67th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

    GENEVA, Switzerland– The 67th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women was convened in Geneva, Switzerland from 3 – 21 July, 2017. Among the countries that came before the Committee pursuant to the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) were Italy, Thailand, Romania,…

Bahamians graduate from Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) in Washington DC

Bahamians graduate from Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) in Washington DC Pictured above – From Left to Right: Security Attache John Delancey; RBDF Lieutenant Commander Sonia Miller; Ambassador Eugene Newry; RBDF Lieutenant Commander Kenneth Forbes and Deputy Chief of Mission Chet Neymour at the graduation ceremony for the Caribbean Defense and Security Course (CDSC) at…

Sir Burton Hall’s Courtesy Call on Minister Henfield

28 July, 2017 Sir Burton Hall, a Bahamian and judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) pays courtesy call to Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield. Minister Henfield commended Sir Burton for his achievements and representing his country well. They exchanged gifts after discussing the role of the ICTY. Sir Burton…

SAC’s Robotics Engineering Team Greeted by Bahamas Washington Embassy

18 July, 2017 SAC’s Robotics Engineering Team Greeted by Bahamas Washington Embassy WASHINGTON, D.C.– The Bahamas Embassy visited a robotics engineering team of six students from St. Augustine College (SAC) on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, competing in the FIRST Global Challenge at Dar Constitution Hall, under the Grand Challenge Theme: Providing Access to Clean Water….

Brazil Ambassador Courtesy Call on Minister Henfield

Picture above: Brazil Ambassador to The Bahamas H.E. Carlos Eduardo Sette Camara Da Fonseca Costa and Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Darren Henfield. 27 July, 2017: Brazil Ambassador Courtesy Call on Minister Henfield Brazil Ambassador to The Bahamas H.E. Carlos Eduardo Sette Camara Da Fonseca Costa paid a courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs,…

Minister Henfield Courtesy Calls for July 24th

Haitian Ambassador, H.E. Jean-Victor Geneus, paid a courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield. During the meeting they discussed a range of issues, including the strengthening of relations between the two countries, the 40th Anniversary of the establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Haiti and The Bahamas, migration, security and the potential…

Highlights from Bahamas Independence Celebrations Haiti, 2017

Mr. Sean O. Gordon (First Secretary/Consul) giving Independence Remarks.   Min. Antonio Rodrigue (Min. of Foreign Affairs, Haiti) bringing Remarks. Mr. Sean O. Gordon (First Secretary/Consul) and wife along with entire Embassy Staff (Diplomatic & Local). (From L – R) Madam Dominique (Local Businesswoman) Mrs. Sherell Gordon , Mr. Sean Gordon, Chef Anthony Richardson (U.B.)…

Bahamian Delegation participates in OAS Small Business Development Study Tour

Picture above: Minister of State Kwasi Thompson greets other Members of the Bahamian delegation and local Bahamian Diaspora at a reception convened in honour of the OAS Small Business Development Centre Project at OAS HQ on Thursday, July 20th, 2017.   21 July, 2017 Press Release Bahamian Delegation participates in OAS Small Business Development Study…