Diplomatic Scene: Ukraine, Colombia, Trinidad & Tobago party at Lansdowne

Carol Chatoor, wife of the high commissioner of Trinidad and Tobago, with Guyanese High Commissioner Clarissa Sabita Riehl at T&T’s national day at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building on Aug. 20. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Florence Saint-Léger Liautaud, wife of the Haitian ambassador, with U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Moore Aubin, and Haitian Ambassador Frantz Liautaud. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Ms. Chatoor and her husband, T&T High Commissioner Garth Chatoor, Thai Ambassador Vijavat Isarabhakdi, his wife Wannipa Isarabhakdi, and Brunei High Commissioner Kamal Bashah Ahmad. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Ukrainian Ambassador Andriy Shevchenko at his country’s Independence Day at Lansdowne Park’s Horticulture Building on Aug. 24. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Aynur Huseynli and Hanna Homonai, spouses of the heads of mission of Azerbaijan and Ukraine. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Ramil Huseynli, chargé d’affaires of Azerbaijan, greets Ukrainian military attaché Col. Viktor Siromakha. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

French military attaché Col. Bertrand Cadour and French deputy head of mission Florence Ferrari. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

The cavernous Horticulture Building at Lansdowne Park was filled with singing and dancing on Aug. 18 for Colombia Day. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Colombian Ambassador Nicolás Lloreda Ricaurte and Peruvian deputy Carlos Gil de Montes. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Lorenzo Lloreda, son of the Colombian ambassador, and his mother, Alessandra Tassara-Bertello, with Peruvian Ambassador Marcela López Bravo, Ambassador of Kazakhstan Konstantin Zhigalov, and Colombian counsellor Juan Carlos Rojas. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia