News & Events

Earth Day: USAID Funds Planting More Than Two Million Trees in Haiti to Help Fight Climate Change While Supporting Local Farm Economies

[Port-au-Prince] – The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is helping Haiti fight climate change by increasing tree cover while supporting local farm economies. This Earth Day, USAID marks two million new trees planted in Northern Haiti through its Reforestation Project, in partnership with Chemonics and local communities. USAID’s Reforestation ...
Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Roundtable with CARICOM Foreign Ministers

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met virtually with foreign ministers from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states today to demonstrate the United States’ commitment to working with all countries in the region to advance bilateral and regional interests. Foreign ministers from Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, ...
Read More»

Remarks by President Biden on the Verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial for the Death of George Floyd

Cross Hall 7:11 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Today, a jury in Minnesota found former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the murder of George Floyd last May. It was a murder in the full light of day, and it ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see the systemic ...
Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location: Port-au-Prince Events: There is an ongoing security situation in Petionville, in the vicinity of St. Peter’s church and Giant supermarket in Port-au-Prince.  Please avoid unnecessary travel in this area at this time.  The US Embassy is restricting non official travel of its staff from travel in this area. Actions to take: Avoid the area; ...
Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

(April 12, 2021) Location:  Port-au-Prince Events:  There are ongoing student demonstrations near Petionville/Bourdon (Rue Panamericaine), Delmas (Delmas 60), Carrefour Gerald Bataille and Champs de Mars. Please remain vigilant as large gatherings of this sort, while largely peaceful, can become unpredictable. Please avoid unnecessary travel in this area at this time. Actions to take: Avoid the ...
Read More»