Foreign Service Officer (FSO) Anastacia Minnis Shares Experience during Course in the Netherlands

11 August, 2017 FSO Anastacia Minnis recently returned from the Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations Diplomatic Training Programme for Junior Diplomats. This four-week program provided various aspects concerning international relations, cultural diversity, country branding and the international courts system. FSO Minnis shared her experience in the Netherlands with her colleagues at the Bahamas’ Ministry…

Passport Collection Returns to Passport Office Headquarters, Thompson Boulevard/University Drive

8th August, 2017 For Immediate Release Passport Collection Returns to Passport Office Headquarters, Thompson Boulevard/University Drive Following a successful exercise to facilitate the collection of new e-passports at a Special Collection Centre, the Passport Office has announced that passport collection/Issuance Centre returns to the regular headquarters on Thompson Boulevard/University Drive, effective Monday 14th August. Chief…

Bahamas Congratulates Ecuador on Independence Day

August 10, 2017 Bahamas Congratulates Ecuador on Independence Day The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas extends its congratulations to the Government and People of the Republic of Ecuador as they celebrate their Independence. We wish for continued success and blessings for the Government and People the Republic of Ecuador.

Bahamas Congratulates Jamaica on Independence Day

August 7, 2017 Bahamas Congratulates Jamaica on Independence Day The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas extends its congratulations to the Government and People of Jamaica as they celebrated their independence on Monday. The Bahamas and Jamaica’s strong diplomatic relations continue to deepen as the similarities between our cultural and colonial history foster our…

RandiBlue Hanna completes internship at Bahamas Embassy in Washington DC

Caption – At the completion of her internship programme, Ms. Randiblue Hanna is pictured with Mr. Chet Neymour, Bahamas Chargé at the Embassy in Washington, D.C., and other members of the diplomatic staff. From left to right: Mr. Mikhail Bullard, Second Secretary; Miss Tracee Dorestant, Second Secretary; Mrs. Jade Williams, Second Secretary; Intern RandiBlue Hanna;…

67th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

    GENEVA, Switzerland– The 67th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women was convened in Geneva, Switzerland from 3 – 21 July, 2017. Among the countries that came before the Committee pursuant to the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) were Italy, Thailand, Romania,…

Bahamians graduate from Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) in Washington DC

Bahamians graduate from Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) in Washington DC Pictured above – From Left to Right: Security Attache John Delancey; RBDF Lieutenant Commander Sonia Miller; Ambassador Eugene Newry; RBDF Lieutenant Commander Kenneth Forbes and Deputy Chief of Mission Chet Neymour at the graduation ceremony for the Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) at…

Sir Burton Hall’s Courtesy Call on Minister Henfield

28 July, 2017 Sir Burton Hall, a Bahamian and judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) pays courtesy call to Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield. Minister Henfield commended Sir Burton for his achievements and representing his country well. They exchanged gifts after discussing the role of the ICTY. Sir Burton…

SAC’s Robotics Engineering Team Greeted by Bahamas Washington Embassy

18 July, 2017 SAC’s Robotics Engineering Team Greeted by Bahamas Washington Embassy WASHINGTON, D.C.– The Bahamas Embassy visited a robotics engineering team of six students from St. Augustine College (SAC) on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, competing in the FIRST Global Challenge at Dar Constitution Hall, under the Grand Challenge Theme: Providing Access to Clean Water….