Government Appoints Parole/Re-Entry Steering Committee

Minister of National Security the Hon. Dr. Bernard Nottage, at podium, addresses the Citizen Security and Justice Programme launch, May 9, 2016, at the British Colonial Hilton. Dr. Nottage said a more modern and progressive correctional system – one that is not simply concerned with holding prisoners or managing them, but focused on the full…

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (VISAS) Regulations, 2015

Nassau, The Bahamas, 30 January, 2015 – Pursuant to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Act, 2014, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas is responsible for the coordination, regulation and implementation of visa regulations for The Bahamas. As such, all policies, and the establishment of criteria and negotiations for the abolition…

Cunningham is the next featured speaker for Young Bahamians Conversation series

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mr. Dion Cunningham, a doctoral student at the University of Maryland School of Music, will be the featured speaker at the Bahamas Embassy’s “YOUNG BAHAMIANS CONVERSATION SERIES” on Friday, May 20, 2016, beginning at 6:00 pm at the Embassy, 2220 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. He will speak on the topic, “Investment in the…

French police attache pays courtesy call on Bahamas Ambassador eugene g. Newry

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mr. Pierre-Edouard Colliex, Police and Homeland Security Attache of the Embassy of France, paid a courtesy call on H.E. Dr. Eugene G. Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at the Embassy of The Bahamas, 2220 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. Ambassador Newry was accompanied by Mr. Chet D….

ICAOs Sixth Meeting of the North American Central American and Caribbean Directors

Authored by: Bahamas Information Services Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 11, 2016     NASSAU, The Bahamas — Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie addresses the Opening Ceremony of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Sixth Meeting of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Directors of Civil Aviation at…

Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe Welcomes Rotarians

Authored by: Bahamas Information Services Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 11, 2016     NASSAU, The Bahamas — Minister of Tourism the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe, pictured at the podium, welcomed a large group of Rotarians from The Bahamas and countries around the world, at a luncheon at Atlantis recently.  Visiting The Bahamas was Rotary…

Minister Griffin Thanks Friends of Grand Bahama Childrens Home

Authored by: Robyn Adderley Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 13, 2016     FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Minister of Social Services and Community Development, the Hon. Melanie Griffin, on Thursday acknowledged and expressed appreciation to all those who contribute to the operation of the Grand Bahama Children’s Home. Quoting the African proverb, “It takes…

Statement by Ministry of foreign affairs

For Immediate Release HMBS Flamingo Sinking Remembered The Foreign Ministers of the Caricom region in their annual meeting being held in Kingstown in St Vincent and the Grenadines took note of the anniversary of the sinking of the HMBS Flamingo on 10 May 1980. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell recalled the day and thanked the government…

Pm At Energy Summit

PM AT ENERGY SUMMIT WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie (right) is pictured with United States Vice President Joseph Biden (left) and other members of the U.S. delegation on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at the U.S.-Caribbean-Central American Energy Summit chaired by Vice President Biden in Washington, D.C. The Summit, which brought together Caribbean…

Government Appoints Parole Re-Entry Steering Committee

Authored by: Matt Maura Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: May 10, 2016   Minister of National Security the Hon. Dr. Bernard Nottage, at podium, addresses the Citizen Security and Justice Programme launch, May 9, 2016, at the British Colonial Hilton. Dr. Nottage said a more modern and progressive correctional system – one that is not…