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Howard University Business Students Meet with Ambassador to Discuss Haiti’s Transformation

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…

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Franketienne’s One-Man Play & In-depth Francreolophonie Conference Captivated Audiences

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…

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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…

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Haitian Embassy Cultural Chief Heads Francophonie Fest

  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.…

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Haiti’s Minister of Education Touts Universal Plan in D.C. Visit

  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…