New Chinese Ambassador-designate makes a courtesy call

May 24th, NASSAU — H.E. Dr. Huan Qinguo, Ambassador-designate of the People’s Republic of China to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas made a courtesy call on the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, the Hon. Philip Davis (DPM) and presented the copie d’usage of his Letters of Credence.  Also present from the Netherlands were…

STUDENT REGISTERS TO VOTE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Preparations have been made for eligible Bahamian citizens to register and to vote overseas in the upcoming Constitutional referendum in an Advanced Poll on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Jennille McDonald, a student at American University here is D.C., decided that she wanted to be among those Bahamians in the diaspora who took…

High Commissioner Bethel Presents Credentials in Pretoria, South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa – His Excellency, Eldred Bethel is The Bahamas’ first nonresident Ambassador to South Africa. High Commissioner Bethel presented his credentials on Friday, May 13th, 2016 to President Jacob Zuma. Captioned: (Mrs Dawne Bethel, President Jacob Zuma and His Excellency Eldred Bethel during the Credentials ceremony May 13th, 2016.)

BCC GROUP MEETS WITH RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS DIRECTOR

WASHINGTON, D.C. — During their courtesy call on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 on the Rev. Donald Isaac, Director of Religious Affairs in the Executive Office of D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, the group of religious leaders from the Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) who are on a three-day visit to Washington, D.C., are pictured at the Executive…

BAHAMAS CHRISTIAN COUNCIL GROUP ON THREE-DAY VISIT TO WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A group of religious leaders from the Bahamas Christian Council (BCC), led by BCC President Rev. Dr. Ranford Patterson, are currently on a three-day visit to Washington, D.C. Also included in the group, which arrived in D.C. on Tuesday, May 17, and is scheduled to leave on Friday, are Pastor Dale Moss…

Communication by Fred Mitchell MP On A Question of Privilege

Communication by Fred Mitchell MP On A Question of Privilege 18th May 2016 House of Assembly Nassau Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of privilege. You will recall that when the House of Assembly met over the last few weeks, on each occasion I was out of the country on official business. I spoke…

RAHMING CHAIRS CRULAC MEETING

NEW YORK — His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming (second from right), Ambassador and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United Nations and the Organization of American States (OAS), in his capacity as Chairman of the Group of Latin American and Caribbean States (GRULAC) for the month of May, chaired the Special Meeting on Thursday,…

GG Paulette Zonicle meets Prime Minister Edi Rama of the Republic of Albania

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Paulette Zonicle, Consul General of the Embassy Consular Annex was the special guest of the Embassy of Albania at a reception, to welcome Edi Rama, Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania. The theme of the reception was “Albanian American Success Stories”, which highlighted the important contributions of Albanian-Americans in the United…