636) from within the United States, or 1-404-639-3534 from overseas or visit the CDC website ...
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Haiti Travel Alert

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Haiti to exercise caution and remain abreast of the security situation throughout the current electoral period. The Haitian government has rescheduled the final round of elections, which were originally scheduled for December 27, 2015. The new date is January 24, 2016. This Travel Alert ...
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State of the Union Address 2016

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Tonight marks the eighth year I’ve come here to report on the State of the Union.  And for this final one, I’m going to try to make it shorter.  I know some of you are antsy to get back to Iowa. I also understand ...
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