Hurricane Irma – Bahamian Staff and Students in Cuba

For Immediate Release Hurricane Irma – Bahamian Staff and Students in Cuba Ministry of Foreign Affairs 6 September 2017 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in response to questions about students in Cuba and the likely impact of Hurricane Irma, wishes to advise, as was the case during previous hurricanes, there is no reason for undue…

Establishment of Diplomatic Relations, The Bahamas and Montenegro

6 September, 2017 Establishment of Diplomatic Relations, The Bahamas and Montenegro GENEVA, Switzerland— Joint Communiqués were signed in Geneva today, 6 September 2017 between The Bahamas and Montenegro at the Permanent Mission of Montenegro. The Communiqués were signed by Her Excellency Rhoda M. Jackson, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United Nations Office and…

HURRICANE IRMA: CLOSURE OF ALL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

    CABINET OFFICE ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF GOVERNMENT OFFICES NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Cabinet Office has announced that all Government Offices in New Providence will be closed as of 5pm today –Wednesday, 6 September, 2017 – until further notice. The Cabinet Office further advises Bahamians throughout The Commonwealth of The Bahamas to continue with…

Congratulations Extended to Swaziland Celebrating Independence

Congratulations Extended to Swaziland Celebrating Independence September 6th, 2017 Swaziland has been our diplomatic partner for 21 years, and our countries have continued to maintain friendly and cooperative relations. Therefore, the Government of The Bahamas extends congratulations to the Government and People of Swaziland as they celebrate their Independence Day. We are confident that these…

ALERT #10 ON HURRICANE IRMA ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY

ALERT #10 ON HURRICANE IRMA ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY WEDNESDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER, 2017 AT 9AM EDT.   ….EYE OF POTENTIALLY CATASTROPHIC CATEGORY 5 HURRICANE IRMA PASSES OVER ST MARTIN …NORTHERN EYEWALL POUNDING ANGUILLA…   A HURRICANE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE ISLANDS OF THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.  THIS INCLUDES…

Breakfast Party for Beneby’s Transition to Department of Immigration

1st September, 2017 Breakfast Party for Beneby’s Transition to Department of Immigration Friday September 1st brought to a close the journey of ADOI Dwight Beneby through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For more than a year he served as Head of the Consular Division, for which he says he was eternally grateful for the experience….

Hurricane Irma: Closure of Bahamas Embassy Haiti

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise the general public that with the impending arrival of Hurricane Irma, the staff of The Bahamas Embassy, Haiti, have been evacuated to Nassau.  The public will be informed when the  functions of the Embassy return to normal.

Public Advisory on Hurricane Irma

4 September, 2017 Public Advisory on Hurricane Irma The Ministry wishes to advise the Bahamian public and nationals overseas that the Government is monitoring closely the path of Hurricane Irma, which stands to impact parts of the Caribbean, including The Bahamas, and parts of the USA. The Ministry urges all nationals located outside The Bahamas…