DANCE FEST AT HIGH TEA CONCERT

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Shaback, the renowned Bahamian gospel ensemble, performed several gospel songs at the start of Bahamian High Tea and Concert at the Hyatt in Bethesda on Sunday, July 10, 2016, one of the events held over the weekend celebrating the 43rd anniversary of The Bahamas’ attainment of independence from Great Britain. They came…

DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH MONGOLIA

NEW YORK — A signing ceremony on the occasion of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and Mongolia was held on Friday, July 8, 2016, at the Permanent Mission of Mongolia to the United Nations. The Joint Communique on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the two countries was…

AMBASSADOR SIGNING BOOK OF CONDOLENCES TO MANNING

WASHINGTON, D.C. — His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, is pictured signing the Book of Condolences to former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Patrick Manning on Friday, July 8, 2016, at the Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, 1708 Massachusetts Avenue, NW. Looking on is Warrant Officer Duane…

The Bahamas 43rd Anniversary of Independence

Friday, 8th July 2016 The Bahamas 43rd Anniversary of Independence   On behalf of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, I am pleased to join Bahamians throughout the nation, as well as those abroad, in celebrating the 43rdIndependence Day Anniversary of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. This July 10th 2016 marks forty three years…

HAITI ENVOY COURTESY CALL ON DR. NEWRY

WASHINGTON, D.C. — His Excellency Jean-Victor Harvel Jean-Baptiste, Republic of Haiti Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States (OAS), paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, on Friday, July 8, 2016, at The Bahamas Embassy, 2220 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. The two envoys discussed…

PRESENTATION TO DERRY STRACHAN

PRESENTATION TO DERRY STRACHAN WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ms. Paulette Zonicle, Bahamas Consul General to Washington, D.C., presents a gift to Ms. Derry Strachan (left) on Friday, July 1, 2016, her last day as a receptionist at the Bahamas Embassy Consular Annex, 1025 Vermont Avenue, N.W., as Ms. Faith Maycock (right), Third Secretary/Vice Consul, looks on.