The U.S. Embassy would like to remind all U.S. Citizens that the next significant dates in the Haiti election calendar are Sunday, May 29, when the Verification Committee is scheduled to announce its results, and Tuesday, May 31, when the Provisional Election Commission (CEP) is scheduled to announce the calendar for elections. U.S. Citizens are reminded that unrest and protests throughout Haiti could occur on or around those dates.
Additionally, this is a reminder that the U.S. Embassy in Port au Prince will be closed on Thursday, May 26 for a local Haitian holiday and Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.
For further information about security in Haiti:
- See the State Department’s travel website (http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en.html) for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Haiti Specific Information (http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country/haiti.html)
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (https://step.state.gov/step/) (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Haiti, located at Tabarre 41, Boulevard du 15 Octobre, Tabarre, Haiti; telephone 509-2229-8000; after-hours emergency telephone 509-3464-3998; ACS unit fax 509-2229-8027; e-mail ; website (https://haiti.cms.getusinfo.com/index.html) .
- Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).