CONSUL GENERAL RANDY ROLLE AMONG MEN OF INFLUENCE HONOURED BY ABL

ATLANTA, Georgia — Hon. Randy Rolle, Bahamas Consul General to Atlanta, was among those honoured by the Atlanta Business League (ABL) at their 10th Annual Men of Influence Reception and Induction Ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Others honoured included Mr. Lee Baker, Apex Financial Services; Mr. Sterling Coleman, SJAC…

COMMEMORATIVE GAVEL

WASHINGTON, D.C. — His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming (center), Ambassador and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the OAS and the new Chair of the OAS Permanent Council, presents a commemorative gavel to his predecessor, His Excellency Juan José Arcuri (right), Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Argentina to the OAS, during a meeting of the…

INDEPENDENCE PICNIC IN CHICAGO

CHICAGO, Illinois – Hon. Michael C. Fountain, Bahamas Honorary Consul to Chicago, joined local and visiting Bahamians at the annual Bahamas Association picnic at Foster Beach on Saturday, July 9, 2016, celebrating the 43rd anniversary of The Bahamas’ attainment of independence from Great Britain on July 10, 1973. The Bahamas Consulate Chicago helped sponsor the…

FAREWELL TOAST

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After presiding over his first meeting as Chair of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming (center), The Bahamas’ Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the OAS and Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, is pictured with H.E….

RAHMING CHAIRS FIRST PERMANENT COUNCIL MEETING

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In his capacity as The Bahamas’ Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States (OAS), His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming presided over his first regular meeting as Chair of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, in Simón Bolívar Hall at the…

Bahamas participates in UN debate on human rights

The Bahamas delegation to the United Nations (UN) in New York is participating in the high level thematic debate, ‘UN@70: Human Rights at the Centre of the Global Agenda’, which commenced Tuesday, 12 July 2016 and will conclude Wednesday, 13 July 2016. The two-day event, organised by the President of the General Assembly of the…

Bahamas participates in UN Historic debate

UNITED NATIONS, New York — Bahamas participates in UN Historic debate of candidates for the post of UN Secretary General. Pictured left to right: First Secretary Charice Rolle, DG Brennen-Haylock and DPR Tishka Francis.

Bahamas Delegation for State Funeral of former PM Patrick Manning

Trinidad and Tobago — Delegation for State Funeral of former PM Patrick Manning spent an evening at the home of Hon Consul for The Bahamas to Trinidad and Tobago, Dr E Monica Davis. Visiting distinguished attendees included Deputy PM Hon Philip Brave Davis and former PM Rt Hon Hubert Ingraham, seated in front row of…

INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY FLAG-RAISING CEREMONY HELD IN CHICAGO

CHICAGO, Illinois – The Hon. Michael C. Fountain, Bahamas Honorary Consul in Chicago, celebrated Bahamian Independence with local Bahamians and elected officials at the first official flag-raising ceremony in his jurisdiction on Friday, July 8, 2016, acknowledging the 43rd anniversary of the country’s independence and the sister city relationship between the Village of Richton Park,…