AU Caribbean Circle: Sixth Annual Ambassadors Dinner

  On November 15, Ambassador Altidor joined several Caribbean Ambassadors to American University’s (AU) Caribbean Circle. This 6th Annual Ambassadors Dinner was a night filled with discussion, entertainment, food, and interaction with the Ambassadors. The dinner is an annual event created to serve as a forum between university students and diplomats. It allows Ambassadors to…


Luncheon for Haitian Teens from the Art Creation Foundation for Children

  Ambassador Altidor and his staff hosted a luncheon for Haitian teens from the Art Creation Foundation for Children (ACFC). The Art Creation Foundation functions as a non-profit organization that helps children in need from Jacmel. Their goal is to teach children how to be self-sufficient through arts and education, while instilling a sense of…


The Embassy of Haiti honors Dr. Michael Eric Dyson

  This past Saturday night, the Embassy of Haiti in Washington D.C. opened its doors to honor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson. In his remarks, Ambassador Altidor praised Dr. Dyson’s sense of community and courage and his influence as a thoughtful intellectual. Notable Washingtonians, including the Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi,…


Diaspora in Dialogue: A Haitian Identity Symposium

  Ambassador Altidor was the keynote speaker at the Haiti Cultural Exchange: Haitian Identity Symposium in New York on October 25. In his comments the Ambassador highlighted the question of how do we take embracing Haiti and turn it into something positive for the future. It was a day-long conversation on the context of Haitian…


The Ambassador met with members of the Congressional Black Caucus


dinner-with-black-caucusOn Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Ambassador Paul Altidor hosted a dinner roundtable discussion at the Embassy with various members of the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus to discuss U.S.- Haiti relations.

The event was part of the Embassy’s effort to strengthen relationship with the U.S. Congress and Haiti.

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The Wharton Club of D.C. at the Embassy

  On Friday, October 18, 2013, His Excellency Ambassador Paul Altidor hosted The Wharton Club of D.C.: A Wharton Business School Alumni Association. One of the most active clubs in Wharton Global 91,000+ Alumni Network and a leader among Business School Clubs in the U.S. The Ambassador and Mr. William Exantus, Minister Counselor and Embassy…


The Embassy of Haiti in the U.S. is correcting an erroneous statement published by the New York Daily News

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2013  Washington, D.C. – The New York Daily News published an article, “A court ruling to strip Dominican Republic-born Haitians of citizenship will be challenged by demonstrators outside the Caribbean nation’s consulate in midtown this week”, on Sunday, October 13, 2013. The author erroneously listed Ms. Arielle Dominique of…


Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

  Under a steady rain, thousands of people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech. Haiti’s Ambassador to the United States, Paul G. Altidor, was among the invited guests. “On the 50th…


Haitian-American Patrick Gaspard was sworn as US Ambassador to South Africa

  Haitian-American Patrick Gaspard was sworn in on Monday 8/26 at the White House as US Ambassador to South Africa. He had previously served as Executive Director of the Democratic National Committee, Director of the Office of Political Affairs for the Obama Administration and the National Political Director of Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.   From…