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…

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,…

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…

With regrets, The Embassy of Haiti announces the passing of His Excellency René Garcia Préval, today, March 3, 2017.  Former President of the Republic of Haiti (1996-2001 and 2006-2011) and Former Prime Minister (1991), Mr. Préval has served his country with honor and dignity.  The Embassy of the Republic of Haiti in the United States…

Dinner Hosted by His Excellency, Mr. Paul Altidor in honor of Raoul Peck

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2017 Haitian Ambassador to the U.S., Mr. Paul Altidor Hosted Raoul Peck, Filmmaker and Director of the Oscar Nominated Critically Acclaimed Documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” EMBASSY OF HAITI IN WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, January 31, 2017, prominent members of Washington’s private and public sectors gathered at…

Ambassador Paul Altidor Receives the King Legacy Award for International Service

On Sunday, January 15, 2017, Haiti’s Ambassador to the United States, Paul Altidor, received the King Legacy Award for International Service. During a ceremony at the prestigious Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington DC, diplomats, academics and members of the private sector gathered for a sumptuous ceremony to celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Dr.…

Statement from The Embassy of Haiti in Washington DC on the Occasion of the 7th Anniversary of the 2010 Earthquake

Today, we remember… It has been seven years since one of the most devastating natural disasters in recorded history struck the nation of Haiti. The earthquake of January 12, 2010 left behind immense physical damage and profound psychological scars. The mutual solidarity of Haitians both at home and abroad, as well as the outpouring support of…