13th CELAC Ministerial Meeting, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Protocol officer Brenda Rodriguez with Director General Brennen-Haylock and Foreign Service Officer Shagerra Edgecombe attending the V CELAC Summit. DG Haylock Greeting President Medina of Dominican Republic at opening of 5th CELAC Summit.   Director General Sharon Brennen-Haylock (center) at 5th CELAC Summit in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic along with Deputy Permanent Secretary Freddie Tucker…

TECHNICAL BRIEFING WITH MINISTER

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bahamian diplomats participate in a technical briefing session with the Hon. Fred Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, during his visit to engage with officials while in Washington D.C., January 23 -25, 2017. Pictured clockwise from left are Ms. Jade Williams, Third Secretary, Embassy of The Bahamas; Mr. Chet Neymour, Deputy…

DG PAYS COURTESY CALL ON MENDEZ

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mrs. Sharon Brennen-Haylock, Director General of the Bahamas Ministry of Foreign Affairs, paid a courtesy call on OAS Assistant Secretary General Nestor Mendez on Monday, January 23, 2017, at the OAS main building, 17th Street and Constitution Ave., N.W.

THE BAHAMAS ACCEDES TO 1928 CONVENTION ON PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, January 23, 2017, The Bahamas deposited its instrument of accession to the 1928 Convention on Private International Law (Bustamante Code). Mrs. Sharon Brennen-Haylock, Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, deposited the instrument on behalf of The Bahamas at the administrative building of the Organization of American States (OAS), 19th…

Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between The Bahamas and Mauritius

On 18th January 2017 the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the Republic of Mauritius formalized diplomatic relations by way of the execution of a Joint Communique. The Joint Communique was signed by His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United Nations on behalf of the Government of The…

Foreign Service Officer DeAndra Cartwright meets Pope Francis at Annual Meeting of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See

9 January   Vatican, Rome — Foreign Service Officer DeAndra Cartwright meets His Holiness, Pope Francis, at the Apostolic Palace of the Vatican on Monday January 9, 2017, while accompanying His Excellency, Sean McWeeney QC, The Bahamas’ Non-Resident Ambassador to the Holy See, attending the Annual Meeting of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy…

Presentation of copie d’usage Ambassador designate of Belgium

17 January Nassau, Bahamas — His Excellency Dirk Wouters Ambassador-designate of Belgium to The Bahamas presented his credentials a the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Goodman’s Bay Corporate Center, 17 January, 2017. Pictured from left in Ms. Meryl Deveaux Head of Technical Assistance and Honorary Consul Division, Mr. Freddie Tucker Head of Americas Division, H.E. Dirk…

BAHAMIANS IN MIDWEST SHOW SUPPORT FOR BUDDY HIELD AT MEET AND GREET

BAHAMIANS IN MIDWEST SHOW SUPPORT FOR BUDDY HIELD AT MEET AND GREET CHICAGO, Illinois – The Hon. Michael C. Fountain, Bahamas Honorary Consul to Chicago, and Mr. Cyril Jervis, President of Bahamas Association of Chicago, facilitated a post-game meet and greet with Bahamian basketball sensation Buddy Hield at the Chicago Bulls vs. New Orleans Pelicans…