Bahamas Delegation for State Funeral of former PM Patrick Manning

Trinidad and Tobago — Delegation for State Funeral of former PM Patrick Manning spent an evening at the home of Hon Consul for The Bahamas to Trinidad and Tobago, Dr E Monica Davis. Visiting distinguished attendees included Deputy PM Hon Philip Brave Davis and former PM Rt Hon Hubert Ingraham, seated in front row of…

INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY FLAG-RAISING CEREMONY HELD IN CHICAGO

CHICAGO, Illinois – The Hon. Michael C. Fountain, Bahamas Honorary Consul in Chicago, celebrated Bahamian Independence with local Bahamians and elected officials at the first official flag-raising ceremony in his jurisdiction on Friday, July 8, 2016, acknowledging the 43rd anniversary of the country’s independence and the sister city relationship between the Village of Richton Park,…

BAHAMIAN U.S. COAST GUARD ENSIGN WAS AMONG GUESTS AT INDEPENDENCE PICNIC

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Among the Bahamians in the Diaspora who enjoyed the picnic organized by The Bahamas Embassy Consular Annex and the Bahamian American Association in the D.C. area on Saturday, July 9, 2016 as one of the activities celebrating the 43rd anniversary of The Bahamas attainment of independence from Great Britain was Ensign Nakera…

BAHAMAS INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATED IN GRAND STYLE IN D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 43rd anniversary of The Bahamas’ attainment of independence from Great Britain was celebrated in the Washington, D.C. area in grand style over the weekend with a series of events highlighted by a Bahamian High Tea and Concert at the Hyatt in Bethesda on Independence Day, Sunday, July 10, that featured a…

DANCE FEST AT HIGH TEA CONCERT

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Shaback, the renowned Bahamian gospel ensemble, performed several gospel songs at the start of Bahamian High Tea and Concert at the Hyatt in Bethesda on Sunday, July 10, 2016, one of the events held over the weekend celebrating the 43rd anniversary of The Bahamas’ attainment of independence from Great Britain. They came…

DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH MONGOLIA

NEW YORK — A signing ceremony on the occasion of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and Mongolia was held on Friday, July 8, 2016, at the Permanent Mission of Mongolia to the United Nations. The Joint Communique on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the two countries was…

AMBASSADOR SIGNING BOOK OF CONDOLENCES TO MANNING

WASHINGTON, D.C. — His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, is pictured signing the Book of Condolences to former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Patrick Manning on Friday, July 8, 2016, at the Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, 1708 Massachusetts Avenue, NW. Looking on is Warrant Officer Duane…