Convention Against Torture Initiative (CTI) paid a courtesy call on the Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs

13 November, 2017 Convention Against Torture Initiative (CTI) paid a courtesy call on the Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs Nassau, Bahamas – Members of the Convention Against Torture Initiative (CTI) paid a courtesy call on the Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and senior Ministry Officials.  The delegation was headed by H.E. Mr….

United Nations Observes World Diabetes Day

                14 November, 2017 United Nations Observes World Diabetes Day Globally, an estimated 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980. The global prevalence of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7% to 8.5% in the adult population. This…

BAHAMIAN PARTICIPANTS IN YLAI PAY COURTESY CALL ON CONSUL GENERAL THEO NEILLY

6  November, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mr. Theo Neilly, Bahamas Consul General to Washington, D.C., welcomed three Bahamian participants of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows during a courtesy call at the Embassy Consular Annex of The Bahamas on Monday, 6th November, 2017. The YLAI is a five-week program sponsored by the U.S….

US Embassy New Charge d’affairs Courtesy Call on Prime Minister

10 November, 2017 US EMBASSY OFFICIAL CALL ON PM THIS MORNING United States Charge d’affaires Mr. J. Denver Herren paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, The Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on 10 November, 2017.  Also present were Minister of Foreign Affairs, Darren Henfield and the former Charge d’affaires, Lisa Johnson.  

Congratulatory Message for Austria National Day

26 October, 2017 National Day of Austria   The Government of The Bahamas extends its sincere congratulations to the Government and People of the Republic of Austria as they celebrate their sixty-second Anniversary of Independence.   The Government of The Bahamas remains committed to working together with the Government of Austria to deepen relations and…

Consular Division welcomes newly appointed Consular Generals

20 October, 2017 Consular Division welcomes newly appointed Consular Generals On Friday, 20 October, 2017  FAS Ordette Wells-Simms along with the staff of the Consular Division welcomed the newly appointed Consular Generals to their office for a hands-on briefing and overview of the workings of the division. The Diplomats expressed their excitement about being there…

Economic and Social Council discuss the recent Hurricanes in the Caribbean Region

24 October 2017 Economic and Social Council discuss the recent Hurricanes in the Caribbean Region United Nations – Amb Sheila Carey participating in a meeting of the Economic and Social Council to discuss the recent Hurricanes in the Caribbean region. Panelists included representatives from the CARICOM Secretariat, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the…

World Development Information Day

24 October, 2017 World Development Information Day “Information and communications technologies have the potential to provide new solutions to development challenges, particularly in the context of globalization, and can foster economic growth, competitiveness, access to information and knowledge, poverty eradication and social inclusion.” — General Assembly Resolution The General Assembly in 1972 established World Development Information…