Statement on New Chinese Overseas Investment Policy

For Immediate Release 31 August 2017 Statement on New Chinese Overseas Investment Policy  Ministry of Foreign Affairs The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is aware of the recently promulgated Chinese Overseas Investment Policy and the discussion surrounding it in local media. These new rules laid out by China and revealed in mid-August, are aimed at governing…

Bahamas Prepares to Resume Talks on Bahamas/U.S. Maritime Boundaries

31 August, 2017 For immediate Release Bahamas Prepares to Resume Talks on Bahamas/U.S. Maritime Boundaries The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thursday morning hosted an important internal workshop in preparation for the resumption of long standing talks on the delimitation of maritime boundaries with the United States of America. Minister of Foreign Affairs, The Hon. Darren…

Congratulations Extended to Trinidad and Tobago Celebrating 55th Independence

Congratulations Extended to Trinidad and Tobago Celebrating 55th Independence August 31st, 2017 Trinidad and Tobago has been our diplomatic partner since 1993, 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 Trinidad and Tobago as they celebrate their Independence…

Congratulations Extended to Malaysia Celebrating Independence

Congratulations Extended to Malaysia Celebrating Independence August 31st, 2017 Malaysia has been our diplomatic partner for 14 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 Malaysia as they celebrate their Independence Day. We are confident that these…

Workshop Implementing Comprehensive Safeguards Agreements Small Quantities Protocols/ Additional Protocols for Caribbean States

21st-25th August, 2017 Workshop Implementing Comprehensive Safeguards Agreements Small Quantities Protocols/ Additional Protocols for Caribbean States The Bahamas recently participated in the Workshop Implementing Comprehensive Safeguards Agreements Small Quantities Protocols/ Additional Protocols for Caribbean States. The Bahamas’ delegation included: Jenefer Stuart – Legal Counsel, Office of the Attorney General & Ministry of Legal Affairs; Andrew…

Deputy Consul General attending the Sister Airport Agreement Signing Ceremony

29 August, 2017 Deputy Consul General Monique Vanderpool attending the Sister Airport Agreement Signing Ceremony between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Roberts International Airport Liberia today August 29, 2017. Pictured from left to right: Mr. Roosevelt Council Jr., General Manager at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Mrs. Monique Vanderpool, Deputy Consul General of The Bahamas, Mrs….

Food and Agriculture Organization of The UN Courtesy Call on Minister

28 August, 2017 Food and Agriculture Organization of The UN Courtesy Call on Minister Representatives of the Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs. This courtesy call is in connection with the Biennial Regional Conference of FAO to be hosted by The Bahamas in…

Permanent Secretary Sheila Carey Farewell Speech

28 August, 2017 Permanent Secretary Sheila Carey Farewell Speech Permanent Secretary (PS) Sheila Carey announced that she will now be posted in New York. Deputy Permanent Secretary Donna Lowe is to be the Acting PS until further notice.

Hurricane Harvey Public Notice, Bahamians in Texas Safe

27 August, 2017 The Ministry wishes to advise the general public that with respect to Hurricane Harvey, contact has been made with The Bahamas’ Honorary Consul (HC) in Texas. The HC in Texas has indicated that he has made contact with Bahamian students in Texas and so far all are well. We continue to keep…