Business students at Howard University peppered Haiti’s Ambassador Paul Altidor with questions about investing in Haiti’s growth. On Tuesday, April 9, 2013, Ambassador Altidor spoke to a class of graduate students and then an auditorium full of freshman orientation students at Howard’s School of Business. “Often when people think of Haiti, they think of charity…Details
From a poetry-infused dramatic interpretation to a scholarly discussion on language, Haitian literary great Franketienne delighted audiences at the 2013 D.C. Francophonie Festival. His first stop was at La Maison Francaise, where he moved about the stage depicting the chaos that sometimes occurs in male-dominated societies. The play, “Delirium of the Fallen Predator,” co-sponsored by…Details
Haitian Cultural Icon Franketienne Appears at Francophonie Festival with Play April 3 and French/Creole Conference April 5
Known for his visual art and literary accomplishments, Haitian writer Franketienne will join the 2013 Francophonie Festival with two stellar events. April 3, he examines male-dominated societies in the play “Les Délires du prédateur déchu” (Delirium of the Fallen Predator). The play, infused with poetry, will be shown at La Maison Francaise (CLICK HERE TO…Details
Although it may have looked like a tasting tour, filled with ice cream and treats, Ambassador Paul G. Altidor’s trip to Baltimore Thursday, March 21, was an international business diplomacy mission. By taking a 45 minute drive to Baltimore, Altidor highlighted, encouraged and strengthened bonds between entrepreneurs and farmers in Haiti and entrepreneurs in…Details
Through April 13, the nation’s capital will serve as host for a full calendar of films, concerts, discussions, plays, children’s workshops, culinary tastings and activities during the 2013 Francophonie Cultural Festival. This year’s festival, a celebration and exploration of French-infused culture, is led by Stephane Rosenberg, cultural section chief for the Embassy of Haiti.…Details
Moise Joseph hopes to raise funds for youth education and sports programs in Haiti by doing what he does best: run. He’s inviting everyone to join him 9 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the South Lakes High School Track for the fourth annual run. Register here Joseph, who represented Haiti in the 2004…Details
The Embassy of Haiti along with the Embassy of the Dominican Republic hosts an art exhibit at the Art Museum of the Americas.
Haiti’s Minister of Education, Vanneur Pierre hosts a series of working sessions and a public forum to encourage immediate action on Haiti’s universal education plan. The education delegation met with the Inter American Development Bank, The World Bank and other partners. Haitian Education Officials Concerned With Slow Reconstruction Visit Washington D.C. to Spur Action…Details
The Permanent Mission to the OAS along with the Embassy of Haiti hosted ambassadors to CARICOM. During the ambassador’s retreat Friday, Feb. 8 key issues facing Caribbean nations were discussed.
The Embassy welcomed 21 Ambassadors and 43 diplomats to the semi-annual meeting of the Francophone Ambassadors. Stephane Calvin Rosenberg, chief of the Embassy’s Cultural Section, will also serve as president of the group’s annual Fracophone Festival in March.