STATEMENT ON EARTHQUAKE IN ITALY

For Immediate Release STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON EARTHQUAKE IN ITALY August 24 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses its sympathy to the people of Italy, following yesterday’s devastating earthquake. Our overseas offices will be monitoring events to ensure that Bahamians within that region are safe. A diplomatic note will be sent…

Bahamas has ratified the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Bahamas has ratified the Paris Agreement on Climate Change At the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP), held in Paris, France, the Parties adopted the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which was opened for signature on 22 April 2016. The Right Hon. Prime Minister of The…

Bahamian awarded 2016 British Chevening Scholarship

British High Commission : Bahamian awarded 2016 British Chevening Scholarship   24 August 2016   For immediate release   Bahamian awarded 2016/17 Chevening Scholarship The British High Commission Kingston is pleased to announce that a Bahamian has been awarded 2016-2017 Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK.   The 2016-17 Chevening scholar is Dr Sean…

AMBASSADOR VIEWING OLYMPIC PHOTOS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, is pictured looking at two enlarged photos of The Bahamas’ Olympic Medal winners during the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 5 – 21. The photos of Shaunae Miller, who won a gold medal in the women’s…

Bahamas Beach Soccer team beats Team USA in Spiez, Switzerland

Team Bahamas beat Team USA in the closing game of the summer training programme held on Saturday 20 August, 2016 in Spiez, Switzerland. The team, who has been training in Basel, Switzerland for the past 5 weeks competed with teams from around the world including Estonia, Italy, France, Tahiti and The United States. The team,…

Congratulations to The Bahamas Men’s 4×400 Team

August 20th Rio, Brazil — The Bahamas Men’s Olympic Team captured a Bronze Medal for The Bahamas in the 4×400 Relays tonight at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Congratulates all the runners on a job well done.  

Overseas Missions Congratulate Shaunae Miller

Bahamas Embassy Consular Annex in Washington DC Congratulates Shaunae Miller August 22 Washington, DC — Pictured is a poster at the congratulating Shaunae Miller, which is currently on display at the Bahamas Embassy Consular Annex in Washington DC congratulating Shaunae Miller for winning Gold at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. The Bahamas High Commission…

2016 CHINESE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD CEREMONY

2016 CHINESE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD CEREMONY August 16 NASSAU, Bahamas — Chinese Ambassador H.E. Huang Qinguo held a ceremony for the 2016 Chinese Scholarship recipients at the Chinese Embassy in New Providence. In attendance were Foreign Affairs Director General Mrs. Sharon Haylock who gave brief remarks to all recipients present.  

Notice: Fire At Bahamas High Commission London

Notice from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration – Fire At Bahamas High Commission London August 16 There has been a fire at the Chancery Building of The Bahamas High Commission in London. All staff members are safe. The initial assessment is that the damage has been minor, affecting primarily the back, exterior area…