Happy International Women’s Day 2017

8 March 2017 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration takes this opportunity to join millions around the world in the celebration of International Women’s Day, the theme of which is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. The world of work is changing, with significant implications for women. On International…

Bahamas Delegation Attends Saint Lucia’s 38th Independence Anniversary

  Saint Lucia gained its Independence on February 22, 1979 so, in keeping with the Government’s initiative to enhance a positive relationship particularly with its CARICOM colleagues, The Bahamas was proud to be a part of Saint Lucia’s 38th Independence Anniversary. Representing The Bahamas during the period 21-23 February, 2017, in Saint Lucia were Parliamentary…

VENEY PAYS COURTESY CALL ON AMBASSADOR

VENEY PAYS COURTESY CALL ON AMBASSADOR WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mr. Jason Veny, a labour lawyer with the Washington-based law firm Murphy Anderson PLLC, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, at the Bahamas Embassy, 2220 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., on Friday, March 3, 2017. Mr. Veny and…

Bahamas on US State Department’s 2016 Human Rights Report

Bahamas on US State Department’s 2016 Human Rights Report In response to media inquiries and for general information, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Immigration notes that representatives of The Bahamas Government spoke with representatives of the United States Government prior to the release of the US State Department’s 2016 report on human rights in…

Press Statement on the passing of former President Rene Preval of Haiti.

3rd March, 2017 News Release For Immediate Release The Government of The Bahamas has expressed the country’s sadness at the passing of former President Rene Preval of Haiti. President Preval assisted his country in its pursuit of lasting democracy and was elected to his office twice. The Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell has followed up this…