BAHAMIAN PARTICIPANTS IN YLAI PAY COURTESY CALL ON CONSUL GENERAL ZONICLE

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mrs. Paulette Zonicle, Bahamas Consul General to Washington, D.C., welcomed two Bahamian participants of the inaugural class of President Obama’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows during a courtesy call by Tanya McFall of New Providence and Ashleigh Rolle of Grand Bahama at the Bahamas Embassy Consular Annex, 1025 Vermont…

Statement by Fred Mitchell Foreign Minister On Tribune Editorial

For Immediate Release Statement by Fred Mitchell Foreign Minister On Tribune Editorial   17 November   I have been shown a copy of an editorial written by Eileen Carron in The Tribune about the Government’s response to the Inter American Human Rights Commission’s decision on petitions by five Bahamians that their lives were in danger…

Day Two of the Climate Change Conference at Marrakesh

  15 November   Morocco, North Africa — Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell pictured along with the Prime Minister of St Lucia Allan Chastanet, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerritt of Dominica, Minister for Sustainable Development Gale Rigobert, Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holeness, Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves, Foreign Minister of Haiti Pierrot Delienne and Foreign…

Ambassador Jackson meets with Embassy Connections Canada

On Monday 7 November 2016, H.E. Rhoda M. Jackson, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas in Geneva, met with representatives of Embassy Connections Canada, on the occasion of a courtesy call, paid on Ambassador Jackson, by the President of the Organization, Mr. Jerry Sherman.  The President informed that, as part of the work of…

Ambassador Jackson participates in Universal Periodic Review of Haiti

  On Monday 7 November 2016, H.E. Rhoda M. Jackson, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas in Geneva, participated in the Universal Periodic Review of the sister Caribbean country of Haiti.  The delegation of Haiti to the Review was led by H.E. Mr. Camille Edouard Jr., Minister of Justice and Public Security of Haiti. …

Bahamas government responds to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11th November 2016   Bahamas government responds to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)   Nassau, Bahamas: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has issued the following statement on behalf of the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas   On Wednesday, 8 November 2016, the Government of the Commonwealth…