Haiti’s ambassador to the United States, Bocchit Edmond, has been fired in connection with a passport bribery scandal.
Diplomatic Spotlight is a roundup of events happening in the Washington, DC’s diplomatic community. This edition includes Tulip Days at the Dutch ambassador’s residence, honoring Kathy Kemper and her nonprofit Institute for Education, and the National Museum of American Diplomacy unveiling a bust of former Secretary of State James Baker as part of their permanent collection.
Passport DC, a series of programs in May featuring Washington’s diplomatic community and its diverse culture, is returning for the first time since the pandemic began, allowing the public to visit over 50 embassies for the Around the World Embassy Tour on May 7 and immerse themselves in various cultures without leaving the city.
On March 30, Croatian Ambassador Pjer Šimunović hosted a launch party for Ari Mittleman’s new book, “Paths of the Righteous: Stories of Heroism, Humanity and Hope.”