Happy Haitian Independence Day and a Healthy New Year!

Dear fellow compatriots, Dear friend, The Embassy of Haiti in Washington, DC is pleased to extend its best wishes for this new year. The first day of 2017 marks the 213th Anniversary of the Republic of Haiti’s Independence. The Embassy seizes the occasion to wish all members of the Haitian community a happy National Celebration.…

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Announcing the Second Class of the Embassy Cooking Series

Manje Lakay is a culinary program designed to offer the Washington community an opportunity to experience classic Haitian gastronomy and its influential roots from Haiti’s finest culinary professionals. Initiated by Ambassador Paul Altidor, the series is part of a larger Embassy strategy to promote Haiti and all it has to offer from its cuisine, art…

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The 11th Annual Haitian Ladies Brunch

The 11th Annual Haitian Ladies Brunch “It’s More than a Brunch, It’s a Network” On Sunday, December 4, 2016, Ambassador Paul Altidor hosted over 300 professional women of Haitian descent from the Washington metropolitan area and beyond for a time of empowerment, fellowship, networking and traditional Haitian brunch. These women came from diverse occupational backgrounds,…

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MESSAGE FROM THE AMBASSADOR

Introducing Our Newest Culinary Class Series “Manje Lakay“ Dear Esteemed Friends, The Embassy and its staff have been hard at work developing a culinary initiative to share with the community. We are excited to provide this complimentary service and share this experience with our community of friends and supporters. Haitian gastronomy is at the core…

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CUSTOM CLEARANCE PROCEDURE FOR RELIEF ITEMS DONATION

For those who are interested in collecting and sending materials to Haiti for relief efforts, we strongly recommend that you make contact with local organizations and/or institutions on the ground prior to shipping. The Embassy of Haiti is not accepting any collected relief items. For your materials to clear customs, please follow the mandatory procedure…

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MESSAGE FROM THE AMBASSADOR

Hurricane Matthew:Official Periodic Updates During these past few days, I have had the unique opportunity to engage groups in the Diaspora community, the media, officials in Haiti and the international community in a rather different approach toward providing disaster relief in Haiti. It is the fundamental principle that relief and recovery efforts should be led…

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