BAHAMAS HOSTS 43RD ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE RECEPTION – GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

On 12 July, 2016, H.E. Rhoda M. Jackson, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United Nations Office in Geneva and staff of the Mission, hosted the diplomatic community and members of the Bahamian diaspora in Geneva, Switzerland to a reception on the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of independence of the Commonwealth…

BAHAMIAN DANCE STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL DANCE EXPERIENCE

CHICAGO, Illinois – Hon. Michael C. Fountain, Bahamas Honorary Consul to Chicago, met with visiting Bahamians at the legendary Ruth Page School of Dance, which held its Student Showcase for its Summer Intensive International Dance Experience on Friday, July 15, 2016. Bahamian dance students Cai Strachan and Kennedy Lightbourne were in Chicago with their instructor…

Independence Celebrations in Overtown

Miami, Florida — Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with flag detail for the Independence Celebrations in Overtown, Miami 17th July at St. Matthew’s Baptist Church. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Marla Ivy and Michael McKay, cousins of the Minister at the Independence Anniversary service on 17 July in Miami. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Joshua and…

THINGS TO DO DC AGAIN SPONSORS “A NIGHT IN BAHAMAS” AT EMBASSY

THINGS TO DO DC AGAIN SPONSORS “A NIGHT IN BAHAMAS” AT EMBASSY WASHINGTON, D.C. – The patio and garden area of the Embassy of The Bahamas, 2220 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., was again transformed into a party scene as THINGS TO DO D.C. held another social event for young professionals in the Washington, D.C., area on…

Statement From The Ministry of Foreign Affairs On Events In Nice

Statement From The Ministry of Foreign Affairs On Events In Nice For Immediate Release 14 July 2016   Tonight the Minister of Foreign Affairs issued the following message to the French Ambassador to The Bahamas resident in Panama:   I am watching the horrid events in Nice. Please be advised that The Bahamas registers its…

CONSUL GENERAL RANDY ROLLE AMONG MEN OF INFLUENCE HONOURED BY ABL

ATLANTA, Georgia — Hon. Randy Rolle, Bahamas Consul General to Atlanta, was among those honoured by the Atlanta Business League (ABL) at their 10th Annual Men of Influence Reception and Induction Ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Others honoured included Mr. Lee Baker, Apex Financial Services; Mr. Sterling Coleman, SJAC…

COMMEMORATIVE GAVEL

WASHINGTON, D.C. — His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming (center), Ambassador and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the OAS and the new Chair of the OAS Permanent Council, presents a commemorative gavel to his predecessor, His Excellency Juan José Arcuri (right), Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Argentina to the OAS, during a meeting of the…

INDEPENDENCE PICNIC IN CHICAGO

CHICAGO, Illinois – Hon. Michael C. Fountain, Bahamas Honorary Consul to Chicago, joined local and visiting Bahamians at the annual Bahamas Association picnic at Foster Beach on Saturday, July 9, 2016, celebrating the 43rd anniversary of The Bahamas’ attainment of independence from Great Britain on July 10, 1973. The Bahamas Consulate Chicago helped sponsor the…

FAREWELL TOAST

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After presiding over his first meeting as Chair of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming (center), The Bahamas’ Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the OAS and Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, is pictured with H.E….