Bahamas Beach Soccer team beats Team USA in Spiez, Switzerland

Team Bahamas beat Team USA in the closing game of the summer training programme held on Saturday 20 August, 2016 in Spiez, Switzerland. The team, who has been training in Basel, Switzerland for the past 5 weeks competed with teams from around the world including Estonia, Italy, France, Tahiti and The United States. The team,…

Congratulations to The Bahamas Men’s 4×400 Team

August 20th Rio, Brazil — The Bahamas Men’s Olympic Team captured a Bronze Medal for The Bahamas in the 4×400 Relays tonight at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Congratulates all the runners on a job well done.  

Overseas Missions Congratulate Shaunae Miller

Bahamas Embassy Consular Annex in Washington DC Congratulates Shaunae Miller August 22 Washington, DC — Pictured is a poster at the congratulating Shaunae Miller, which is currently on display at the Bahamas Embassy Consular Annex in Washington DC congratulating Shaunae Miller for winning Gold at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. The Bahamas High Commission…

2016 CHINESE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD CEREMONY

2016 CHINESE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD CEREMONY August 16 NASSAU, Bahamas — Chinese Ambassador H.E. Huang Qinguo held a ceremony for the 2016 Chinese Scholarship recipients at the Chinese Embassy in New Providence. In attendance were Foreign Affairs Director General Mrs. Sharon Haylock who gave brief remarks to all recipients present.  

Notice: Fire At Bahamas High Commission London

Notice from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration – Fire At Bahamas High Commission London August 16 There has been a fire at the Chancery Building of The Bahamas High Commission in London. All staff members are safe. The initial assessment is that the damage has been minor, affecting primarily the back, exterior area…

Minister of Foreign Affairs Statement On A Point of Privilege

Statement to the House by Fred Mitchell MP Fox Hill 15 August 2016 On A Point of Privilege Check against delivery Joseph Darville writing in the press this morning and in a note sent to my e mail address has appealed to you as Speaker to stop what he says is “ madness”, that is…

CONGRATULATIONS to Shaunae Miller from The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Statement From The Ministry of Foreign AffairsAnd Immigration For Immediate Release 16 August 2016 The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell  has  instructed all offices of The Bahamas overseas  to put in the  front of house  today the largest  possible  photo of Shaunae Miller crossing the finish line  in the  400 metre  Olympic…

AMBASSADOR HIGHLIGHTS HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF EMANCIPATION DAY

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Speaking at the regular meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) Permanent Council held on Thursday, August 11, 2016, His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, used the occasion to highlight the historical significance of Emancipation Day, which was celebrated in The Bahamas on August 1. “I…

PERMANENT COUNCIL OF OAS URGES ACTION IN HAITI TO GUARANTEE ELECTIONS ON OCTOBER 9

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Thursday, August 11, 2016, called on all Haitian political and social actors to fully “assume their responsibilities and take all necessary measures to conclude the electoral process by holding free, fair and transparent elections on October 9.” In a Declaration adopted…