Remarks by the Hon. Darren A. Henfield, MP, at the Celebration of the 2018 Spring Festival of the People’s Republic of China

Remarks by the Hon. Darren a. Henfield, MP, at the Celebration of the 2018 Spring Festival of the People’s Republic of China British Colonial Hilton Hotel, Nassau, The Bahamas, 8th February, 2018   Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Hon. Peter Turnquest, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Excellency…

Embassy Honours Accounts Officer Colleen Isaacs on her Retirement

The Embassy of The Bahamas in Washington, DC, hosted a celebratory luncheon in commemoration of the retirement of Mrs. Colleen Isaacs, Accounts Officer, who began her tenure at the Embassy in 1988. In addition to the presence of H.E. Sidney Collie, Ambassador, and Mr. Theo Neilly, Consul General, the luncheon was attended by Ms. Rhoda Jackson,…

Ambassador Collie Receives Proclamation from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

  Washington, DC – On January 11 2018, H.E. Sidney S. Collie, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the United States of America and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the Organization of American States, was honoured with a proclamation on from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, in commemoration of  “his outstanding years of unparalleled service, dedication,…

MISINFORMATION OF OAS & CHINESE SCHOLARSHIP CIRCULATING ON SOCIAL MEDIA

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has received communications about a message that is circulating on social media regarding scholarships being offered by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Government of China. The Ministry wishes to clarify that, while the Government of The Bahamas, from time to time, receives scholarships from agencies and countries…

Canadian Travel Advisory With Respect To The Bahamas

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs takes note of the travel advisory issued by Canada on 23 January 2018 to its citizens traveling to The Bahamas. The safety and security of citizens and visitors to our shores is of paramount importance to the Government of The Bahamas. The two countries remain engaged on matters of mutual…

No Change to Fish and Seafood Imports into Florida

The Ministry has been made aware of reports circulating via social media regarding a warning that the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) imposed a new regulation banning all imports of seafood into Florida.  The Ministry has contacted the US Embassy, and it has been verified that there are no changes to the existing rules.  The FWC works…