High Commissioner (Designate) of Australia presents his Letter of Introduction

NASSAU — The official visit of His Excellency John Pilbeam, High Commissioner (Designate) of Australia to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas on the occasion of his Presentation of Letter of Introduction at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Pictured from left: Deputy Prime Minister the Hon. Philip Davis acting Minister of Foreign Affairs accepting letter from…

Sir Sidney Meets Essay Competition Winner

26th July, 2016 ~ Winner of Essay Competition meets Sir Sidney- Pictured L to R, Mr. Perry Davis, Aide to Foreign Minister; Hon. Fred Mitchell, Sir Sidney Poitier, Ms. Kristylyn Burrows, Mrs. Paula Burrows, Ms. Ieshia Deveaux, FSO Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Mr. Cedric Scott, Honorary Consul of The Bahamas in Los Angeles. At his…

Minister Mitchell pays a call on HC Cedric Scott

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Paula Burrows, Kristylyn Burrows (winner of The Sir Sidney Poitier Essay Competition) and Honorary Consul for The Bahamas in Los Angeles, Cedric Scott 25 July at dinner in Spago’s in Los Angeles.

H.E. Dr. Elwood Donaldson’s Presentation of Credentials

H.E. Dr. Elwood Donaldson’s Presentation of Credentials On Thursday, 21 July 2016, H.E. Dr. Elwood Donaldson formally presented to His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito, Letter of Credentials, formally accrediting him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Non-Resident) for the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to Japan. The Ambassador also presented the Letter of Recall of his predecessor…

Judge Burton Hall Re-appointed to UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals

Judge Burton Hall Re-appointed to UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals 24th July, 2016 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration is pleased to advise that Judge Burton Hall, a distinguished Bahamian jurist, has been re-appointed by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban ki-Moon, to serve on the United Nations Mechanism for International…

Minister of Foreign Affairs pays call on Baroness Patricia Scotland

London, England – July 22nd — Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell pictured seated with the Secretary General of the Commonwealth Baroness Patricia Scotland, standing behind from left are Foreign Service Officer Marchea Mackey, FAS Frank Davis, Lolita Applewaite, Chief of Staff, High Commissioner Ed Bethel, Foreign Service Officer Tyson McKenzie and Foreign Service Officer…

Statement From The Ministry of Foreign Affairs On Events In Germany

Statement From The Ministry of Foreign Affairs On Events In Germany   For Immediate Release 23rd July 2016   The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has been following the horrific shooting incident in Germany, resulting in the tragic deaths of nine persons and injury of others.   Our thoughts and prayers are with the…

10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING EMBASSY IN CUBA

PRESS RELEASE CELEBRATIONS OF THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF THE EMBASSY OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS IN HAVANA, CUBA AND THE BAHAMAS 43RD ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE The Embassy of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas in Havana, The Republic of Cuba, recently celebrated the 10th Anniversary of its Opening and The Bahamas’ 43rd…