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…

Scenes from the 7th ACS SUMMIT in Havana, Cuba

DPM Davis with DPM of Belize at 7th ACS SUMMIT – Havana, Cuba. 4th June, 2016. DPM Davis greeting PM of The Netherlands along with Minister Forbes and DG Haylock of MFA at 7th ACS SUMMIT DPM Davis greeting President Castro of Cuba at 7th ACS SUMMIT DPM Davis and Bahamas delegation meeting with Minister…

The Bahamas congratulates Denmark on its Constitution Day

Statement from the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of The Bahamas, the Hon. Fred Mitchell on the Constitution Day (Grundlovsdag) of Denmark. The Bahamas congratulates Denmark on its Constitution Day (Grundlovsdag), 5 June, which commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the Danish Constitution of 1849, establishing Denmark as a constitutional monarchy and also…

54th Anniversary of Samoa’s National Day

Statement From the Minister of Foreign Affairs & Immigration of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade of the Independent State of Samoa, on the 54th Anniversary of Samoa’s National Day Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 The Honourable Frederick A. Mitchell, M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of the…

STATEMENT BY FRED MITCHELL PRESS CONFERENCE ON IMMIGRATION MATTERS

STATEMENT BY FRED MITCHELL PRESS CONFERENCE ON IMMIGRATION MATTERS 1 June 2016 Check against delivery I would wish to respond to the comments of the Opposition spokesman on Immigration Hubert Chipman, reported in The Tribune yesterday, in which he used the word hypocrite to describe my intervention to caution Bahamians about allowing racism and jingoism…

Temporary Closure of New York Offices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM THE BAHAMAS MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND IMMIGRATION   IMPORTANT NOTICE:   Temporary Closure of New York Offices   Please be advised that due to the extensive damage caused by flooding during the weekend of February 16th, 2016, BAHAMAS HOUSE NEW YORK, inclusive of the Permanent Mission of the Commonwealth of…

United States Embassy Memorial Day Observances

Monday, May 30th, 2016   Nassau, The Bahamas — Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Leader of the Opposition Dr Hubert Minnis at U S Memorial Day observances at South West Road US Monumen. US Charge Lisa Johnson and Admiral Rick Snyder Commander North Com US Armed Forces are to the left.