Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale will travel to The Bahamas on December 5 and to Haiti on December 6. In Nassau, he will meet with Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, National Security Minister Marvin Dames, disaster response authorities, and USAID implementing partners. They will discuss U.S. support for Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts and the U.S. commitment to ongoing bilateral cooperation.
In Haiti, Under Secretary Hale will meet with Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, Foreign Minister Bocchit Edmond, and other political leaders. They will discuss the pressing challenges facing Haiti and the need for an inclusive national dialogue and a functioning government capable of restoring order, maintaining rule-of-law, expanding the economy, and serving the Haitian people.