OAS STRENGTHENS CICAD EXECUTIVE SECRETARIAT WITH RECENT APPOINTMENT

By MATT MAURA Bahamas Information Services WASHINGTON, D.C., USA – The Organization of American States (OAS) has fulfilled the wishes of OAS Member States to strengthen the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) Executive Secretariat by appointing Ambassador Adam Namm to the post of Executive Secretary of CICAD. The appointment was made in December 2016. …

BAHAMAS ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN EFFORTS TO ADDRESS ‘WORLD DRUG PROBLEM’

By MATT MAURA Bahamas Information Services WASHINGTON, D.C., USA – The Bahamas remains committed to supporting the work of the Organization of American States (OAS) in identifying effective ways in which to address the world drug problem, Dr. Elliston Rahming, Bahamas Ambassador to the United Nations and Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States…

BAHAMAS EMBASSY HOSTS “THINGS TO DO DC” CARIBBEAN CELEBRATION EVENT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bahamas was again revisited as a focus of an event sponsored by THINGS TO DO D.C. that has become a staple social event for young professionals in the Washington, D.C., area on Friday night April 21, 2017. Billed as an occasion to introduce D.C. young professionals to the “Spirit of Nassau…

DG BRENNEN-HAYLOCK PAYS COURTESY CALL ON OAS EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mrs. Sharon Brennen-Haylock, Bahamas Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General, paid a courtesy call on Ms. Kim Osborne, OAS Executive Secretary for Integral Development, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 primarily to discuss the launch of the 2017 OAS/Government of The Bahamas Scholarship​; however, the Director General also discussed other projects with the…

BUST OF SIR LYNDEN UNVEILED AT OAS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General of The Bahamas, unveiled a memorial bust of her late husband, Sir Lynden Pindling, the first Prime Minister of The Bahamas, during an impressive ceremony in the Hall of Heroes at the Organization of American States (OAS), 17th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W., on Thursday,…

OAS – GOVERNMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

OAS – GOVERNMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM   2017 Scholarship Opportunity for Citizens of The Bahamas Scholarship Application Deadline: May 31, 2017   The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (GS/OAS), through the Department of Human Development, Education and Employment (DHDEE), and the Government of the Commonwealth of The…

Parliamentary Registration Department Notices for Advanced & Overseas Polls

Commonwealth of The Bahamas  Ministry of National Security Parliamentary Registration Department   PUBLIC NOTICE   GENERAL ELECTIONS – WEDNESDAY, 10th MAY, 2017   APPOINTED DAY FOR THE ADVANCED POLL -WEDNESDAY, 3rd MAY, 2017 The Parliamentary Commissioner hereby informs the general public that the Governor-General in accordance with section 54(1) of the Parliamentary Elections Act (Chapter 7) has appointed…