Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Haiti

Ambassador Kelly Craft Permanent Representative U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York, New York June 19, 2020 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Madam President, and thank you, SRSG La Lime and Jacques for shedding the light on the situation in Haiti. As we all know, COVID-19 has placed significant stress on Haiti’s already fragile healthcare ...
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COVID-19 Awareness for All Ages

The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for international Development (USAID) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, is investing more than $16 million to meet  the immediate COVID-19 health needs of Haitians today, while simultaneously working with the Haitian people to build long-term solutions to the chronic health challenges affecting the nation. Through ...
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Haiti: Hurricane Season 2020

[Port-au-Prince] – The U.S. Embassy in Haiti announces the launch of disaster preparedness measures at the start of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season.  The United States Government, through USAID’s Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance’s offices of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and Food For Peace (FFP), is ramping up disaster preparedness in support of the Directorate ...
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Graduation of the first cohort of 35 Haitian women from the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE)

Kay Tita and community partners Impact Hub Port-au-Prince and Katalyst Konbit – celebrate the graduation of the first cohort of 35 Haitian women from the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Port-au-Prince Chapter   Join us for a Live roundtable celebrating the winners of the AWE Pitch competition and a discussion about women entrepreneurship in Haiti, ...
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Haitian Singer B.I.C. Leads COVID-19 Public Awareness Campaign

[Port-au-Prince] – In order to disseminate key COVID-19 messages and the importance of hand-washing, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) is partnering with the Pan-American Development Foundation/Organization of American States (PADF/OAS) to produce video and radio messaging featuring popular, socially-committed Haitian songwriter,  B.I.C. The stand-up and dance video ” Lave Men ” will appeal for young ...
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Weather Alert for U.S. Citizens – Hurricane Season 2020

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane Season which lasts through November 2020. Hurricane Season in the Atlantic begins June 1 and runs through November 30. The  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center  expects the 2020 season to be above average.  NOAA predicts that the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will produce: 13-19 named storms 6-10 expected hurricanes 3-6 expected ...
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NATIONAL CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, 2020

Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2020 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION From America’s earliest days, Caribbean Americans have contributed to the success, spirit, and character of our Nation. For generations, their skills, knowledge, innovation, and initiative have enhanced and advanced many aspects of our ...
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Statement from USAID Acting Administrator John Barsa on World Press Freedom Day

UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Office of Press Relations For Immediate Release May 2, 2020 Statement on World Press Freedom Day from USAID Acting Administrator John Barsa The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) joins the world in celebrating World Press Freedom Day. Free and independent journalism is vital to open and democratic societies. ...
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U.S. Embassy World Press Freedom Day Statement

As we celebrate World Press Freedom Day 2020, the role of a free and independent press is more important than ever.  This year’s theme, “Journalism without Fear or Favor,” sets the tone as the global community unites to fight against COVID-19, and as the press rallies to inform the public about social distancing, handwashing, and other prevention techniques.  ...
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U.S. Provides COVID-19 Assistance to HAITI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Port-au-Prince] – Through the generosity of American taxpayers, the United States Government is providing a total of $16.1 million to help Haiti respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.  The funding will support the Haitian Government’s National COVID-19 Response Plan, led by the Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) with support from the ...
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The U.S. Government and the Government of Haiti signed an agreement providing $75,500,000

The U.S. Government and the Government of Haiti signed an agreement providing $75,500,000 as part of its ongoing assistance in support of a stable and economically viable Haiti   [Port-au-Prince] –.The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Government of Haiti, through the Ministry of Planning and External Cooperation, ...
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Illicit Maritime Migration Efforts in the Caribbean

The Turks and Caicos Islands Government and in particular, the Ministry of Immigration, Citizenship, Labour and Employment and Employment Services and the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force, join with the United States Coast Guard, to express serious concerns surrounding ongoing illicit maritime migration efforts and strongly warn against such dangerous travel. Maritime smuggling operations ...
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Inauguration of the MIDAS installation at the Directorate of Immigration and Emigration (DIE) in the official border point in Malpasse

On Wednesday 22nd January 2020 the installation of the Migration Information and Data Analysis System (MIDAS) was inaugurated at the office of the Directorate of Immigration and Emigration (DIE) in Malpasse. Various personalities participated in this event, including the Director of the Ministry of Interior and Territorial Collectivities, the Director of the DIE, the United ...
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