MINISTER MITCHELL MEETS WITH U.S.OFFICIALS

NASSAU, Bahamas — On Friday, October 28, 2016, Acting Assistant Secretary in the Department of State’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Mari Carmen Aponte, accompanied by U.S. Charge d’Affaires Lisa Johnson, met with The Bahamas’ Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, The Hon. Fred Mitchell, and MFA officials for a lunch meeting at Graycliff Restaurant…

FARQUHARSONS VISIT EMBASSY

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mr. Derek Farquharson and his wife Mrs. Angie Farquharson, along with their daughter Dawn Akilah Farquharson, a student at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia, visited the Embassy of The Bahamas, 2220 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. They were welcomed by Deputy Chief of Mission Chet Neymour, in his…

CAT ISLAND STUDENTS TAKE PART IN EXCHANGE PROGRAMME IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Winners of the 2016 Earth Day Essay Competition are currently in Washington, D.C., participating in the 2016 Columbia Heights Educational Campus (CHEC) – Cat Island Student Exchange, which commenced on October 14, 2016, and is in its fourth year of existence. Under the supervision of Ms. Kendia Barr, Business Studies Teacher of…

Statement on the 71st Anniversary of the United Nations

Statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas on the 71st  Anniversary of the United Nations Today, 24th October 2016, marks the 71st  year since the founding of the United Nations. On this occasion, it provides the opportunity to reaffirm the goals and values of the United Nations, and the…

PRIME MINISTER CONGRATULATES OUTSTANDING OFFICERS FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FOREIGN SERVICE

PRIME MINISTER CONGRATULATES OUTSTANDING OFFICERS FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FOREIGN SERVICE During Diplomatic Week, the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie, Prime Minister of The Bahamas, congratulated outstanding officers for their contributions to the Foreign Service during the presentation of Foreign Service Medals at the Balmoral Club on Sanford Drive on Tuesday, October 18, 2016….

SWISS EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018

Press Release Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration SWISS EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018 The Government of Switzerland announced the opening the application process for the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists for the academic year 2017-2018 as of September 1st, 2016. Scholars from The Bahamas can apply for PhD…