Announcing Diplomatic Week ( 15th-21st October, 2016 )

Press Release  From  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration  Announcing Diplomatic Week ( 15th-21st October,  2016 ) For Immediate Release 14th October The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration is pleased to announce that Diplomatic Week 2016 will still take place.  Attached below are the programmes for the Opening Ceremony and other events. Please…

Donations for Bahamas Hurricane Matthew Relief

PRESS STATEMENT By The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration On Donations for Bahamas Hurricane Matthew Relief 12th October The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration wishes to advise that persons in the United States who wish to make tax exempt contributions towards the relief and restoration of the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew in…

The Prime Minister of Dominica Arrives in Nassau

12th October Nassau, Bahamas — Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell seen greeting Roosevelt Skerritt who is the Prime Minister of Dominica as he arrived at LPIA. Also present to welcome the Prime Minister is H. E. Picewell Forbes.

Statement On The Death of Immigration Employee

Statement from the Minister of Foreign Affairs On The Death of Immigration Employee For Immediate Release 11 October 2016 I was deeply shocked and saddened to learn today of the sudden death of Ms Maya Brown, a young woman who had recently been deployed to the Department of Immigration under the National Employment Job Placement…

Bahamians Flying from Freeport to the United States Must Have a US Visa

  11th October   For immediate release   The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration wishes to advise the general public that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Pre-Clearance Station at Grand Bahama International Airport has suspended operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. This means that passengers flying directly from Freeport to the United…

BAHAMAS SIGNS DIPLOMATC PACT WITH TURKMENISTAN

NEW YORK — The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas established diplomatic relations with the Government of Turkmenistan on Friday, October 7, 2016. The Joint Communique, formalising the significant event, was signed by His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming, Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United Nations and the Organisation of American States (OAS),…

Return Flight Bahamasair To Jamaica

Statement From the Ministry of Foreign Affairs On Return Flight Bahamasair To Jamaica 7 October 2016 For Immediate Release The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration wishes to advise the Bahamian students airlifted from Jamaica that there will be a Bahamasair Flight on Sunday, 9 October 2016, to transport students who were evacuated from Jamaica…