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…

PINDER AND DIEDRICK PAY COURTESY CALL ON AMBASSADOR NEWRY

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mrs. Astrid Pinder, co-owner of Fine Ocean Jewellery in Nassau, and Ms. Amanda Diedrick, a Bahamian in the diaspora with deep roots in Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the Embassy of…

Advisory From The Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Immigration On Hurricane Matthew for Students at Bethune-Cookman University (formerly College)

Advisory From The Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Immigration On Hurricane Matthew for Students at Bethune-Cookman University (formerly College) For Immediate Release 5th October 2016 The following Statement is issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Immigration of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas in response to queries from parents and students regarding The Weather…

RAHMING DELIVERS CARICOM STATEMENT AT UN THIRD COMMITTEE GENERAL DISCUSSION

UNITED NATIONS, New York — His Excellency Dr. Elliston Rahming, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the United Nations and the Organization of American States (OAS), delivered a statement on “Social Development” on behalf of the Group of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States of the United Nations on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, during…

CABINET OFFICE ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF GOVERNMENT OFFICES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 4, 2016 By: Bahamas Information Services CABINET OFFICE ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF GOVERNMENT OFFICES NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Cabinet Office has announced that all Government Offices in New Providence and Grand Bahama will be closed as of 3pm today – Tuesday, October 4 – until further notice. The Cabinet Office…