REMARKS BY MR PETER DEVEAUX-ISAACS, PERMANENT SECRETARY, ON THE OCCASION OF THE CELEBRATION OF THE 2020 CHINESE SPRING FESTIVAL IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS

The Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, MP, Minister of Education, The Hon. Brian Moree, QC, Chief Justice, Dame Marguerite Pindling, Former Governor-General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, The Hon. Philip Davis, MP, Leader of Her Majesty’s Official Opposition, Members of Parliament, Your Excellency, Ambassador HUANG Qinguo, and Madam ZHENG Chuncao, Senior Government Officials, Members of the…

2020 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR CITIZENS OF OAS MEMBER STATES — GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

The Department of Human Development, Education & Employment of the Executive Secretariat for Integral Development, through the OAS Partnerships Program for Education & Training, invites Bahamian nationals to submit applications to become recipients of scholarships and study in China at all levels.   The document also lists the following info: Application criteria & eligibility Scholarship…

India’s High Commissioner Pays Courtesy Call at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

NASSAU, The Bahamas — India’s High Commissioner to The Bahamas His Excellency M. Sevala Naik (centre left) paid a courtesy call at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, January 8, 2020 where he was greeted by Permanent Secretary Peter Deveaux Isaacs and other officials of the Ministry.  Pictured from left during the courtesy call: Foreign Service…

Bahamas-CARDI Host Country Agreement Signing Ceremony

    9 December 2019 – The Executive Director of the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), Mr Barton A. Clarke, paid a courtesy call on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Bahamas to sign a Host Country Agreement to further facilitate the work of CARDI in The Bahamas.   The Hon. Marvin…

“DECEMBER 10, 2019: THE SEVENTY-FIRST (71ST) ANNIVERSARY OF THE ADOPTION OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS”

Today, December 10, 2019, the Government and people of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas join the international community in commemorating the Seventy-first Anniversary of the Adoption of the Universal Declaration of the Human Rights. The United Nations General Assembly Resolution 423 of December 4, 1950, invited all Member-States and interested organisations to adopt December 10…

THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS SIGNS CARIFORUM-UK EPA

LONDON, England — On Wednesday 27th November 2019, the Commonwealth of The Bahamas became the latest country of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to ensure trade continuity with the UK following on from the ten-year-old economic partnership agreement (EPA) signed between the Caribbean Forum (CARIFORUM) and the European Union. Signing the EPA between CARIFORUM states and…

Suriname 45th Independence

The Government and people of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas congratulate the Government and people of the Republic of Suriname on forty-five (45) years of nationhood. The Bahamas and Suriname have enjoyed diplomatic ties over the past Forty (40) years. The Bahamas offers its best wishes to the Government and people of Suriname for lasting…