Statement On the death of Dereck Alton Walcott

Statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 March 2017 On the death of Dereck Alton Walcott (Via the Bahamas Information Services) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has issued a statement on the death of Caribbean Nobel Prize winning poet, Dereck Alton Walcott. The Bahamas along with the…

Congratulations on Netherlands Election

17 March The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas has congratulated the Government of the Netherlands on the successful exercise of democracy in its recent elections. The Government of The Bahamas looks forward to continuing the mutually cordial and long standing friendly relationship between the two countries. Diplomatic Relations between The Bahamas and the…

18th CARICOM-JAPAN Consultation 14th March, 2017 – Georgetown, Guyana

  A delegation from The Bahamas attended the 18th CARICOM-JAPAN Consultation 14th March, 2017 – Georgetown, Guyana. The delegation was headed by The Bahamas Ambassador to UNESCO and Japan, Dr. Elwood Donaldson who was accompanied by Deputy Permanent Secretary Eugene Torchon-Newry and CARICOM Desk Officer, Charlene Johnson.   During the Meeting CARICOM Member States and Japan…

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) Commences

  Under the priority theme ‘Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work,’ the Sixty-First Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) commenced on Monday, March 13, 2017 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The CSW is the principal global intergovernmental body dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and…

CUBAN AMBASSADOR MEETS WITH AMBASSADOR NEWRY

WASHINGTON, D.C. — His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry (right), Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, met with H.E. Mr. José Ramón Cabañas Rodriguez,​ Ambassador of Cuba to the United States, on Tuesday, March 6, 2017, at the Embassy of The Bahamas, 2220 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. The two envoys discussed matters of mutual interest to their…