Posted on: May 24, 2016


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 Office of the Mayor with her Director of Religious Affairs. From left to right are: Rev. Thomas L. Bowen, Assistant Minister at historic Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.; Bishop Gregory K. Minnis, New Jerusalem Church; Bishop Albert Hepburn, United Christian; Rev. Roslyn Astwood, St. Stephen’s Baptist Church; Dr. Donald Isaac; Mrs. Paulette Zonicle, Bahamas Consul General to Washington, D.C.; Mr. Chris Gardiner, a Bahamian national who is President of Gardiner, Kamya & Associates, P.C.; Rev. Dr. Ranford Patterson, President of the BCC; and Rev. Dr. Deanza Cunningham, Christ Community. Mr. Gardner, whose company is based in Washington, D.C., was instrumental, along with Consul General Zonicle, in arranging the visit to D.C. by the Bahamian religious leaders. He also hosted a luncheon for the group on Wednesday at the Lauriol Plaza Restaurant in downtown Washington.

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Ministry of Health Press Release – Ebola Remains Unlikely

Authored by: Ministry of Health Source: Ministry of Health Date: March 28, 2016   The Ministry of Health and its agencies including the Public Hospitals Authority, Department of Public Health and the Pan American Health Organization in an update this morning maintains that a suspected case of Ebola at the Princess Margret Hospital is unlikely….

Ministry of foreign affairs press statement on allegations regarding the nationality of the belgium bombing suspect

NASSAU, Bahamas, 24 March, 2016 — The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas expresses its prayers and sympathy to the Government and people of the Kingdom of Belgium over the tragic loss of life, injury and destruction during the recent terrorist attacks. The Government reaffirms its commitment to the fight against terrorism in all…

Statement on the Belgium Bombings

The Bahamas stands with the people of Belgium today in the face of another act of terror that demonstrates the all too real radicalization of extremist views in modern life. We pledge to continue to work together with the world community to stop these atrocities. We offer our condolences and sympathy to the Government and…

CG attends reception for csw 60 delegates

NEW YORK — Hon. Forrester J. Carroll, Bahamas Consul General to New York, attended a reception hosted by H.E. Dr. Elliston Rahming, Bahamas Ambassador to the United Nations and the Organization of American States (OAS), on Friday, March 18, 2016, at Alibaba Restaurant, 862 Second Avenue, for Bahamian delegates attending the sixtieth session of the…

Rahming and Mexican envoy

NEW YORK  H.E. Ambassador Juan Jose Gomez-Camacho, newly appointed Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations, on Friday, March 18, 2016, paid a courtesy call on H.E. Ambassador Elliston Rahming, Bahamas Permanent Representative to the UN and the Organization of American States (OAS). The two envoys discussed areas of common interest and concern, including…