Passport DC 2017

Passport DC 2017 Around the World Tour “Embassy of Haiti – The Secret Place” On Saturday, May 6, the Embassy of Haiti in Washington, D.C. opened its doors to host more than 6,000 visitors, as part of Passport DC’s Around the World Tour. Held annually and organized by Cultural Tourism DC to offer participants an…

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Chef Cynthia Verna to Represent Haiti at Embassy Chef Challenge!

Dear Friends, We are pleased to announce that distinguished Chef Cynthia Verna, also known as “Chef Thia,” will represent Haiti at Washington’s most prestigious global culinary event, the Embassy Chef Challenge. Cynthia was a featured chef in residence at the Embassy of Haiti’s cooking class series earlier this year, and we are elated to welcome her back to Washington…

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The New Government of the Republic of Haiti / Le Nouveau Gouvernement de la République d’Haïti

Dr. Jack Guy Lafontant became the new Prime Minister of Haiti on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, after obtaining favorable votes on his declaration of general policy in the Senate (March 16th) and in the Chamber of Deputies (March 21st). Mr. Lafontant, a trained physician, was chosen by President Jovenel Moïse, on February 23rd, to implement…

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AMBASSADOR ALTIDOR, REP. JEFF DUNCAN MEET TO DISCUSS U.S.-HAITI BILATERAL RELATIONSHIP

AMBASSADOR ALTIDOR, REP. JEFF DUNCAN MEET TO DISCUSS U.S.-HAITI BILATERAL RELATIONSHIP, VENEZUELA AND MINUSTAH DEPARTURE   Thursday, April 6, 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: amb.washington@diplomatie.ht   Washington, D.C.  – Today Ambassador Paul Altidor met with US Congressman Jeff Duncan, chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere to discuss the US- Haiti bilateral relationship, Venezuela,…

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Pearls of Excellence: An Exploration of Haitian Contributions to American Society

The Embassy of Haiti in Washington, DC launches an ongoing exhibit and educational series to mark historical milestones of Haitians in American society entitled “Pearls of Excellence: An Exploration of Haitian Contributions to American Society” ———————————————————————– Starting this week, the Embassy is displaying on its walls an esteemed group of individuals of Haitian descent who have…

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