“DECEMBER 10, 2018: THE SEVENTIETH (70TH) ANNIVERSARY OF THE ADOPTION OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS”

  PRESS RELEASE   “DECEMBER 10, 2018: THE SEVENTIETH (70TH) ANNIVERSARY OF THE ADOPTION OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS” Today, December 10, 2018, the Government and people of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas join the international community in commemorating the Seventieth Anniversary of the Adoption of the Universal Declaration of the Human Rights….

CARICOM-Cuba Day 2018

The 8th of December 2018 marks the Forty-Sixth Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago, the four independent CARICOM countries and Cuba.  That historic act of 8 December 1972 has grown over the years into a strong fraternal relationship between all of the Member States of the…

The Embassy Consular Annex Campus Outreach Tour-A Diaspora Initiative

THE EMBASSY CONSULAR ANNEX CAMPUS OUTREACH TOUR – A DIASPORA INITIATIVE WASHINGTON, D.C.: Theo Neilly, Consul General embarked on the first leg of his Campus Outreach Tour, which began at Catholic University in October, 2018 and ended at Howard University in December, 2018. The Campus Outreach Tour is a multifaceted initiative with three (3) objectives….

2018 Seminar on Strategic Planning and Project Management for Bahamian Government Officials.

Friday, 16th November, 2018,  Mr. Antonio Butler, Ms. Noelle Turnquest and Ms. Augustina Ferguson delivered a joint PowerPoint presentation on their participation in the 2018 Seminar on Strategic Planning and Project Management for Bahamian Government Officials. The Seminar, which was conducted by the Government of the People’s Republic of China, was held in Beijing, China, from 31st…

REMARKS BY THE HON. ROMAULD S. FERREIRA, M.P. MIN. OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND HOUSING AT THE SUSTAINABLE BLUE ECONOMY CONFERENCE 26TH – 28TH NOVEMBER, 2018 NAIROBI, KENYA

THE HONOURABLE ROMAULD S. FERREIRA, M.P. MINISTER OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND HOUSING SUSTAINABLE BLUE ECONOMY CONFERENCE 26TH – 28TH NOVEMBER, 2018 NAIROBI, KENYA As an archipelagic state, comprising of 700 islands and over 2,000 rocks and cays, sprinkled over 100,000 square miles of ocean, The Bahamas is considered to be a big ocean state. With…

MEETING BETWEEN THE HON. DARREN A. HENFIELD, MP, MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS AND MS. MAJORIE ESPINOZA, VICE-MINISTER OF CONSULAR AFFAIRS AND DOMINICANS ABROAD, OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

The Hon. Darren A. Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs and H.E. Ms. Majorie Espinoza, Vice-Minister of Consular Affairs and Dominicans Abroad of the Dominican Republic, met at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Wednesday, 28th 2018.  The Ministers discussed the recent illegal fishing incident by Dominican fishermen that occurred in The Bahamas territorial waters on 13th…

The Bahamas successful in bid for seat on ITU Council 2019-2023 term

Bahamas successful in bid for seat on ITU Council When the new session of the Council of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), meets to begin its work for the next four years, The Bahamas will be seated as one of the Council’s 48 member states. The Bahamas was successful in its first bid to sit…

The Bahamas Observes United Nations Day – 24th October 2018

Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24 October 2018 Bahamas Observes United Nations Day The Commonwealth of The Bahamas joins the international community in the observance of the 73rd Anniversary of the United Nations Charter, first celebrated 24th October, 1945. The work of the United Nations over the last seven decades serves as a light of hope…

Remarks by The Hon. Darren Henfield at the LJM Maritime Institute Graduation

REMARKS The Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs, on behalf of   Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert Minnis Prime Minister   LJM Maritime Institute Graduation 18 October 2018 Protocol. Good Evening. The Prime Minister regrets that he is unable to attend this evening.  But he asked that I offer his personal greetings and congratulations….