PLANS BEING FINALIZED FOR BAHAMAS INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN D.C.

PLANS BEING FINALIZED FOR BAHAMAS INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN D.C.   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Plans are being finalized for events in the Washington, D.C., area celebrating the 43rd anniversary of The Bahamas’ attainment of independence.   Mrs. Paulette Zonicle, Bahamas Consul General to Washington, D.C., who is spearheading the events being organized, has announce that the…

BETHEL ELECTED TO CEDAW FOUR-YEAR TERM

BETHEL ELECTED TO CEDAW FOUR-YEAR TERM UNITED NATIONS, 21 June, 2016 — Marion Bethel, the noted Bahamian attorney and author, is among the 11 experts elected to serve on the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), replacing those whose four-year terms are set to expire at the end of 2016….

UN CEDAW Elections Update

UN CEDAW Elections Update – 21st June, 2016   Ms. Marion Bethel of Bahamas Successful in Bid for Seat on Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)   UNITED NATIONS, New York — Ms. Marion Bethel, Bahamas candidate for CEDAW was successfully elected to serve for 4  years on the Committee.  She was endorsed…

National Day of Luxembourg

National Day of Luxembourg 21st June, 2016 The Honourable Frederick A. Mitchell, M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas conveyed to His Excellency Jean Asselborn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs of Luxembourg best wishes on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of Luxembourg’s National Day. Speaking on…

Sir Sidney Poitier Awards Ceremony Highlights

Sir Sidney Poitier Awards Ceremony   Nassau, Bahamas — June 20th, 2016 – Minister Mitchell is pictured at the Sir Sidney Poitier Awards Ceremony alongside Shanae Thomas, Head Girl of Eva Hilton Primary.

Minister Griffin at the CEDAW Elections

UNITED NATIONS, New York — On the eve of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) elections on 21 June, 2016, pictured in front from left to right: Miss. Phedra Rahming of Ministry of Social Services; Mrs. Marion Bethel, CEDAW Candidate; the Hon. Melanie Griffin, Bahamas Minister of Social Services and Community…

Sir Sidney Essay Competition Winners

Sir Sidney Essay Competition — Nassau, The Bahamas. 20th June, 2016. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with the winning students of the Sidney Poitier Essay competition. Left to right – Gabriel Josephs, Mary Star of the Sea School, Amelia Morgan, Temple Christian Academy, Kristlyn Burrows, Kingsway Academy, Minister Fred Mitchell, Kathleen Mendoza, St. Francis de Sale…