U.S. Embassy extends sympathies following fuel truck explosion in Cap Haitien

Press Release: U.S. Embassy Haiti
December 15, 2021

The U.S. Embassy is deeply saddened by the tragedy related to the crash and subsequent explosion of a truck carrying fuel in Cap Haitien.  Chargé d’Affaires Kenneth Merten and the entire U.S. Embassy community extend our deepest condolences to those injured and to the families and friends of the victims who lost their lives.  We wish those injured or affected in any way by the deadly explosion a swift and full recovery.

The U.S. Embassy community expresses its deep sympathy and solidarity with the people of Haïti at this difficult time, and we mourn this loss of life alongside the Haitian people.  We are grateful for our strong and enduring relationship with Haïti and stand together with all Haitians at this difficult time.