Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between The Bahamas and Mauritius

On 18th January 2017 the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the Republic of Mauritius formalized diplomatic relations by way of the execution of a Joint Communique. The Joint Communique was signed by His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United Nations on behalf of the Government of The…

Foreign Service Officer DeAndra Cartwright meets Pope Francis at Annual Meeting of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See

9 January   Vatican, Rome — Foreign Service Officer DeAndra Cartwright meets His Holiness, Pope Francis, at the Apostolic Palace of the Vatican on Monday January 9, 2017, while accompanying His Excellency, Sean McWeeney QC, The Bahamas’ Non-Resident Ambassador to the Holy See, attending the Annual Meeting of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy…

Presentation of copie d’usage Ambassador designate of Belgium

17 January Nassau, Bahamas — His Excellency Dirk Wouters Ambassador-designate of Belgium to The Bahamas presented his credentials a the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Goodman’s Bay Corporate Center, 17 January, 2017. Pictured from left in Ms. Meryl Deveaux Head of Technical Assistance and Honorary Consul Division, Mr. Freddie Tucker Head of Americas Division, H.E. Dirk…

BAHAMIANS IN MIDWEST SHOW SUPPORT FOR BUDDY HIELD AT MEET AND GREET

BAHAMIANS IN MIDWEST SHOW SUPPORT FOR BUDDY HIELD AT MEET AND GREET CHICAGO, Illinois – The Hon. Michael C. Fountain, Bahamas Honorary Consul to Chicago, and Mr. Cyril Jervis, President of Bahamas Association of Chicago, facilitated a post-game meet and greet with Bahamian basketball sensation Buddy Hield at the Chicago Bulls vs. New Orleans Pelicans…

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE CLOSURE OF THE PASSPORT OFFICE

PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS & IMMIGRATION ON THE CLOSURE OF THE PASSPORT OFFICE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16th January 2017 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration wishes to inform the general public that the government intends to introduce a new series of passports at the end of January 2017. To facilitate…

AMBASSADOR NEWRY DELIVERS DISTINGUISHED LECTURE

16 January NASSAU, Bahamas – His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, delivered a Distinguished Lecture on “The Dream of ’67,” during which he described the journey from Majority Rule to modern times as an interesting period in Bahamian history. His presentation was included in the University of The Bahamas’ 50th…