U.S. Department of State Issues Travel Warning for Haiti

The U.S. Department of State is warning U.S. citizens about traveling to or living in Haiti. This travel warning replaces the one issued on January 20.

At this time, U.S. citizens in Haiti have been victims of violent crime, including murder and kidnapping, in Port-au-Prince. The State Department is reporting that some victims have been physically abused, sexually assaulted, shot and even killed.

At the moment the Haitian National Police are working with the UN Police to try and keep the peace, but the situation remains volatile at the moment.

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