The United States Provides‎ Financial Assistance to Support Haitian Elections after Hurricane Matthew

No. 2016/57 Hurricane Matthew’s widespread destruction resulted in an unanticipated, urgent, and considerable need to rehabilitate voting centers and roads in the affected regions of southwestern Haiti. As a result, the U.S. Government will provide financial support to United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) to support a timely and transparent election process. We are ... Read More»

United States Government Assistance to Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

After the destruction and loss caused by Hurricane Matthew, the United States government has responded to help the people of Haiti.  In full support of the Government of Haiti’s response strategy, a civilian team of over fifty U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) disaster response experts is working hand-in-hand with Haitians and NGOs throughout the ... Read More»

Statement By Secretary Johnson On Haiti

Release Date: October 12, 2016 For Immediate Release DHS Press Office Contact: 202-282-8010 On September 22, I announced that we would resume removals of Haitian nationals in accordance with our existing enforcement priorities. This means we will prioritize the removal of individuals, including Haitian nationals, recently apprehended at or between ports of entry. That has ... Read More»

Statement by U.S. Ambassador Peter F. Mulrean Upon the Arrival of the First Airlift Flight Of Relief Materials for the Victims of Hurricane Matthew

I am honored to be here with Provisional President Privert for the arrival of the first shipments of humanitarian relief supplies from the United States.  What you see behind us is one of five 747 cargo plane deliveries of more than 480 metric tons of supplies to help an estimated 100,000 people. I accompanied Provisional ... Read More»

All non-immigrant and immigrant visa applicants who missed their appointments during the U.S. Embassy closure have been rescheduled

All non-immigrant and immigrant visa applicants who missed their appointments during the U.S. Embassy closure have been rescheduled. We are reaching out to all applicants over email or SMS text message to inform you of your new appointment date. Please check your email, spam filter, and phone messages. Should you need to reach us or ... Read More»

Statement regarding the postponement of the MASSIMADI Festival

The U.S. Embassy in Port au Prince deeply regrets the circumstances leading to the postponement of the MASSIMADI Festival and condemns discrimination, intimidation and threats of violence in any form. Haiti has a long tradition of tolerance and has undertaken international commitments to respect the rights of all individuals.  The United Statessupports the human rights ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary Johnson Concerning His Directive to Resume Regular Removals to Haiti

Following the tragic January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) temporarily ceased removing Haitian nationals to Haiti.  On April 1, 2011, ICE announced the resumption of removals on a limited basis of Haitians with final orders of removal and convicted of a serious crime, or who posed a national security threat. ... Read More»


The 5-year AKSYON program will provide malnutrition screening and referral services to 2 million people, with a special emphasis on women and children under 5.  Port-au-Prince, Haiti (September 19, 2016)— The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announces a new 5-year, USD 18 million, nutrition program entitled AKSYON, which stands for Aksyon Kominote nan Sante ... Read More»

United States Embassy Congratulates our Haitian Law Enforcement Partners on Illegal Arms Seizure

The U.S. Embassy welcomes the seizure of illegal arms by the Haitian National Police and Haitian authorities at the port of St. Marc on September 8, 2016.  We continue to work closely with American and Haitian authorities to pursue the criminals involved and to combat the traffic of illegal weapons into Haiti. The United States ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Mulrean and DG Timothé of the Ministry of Health Visit Martissant Community Clinic to Distribute Zika Prevention Kits to Pregnant Wome

On Friday, September 2, 2016, U.S. Ambassador to Haiti, Peter Mulrean, and the Director General of the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP), Dr. Gabriel Timothé, visited the USAID-supported Martissant Community Clinic to participate in the distribution of Zika prevention kits to pregnant women in their first trimester. Responding to a request by the ... Read More»

Haiti Special Coordinator Merten Travel to Haiti

Haiti Special Coordinator Kenneth Merten travels to Haiti, July 21, to further U.S. government support for credible and fair elections in Haiti and to discuss the urgent need for elected representatives at all levels of government.  Haiti Special Coordinator Merten will meet with members of the Provisional Electoral Council and other stakeholders key to a ... Read More»

Ambassador Peter Mulrean Visits Hopital St. Boniface in Fond-des-Blancs

On Wednesday, July 29, 2016, Ambassador Peter Mulrean, accompanied by USAID Mission Director Jene Thomas, and a team of experts from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), visited St. Boniface Hospital (HSB), in Fond-des-Blancs, South Department. During their visit, they met with the President ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

For the First Time, Two Young Haitians Enter the «United States Coast Guard International Cadet Program»

On Thursday, June 9, 2006, during a ceremony held at the U.S. Embassy, the U.S Ambassador to Haiti, Mr. Peter F. Mulrean, in the presence of Haitian government officials including the Minister of Justice and Public Security, Camille Edouard Junior and the Director of the Haitian National Police (HNP), Michel-Ange Gédéon, salutes the admission of ... Read More»

Statement by Mark C. Toner, Deputy Spokesperson of the US State Department on the electoral process in Haiti

The United States regrets the decision by the Provisional Electoral Council to restart the presidential elections from the first round. This will increase time and resources needed to complete the 2015 electoral process and further delay installation of a constitutionally elected president. The Haitian people deserve to have their voices heard, not deferred. The United ... Read More»

US Government Scales Up Response to Drought in Haiti

Nearly $22 Million in Emergency Relief Port-au-Prince. April 15, 2016 The US Embassy announced more funding for the ongoing needs of Haitian households suffering from the effects of the El Nino-induced drought, bringing US contributions to $21.9 million USD over the last six months. US Ambassador Peter Mulrean reiterated that: “The US stands steadfast with ... Read More»
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