On the eve of inauguration, Ambassador Altidor opened his official residence for an event hosted by Haitian Americans for Progress. More than 100 people attended the event, including Haitian-American elected officials, members of U.S. President Obama’s campaign staff, visitors from around the country and guests from Haiti. It was the first official event at…Details
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 21, 2013)—As U.S. President Barack Obama took the oath of office for his second term, Haiti’s Ambassador to the United States, Paul G. Altidor, served as the Government of Haiti’s only official representative in attendance. “It is an honor to represent the Republic of Haiti, Haiti’s President Michel Martelly and the…Details
The Embassy of Haiti welcomed director Guetty Félin to screen and discuss her documentary “Broken Stones,” which chronicles post-earthquake recovery in Port-au-Prince’s oldest neighborhood, Quartier Cathédrale—Cathedral Quarter.
On the Occasion of the Third Anniversary of the Earthquake in Haiti, a Message from Ambassador of the Republic of Haiti to the United States, Paul G. Altidor
I would like to take a moment to share with you my thoughts about a day I know is difficult for many of us. Each one of us in the Diaspora felt the magnitude of the earthquake. We remember our sense of anguish. In less than a minute, lives of brothers, sisters, friends, colleagues…Details
Video, Photos and Written Remarks: Ambassador Altidor at The Wilson Center Commemorating the Third Anniversary of the Earthquake in Haiti
Ambassador Paul G. Altidor spoke at The Wilson Center January 10, 2013, at an event commemorating the third anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti. The event, “Recovery, Reconstruction and Renewal: What it Takes to Build Back Better in Haiti, was co-hosted by the comparative urban studies project and the Latin American Program of The…Details
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Haiti as you celebrate your 209th anniversary of independence this January 1.
The U.S. government extended its deadline for beneficiaries to re-register for Temporary Protective Status. The TPS deadline to re-register is now Jan. 29, 2013. In October, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security extended Haiti’s TPS for another 18 months from Jan. 22, 2013 through July 22, 2014. The original deadline to apply was Nov.…Details
Ambassador Paul Altidor and the entire Haitian Diplomatic Corps from around the globe met for a summit in Port-au-Prince. The conference, which ran Dec. 19 through 22, was initiated by Haiti’s President Michel Martelly and organized through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In addition to the diplomats, the event was also attended by President…Details
When dessert arrived at the Ambassador’s Business Roundtable luncheon, the crowd was pleasantly surprised to learn the source of the chocolate in the rich ice cream. A Baltimore company imported the chocolate from Haiti. The roundtable, which focused on “Doing Business in Haiti: Rules, Regulations and Realities,” highlighted a success story by featuring the…Details
With more than 120 guests gathered at the Embassy of Haiti to watch a screening of the French film “Toussaint L’Ouverture,” Ambassador Paul Altidor spoke privately in his office with the film’s star Jimmy Jean-Louis. “We are trying to reshape the image of Haiti and we’re relying on the existing talent, art and culture…Details