Haitian University Signs MOU with Morgan State University

On June 5, Ambassador Altidor attended a signing ceremony of the MOU between Morgan State University (MSU) and the “Universite Publique De l”Artibonite Aux Gonaives” (UPAG) to establish a mutually beneficial education and research relationship in all fields and disciplines offered at the two institutions. The MOU signifies joint aspirations to develop a strategic alliance…

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A Celebration of the 215th Anniversary of the Haitian Flag

Originally sewn on May 18, 1803 by Catherine Flon with guidance from her godfather, Haitian revolutionary leader Jean-Jacques Dessalines, the Haitian flag is a source of pride for Haitians worldwide and its annual commemoration on May 18th is one of our most revered traditions. Consequently, on the evening of May 18, 2018, the Embassy of…

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Passport DC – Around the World Tour

Haiti’s History Comes to Life in Washington, DC during Passport DC – Around the World Tour   Every year, participating Embassies open their doors to residents and visitors of the Washington metropolitan area for an opportunity to travel the world and experience food, art, dance, fashion and music from different countries during the Passport DC – Around the…

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An Artist’s Serendipitous Visit to the Embassy of Haiti

On the morning of Wednesday, May 2, 2018, a gentleman by the name of Roosevelt Sanon came to the Embassy to renew his Haitian passport. As he sat in the Consular Section’s waiting room after a long drive from Pennsylvania in the company of his cousin Jean-Borgella Guerrier, Sanon began to examine the artwork displayed…

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Embassy of Haiti Presents Diplomacy by Design in Collaboration with DC Fashion Week

On the evening of Friday, February 23, 2018, the Embassy of Haiti, in collaboration with DC Fashion Week, hosted an exclusive fashion designers showcase entitled Diplomacy by Design. The evening celebrated and featured the work of internationally-acclaimed Haitian-American designers, and offered the Washington, DC community a glimpse into the creative talents and contributions of Haiti…

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A Haitian Culinary Weekend in Washington, DC!

As part of its ongoing effort to showcase Haiti’s rich culture and creative talents, the Embassy of Haiti in Washington, DC invited award-winning Chef Jouvens Jean to lead a weekend of Haitian culinary activities in the city. Chef Jouvens – who spent a year traveling throughout Haiti researching how each region of the country uses…

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