U.S. Issues New Travel Alert On Haiti

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Street protests in Haiti during the Jan. election that failed to reach a concensus. (Photo Credit: HECTOR RETAMAL)
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Street protests in Haiti during the Jan. election that failed to reach a concensus. (Photo Credit: HECTOR RETAMAL)
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By NAN Staff Writer

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C, Tues. Mar. 15, 2016: Americans are being again warned to use caution when traveling to Haiti.

The updated travel alert was issued by the U.S. State Department on March 11th and expires on June 10, 2016.

According to the State Department, tensions remain high in Haiti and U.S. citizens are urged to exercise caution and remain abreast of the security situation as the electoral process progresses to a resolution.

The latest announced date for the twice-postponed elections is April 24, 2016.

“Particular possible flashpoints would be the period leading up to and immediately following the date of the election, the date results are announced, and the inauguration of a new President – now set for May 14, 2016,” the Department advisory added.

 

 

 

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