OAS TO DEPLOY ELECTORAL OBSERVER MISSION TO BAHAMAS GENERAL ELECTIONS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Organization of American States (OAS) will deploy an Electoral Observation Mission to the general elections in The Bahamas on May 10, 2017, according to the agreement signed on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 between OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro and the Interim Representative of The Bahamas to the OAS, Mr. Chet Neymour,…

CONSUL GENERAL ROLLE HONOURED

ATLANTA, Georgia — The Hon. Randy Rolle, Bahamas Consul General to Atlanta, was among the honorees at the 16th annual Atlanta Technical College Bridge Builder Awards dinner held at the Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The Bridge Builder Awards is an annual event hosted by the Atlanta Technical College Foundation…

Conch Exportation from The Bahamas

1 May 2017 Nassau, Bahamas News Release For Immediate Release Conch Exportation from The Bahamas The Ministry of Foreign Affairs releases for the general information of travellers that the fisheries regulations of The Bahamas allow for the export of up to ten pounds (10 lbs.) of conch meat as personal baggage without the requirement of…

16th CEPA Session

Ms Rowena Bethel, Bahamas Expert on the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) in conversation with the Director of the Department of Public Administration and Development Management, Ms. Marion Barthelemy during the 16th session of CEPA, New York 24 – 28 April 2017. The main subject of discussion was “Ensuring effective implementation of…

Sustainable Development Forum

Foreign Service Officers Charmaine Williams and Chanelle Brown attending the first session of the Sustainable Development Forum of Latin American and Caribbean States, Mexico, 26 April 2017

ANZAC Day in Port of Spain

ANZAC Day in Port of Spain, 2017 April 25. Left to right: Dr E Monica Davis Honorary Consul for The Bahamas and Dean of the Consular Corps of Trinidad and Tobago, His Excellency John Pilbeam, High Commissioner for Australia and Her Excellency Carla Hogan-Rufelds, High Commissioner for Canada. The short ceremony, held on an annual…

16th CEPA Session

Ms Rowena Bethel making a presentation on the use of ICTs to support institutional arrangements for the SDGs at the 16th session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA), United Nations, New York 24 – 28 April 2017. The main subject of discussion was “Ensuring effective implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals: leadership,…

OAS STRENGTHENS CICAD EXECUTIVE SECRETARIAT WITH RECENT APPOINTMENT

By MATT MAURA Bahamas Information Services WASHINGTON, D.C., USA – The Organization of American States (OAS) has fulfilled the wishes of OAS Member States to strengthen the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) Executive Secretariat by appointing Ambassador Adam Namm to the post of Executive Secretary of CICAD. The appointment was made in December 2016. …

BAHAMAS ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN EFFORTS TO ADDRESS ‘WORLD DRUG PROBLEM’

By MATT MAURA Bahamas Information Services WASHINGTON, D.C., USA – The Bahamas remains committed to supporting the work of the Organization of American States (OAS) in identifying effective ways in which to address the world drug problem, Dr. Elliston Rahming, Bahamas Ambassador to the United Nations and Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States…

BAHAMAS EMBASSY HOSTS “THINGS TO DO DC” CARIBBEAN CELEBRATION EVENT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bahamas was again revisited as a focus of an event sponsored by THINGS TO DO D.C. that has become a staple social event for young professionals in the Washington, D.C., area on Friday night April 21, 2017. Billed as an occasion to introduce D.C. young professionals to the “Spirit of Nassau…