OAS General Assembly

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, June 14th — Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Barbados Foreign Minister Maxine McClean at the start of the OAS General Assembly.

Director General Mission Inspection Tour

Washington DC — 13th June, 2016. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Director General Mrs. Sharon Brennen Haylock is pictured during her Mission Inspection Tour of The Embassy of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas Consular Annex, Washington DC. Consul General Mrs. Paulette Zonicle pictured on the left. Washington DC. Consul General Mrs. Paulette Zonicle pictured…

STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON SHOOTINGS IN ORLANDO

For Immediate Release   STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON SHOOTINGS IN ORLANDO   12 June 2016   The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses its sympathy to the people of the United States and the people of Florida and the city of Orlando, following the murders of 49 people in Orlando. Orlando is a…

National Day of Portugal

Message from the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration on the National Day of Portugal The Honourable Fred Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of The Bahamas, extended, on behalf of the Government and people of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, warm greetings to the to His Excellency Augusto Santos Silva, Minister of Foreign…

National Day of the Philippines

Message from the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration on the National Day of the Philippines  On the occasion of the 118th Anniversary of the Philippines’ National Day, 12 June 2016, the Honourable Fred Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of The Bahamas, conveyed congratulations and best wishes to His Excellency Jose Rene D….

UPDATED: Media Advisory for the SIR SIDNEY POITIER ESSAY AWARDS CEREMONY

UPDATED: Media Advisory for Immediate Release Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration   SIR SIDNEY POITIER ESSAY AWARDS CEREMONY NASSAU, BAHAMAS   As a part of the march to the 50th anniversary of Majority Rule, seven (7) Sir Sidney Poitier’s films were shown on ZNS channel 13 during the week of February 14th, 2016. The…

CONDOLENCES TO BUTTS

 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bahamas Ambassador-at-Large Stan Smith and Mrs. Paulette Zonicle, Bahamas Consul General to Washington, D.C., are pictured above and below signing the Book of Condolences for the late Cassandra Butts, Ambassador Designate to The Bahamas, on Monday, June 6, 2016, at McGuire Funeral Service, Inc., 7400 Georgia, Ave., NW, Washington, DC., where…

The 99th Anniversary of Sweden’s National Day

Message from the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of The Bahamas on the 99th Anniversary of Sweden’s National Day, 6 June 2016 The Honourable Fred Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of The Bahamas, conveyed, on behalf of the Government and people of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, warm greetings to the Government…

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF PASSPORT OFFICE

PRESS RELEASE THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND IMMIGRATION IS NOTIFYING THE PUBLIC THAT THE PASSPORT OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON 7th JUNE, 2016 UNTIL NOON TO ALLOW FOR URGENT REPAIRS TO THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM. THE MINISTRY APOLOGIZES FOR THE INCONVENIENCE WHILE THESE ESSENTIAL REPAIRS ARE CARRIED OUT. THE MINISTRY WILL ADVISE OF ALL FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS…