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The United States government sent out a reminder to its citizens that Haiti is a high-risk country. After the Dominican government announced it could shut down all land borders, US citizen consular services sent out an alert notifying its citizens of the possible close of border gates as of Thursday, 14 September 2023.

The US notified its citizens: “If the closure occurs, US citizens planning to depart Haiti for the Dominican Republic on or after 14 September will not be able to do so, and will need to make alternate arrangements. The US Embassy cannot facilitate entry into the Dominican Republic through a closed border crossing.”

Haiti’s Travel Advisory is Level 4, “Do Not Travel,” meaning that any US citizen still in Haiti should depart immediately as safely as possible via commercial means. Flights from Haiti to the United States and destinations other than the Dominican...

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