Opening of first British diplomatic mission in Haiti since 1966
The Embassy is to be located in the same complex of the Canadian Embassy in Haiti. This decision was taken by the British government to expand its diplomatic network and influences in the Caribbean.
Haiti was recognized by England after its independence in 1833. During the opening ceremony, Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire stated that the new British Embassy in Haiti will allow them to build an even closer dialogue between British and Haitian governments
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