DIPLOMACY

Postponement of US Embassy appointments

In a note published this Wednesday, January 26, the United States Embassy in Port-au-Prince announced the postponement of its routine meetings until January 28.

In an effort to ensure the protection of its visitors and employees in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Embassy in Haiti has advised that its routine appointments, including those for visas requiring the presence of the postulant, scheduled until the 28th of this month. That is, until January 28, 2022, the embassy will not receive any appointments.

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“Due to the current situation in Haiti, including the continued risks posed by COVID-19 to the health and safety of our customers and staff, the U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince has reduces the daily number of in-person visa appointments,” she confirmed.

On the other hand, the said institution specified in this document that its doors will remain open to all American citizens living on Haitian territory. "The U.S. Embassy remains available to assist U.S. citizens in the event of an emergency," the memo reads.

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Stevinsonne Jeune
Stevinsonne JEUNE, journalist and editor. Graduate student in legal sciences at the State University of Haiti Law practitioner in the Delmas peace court.