FOUNTAIN ATTENDS ASSOCIATION MEETING

SKOKIE, Illinois -The Hon. Michael C. Fountain (second from right), Bahamas Honorary Consul to Chicago, attended the first meeting of the Bahamas Association of Chicago for the new year on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Mr. Fountain presented highlights of consular activities for 2016 and discussed the collaborative opportunities available to the Bahamas Association and the…

Press Conference on the 9th OAS Ministers of Education Conference

  31 January   Nassau, Bahamas — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell (right) with Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald at the press conference announcing the 9th OAS Ministers of Education conference to be held in Nassau next week. With the Minister Janice Knowles (left) and Saretha Clarke Coordinators of the conference for…

Press Conference on The Bahamas Symposium 2017

Nassau, Bahamas — Press Conference held today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to announce the Symposium on Implementing the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Minister of Foreign affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell, Minister Khaalis Rolle and Dr. Nicola Virgill-Rolle Director of Economic Development and Planning Office of the Prime…

Press Conference on Signing of AUTEC Lease Renewal

VIDEO – Press Conference on Signing of AUTEC Lease Renewal. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell addressing the media. VIDEO – Press Conference on Signing of AUTEC Lease Renewal. US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Lisa Johnson taking questions from the press. HAPPENING NOW: VIDEO – Press Conference on Signing of AUTEC Lease Renewal. The…

Press Conference for the launch of upgrades to the new E-Passport System

HAPPENING NOW: Press Conference for the launch of upgrades to the new E-Passport System. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell, Permanent Secretary Shelia Carey, Chief Passport Officer Clarence Russell, Director William Nottage along with representatives of Canadian Bank Note present for the launch.

13th CELAC Ministerial Meeting, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Protocol officer Brenda Rodriguez with Director General Brennen-Haylock and Foreign Service Officer Shagerra Edgecombe attending the V CELAC Summit. DG Haylock Greeting President Medina of Dominican Republic at opening of 5th CELAC Summit.   Director General Sharon Brennen-Haylock (center) at 5th CELAC Summit in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic along with Deputy Permanent Secretary Freddie Tucker…

TECHNICAL BRIEFING WITH MINISTER

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bahamian diplomats participate in a technical briefing session with the Hon. Fred Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, during his visit to engage with officials while in Washington D.C., January 23 -25, 2017. Pictured clockwise from left are Ms. Jade Williams, Third Secretary, Embassy of The Bahamas; Mr. Chet Neymour, Deputy…

DG PAYS COURTESY CALL ON MENDEZ

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mrs. Sharon Brennen-Haylock, Director General of the Bahamas Ministry of Foreign Affairs, paid a courtesy call on OAS Assistant Secretary General Nestor Mendez on Monday, January 23, 2017, at the OAS main building, 17th Street and Constitution Ave., N.W.

THE BAHAMAS ACCEDES TO 1928 CONVENTION ON PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, January 23, 2017, The Bahamas deposited its instrument of accession to the 1928 Convention on Private International Law (Bustamante Code). Mrs. Sharon Brennen-Haylock, Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, deposited the instrument on behalf of The Bahamas at the administrative building of the Organization of American States (OAS), 19th…