Bilat Photos – 47th OAS General Assembly

On 20th June, 2017, on the margins of the 47th OAS General Assembly in Cancun, Mexico, the Honourable Darren Henfield, MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with several counterpart Ministers to discuss matters of mutual interest, in particular security and economic development matters. Pictured above: Minister Henfield and Israel Deputy Minister Michael Oren. The two…

Bahamas Wins New Business Aviation Award

Photo credits: Tourismtoday.com The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Bahamas congratulates the business aviation sector of The Bahamas for receiving the Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Award of 2016 that highlights high performance in the industry. This award initially recognized high achievement in the business aviation sector by EMEA (Eastern, Middle East and Africa) countries…

47th OAS General Assembly Plenary Remarks of Minister of Foreign Affairs

Photo: Heads of Delegation – 47th OAS General Assembly Plenary Remarks of the Honourable Darren Henfield, MP Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas “Strengthening Dialogue and Concerted Action for Prosperity” 47th Regular Session of the OAS General Assembly Tuesday, 20th June, 2017 Check against Delivery. Colleague Foreign Ministers, Secretary General Almagro…

Bahamas Sends Condolences to Vanuatu on Passing of President Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale

For Immediate Release June 20, 2017 Statement from The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bahamas Sends Condolences to Vanuatu on Passing of President Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Bahamas has expressed the country’s condolences to the Government and people of Vanuatu on the passing of Vanuatu’s President Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale. President…

Minister Henfield and delegation at the 47th OAS General Assembly

(Minister Henfield at CARICOM Caucus) – Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Darren Henfield participating in the CARICOM Caucus on Monday, June 19th, 2017 in Mexico in preparation for the Meeting of Consultation of Ministers on the situation in Venezuela and the 47th OAS General Assembly. Seated next to him is Mr Chet Neymour, Charge…

The Bahamas hosts its first joint side-event in the margins of the Human Rights Council “Beyond the 100 per cent participation of CARICOM in the HRC: Opportunities and challenges for the LDCs/SIDS Trust Fund”

Co-Chairs, Moderator and panelists of the brochure launch and panel discussion [L-R, Mr. Eric Tistounet, Chief, Human Rights Council Branch (OHCHR); Ms. Fatou Camara Houel, Secretary of the Advisory Committee & Coordinator LDCs/SIDS Trust Fund, Ms. Shearlyn Joseph, Dominica, Beneficiary delegate at HRC-35; H.E. Mr. Wayne McCook, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the UN,…

Ambassador Jackson delivers the first statement on behalf of CARICOM at the UN Human Rights Council

H.E. Rhoda M. Jackson, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United Nations, Geneva; seated behind, Ms. Sasha Dixon, Second Secretary, Bahamas Permanent Mission to the United Nations, Geneva [Photo credit: UN Web TV, Department of Public Information] On Tuesday 13 June, 2017, H.E. Rhoda M. Jackson, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United…