The United States embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, yesterday recommended its citizens to remain vigilant and leave that country, reflecting on the risks of living there, while increasing fuel shortages and declining security.
Persistent insecurity and increasing fuel shortages are hindering US citizens’ ability to find transportation to and from the country’s embassies and airports.
Similarly, he underlined that the problems arising from the status of petroleum derivatives, which in his opinion have a global component, deprive Haitians of the “minimum”.
“The US government has an extremely limited ability to provide emergency services to American citizens in Haiti and is unable to provide transportation services,” he says.
It reminds its citizens that Haiti has the highest level of travel advisory for kidnapping, crime and civil unrest, referring to grade number 4.
It also recognizes that Haitian police generally lack the resources to respond effectively to requests for assistance.”
Consequently, it recognizes that US citizens should “carefully consider the risks of traveling to or living in Haiti in light of the deteriorating security situation and infrastructure challenges”.
These problems, he notes, “can limit access to essential services in an emergency, including access to banks, money transfers, urgent medical care, the Internet and telecommunications, and public and private transportation options.
ask not to travel to the country
In addition to suggesting to Americans that they should seriously consider returning to the United States, he calls on those interested in traveling to that country “not to do so.”
It has also suggested avoiding demonstrations and large gatherings of people and developing and practicing “contingency plans for shelter in place” and/or access to airports.
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On the other hand, the Monitoring Office of the Montana Accords condemned the alleged “maneuver” by a leader of the United Nations Unified Office and the Volunteers for the Development of Haiti, to launch a document that, presumably, “predicted the creation of a High Transition Council to consolidate Ariel Henry’s power “to the detriment of the demands of the population”.
According to the unit, the ambitions of the UN office in Haiti are “great” and ensure that secret negotiations are conducted in conjunction with its elected president, Fritz Alphonse Jean.
These maneuvers with a leader of volunteers, he alleged, tended to execute a document titled “National Consensus for Participatory Governance and Inclusive Elections” which would have been validated after consultations with various sectors.
burden of crisis
Following the assassination of President Jovenel Moise by a foreign commando, an earthquake and a tropical storm, Haiti finds itself with a colossal crisis, dragged in especially by a massive fuel shortage that has pushed the impoverished country to the brink of collapse. kept on.
Armed gangs, who control more than half of the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, and wide areas of the region have taken advantage of all this.
Hundreds of people have been killed and kidnapped by gangs in the capital since the middle of this year, according to a UN report.
United States-Haiti relations are diplomatic relations between the two. According to the 2012 US Global Leadership Report, 79% of Haitians accept that country’s leadership, with 18% disapproving and 3% uncertain, the highest rating for any country surveyed in the US.
After Haiti gained independence from France in 1804, through a slave revolt, southern slavery feared the event might affect slaves in the United States, and the United States refused to recognize the independence of the Caribbean country. done. , until 1862.
President Andrew Johnson suggests annexation of the island to ensure influence over Europe in the Caribbean