ZONICLE IS KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT AFRICA DAY CELEBRATIONS

ATLANTA, Georgia — Mrs. Paulette Zonicle, Bahamas Consul General to Washington, D.C., was the keynote speaker at the Africa Heritage Foundation’s 20th Anniversary and Africa Day Celebrations at the State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia, Friday, June 17, 2016. The Africa Heritage Foundation is focusing on launching economic empowerment and bridging the gap between the nations…

New Chinese Ambassador H.E. Huang Qinguo

NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS – Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, The Hon. Fred Mitchell along with Ministry officials welcomed the new Ambassador-designate of the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency Huang Qinguo at Foreign Affairs headquarters. June 23rd 2016. Captions: Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell greets the new Chinese Ambassador Huang Qinguo at the Foreign Ministry…

PLANS BEING FINALIZED FOR BAHAMAS INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN D.C.

PLANS BEING FINALIZED FOR BAHAMAS INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN D.C.   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Plans are being finalized for events in the Washington, D.C., area celebrating the 43rd anniversary of The Bahamas’ attainment of independence.   Mrs. Paulette Zonicle, Bahamas Consul General to Washington, D.C., who is spearheading the events being organized, has announce that the…

BETHEL ELECTED TO CEDAW FOUR-YEAR TERM

BETHEL ELECTED TO CEDAW FOUR-YEAR TERM UNITED NATIONS, 21 June, 2016 — Marion Bethel, the noted Bahamian attorney and author, is among the 11 experts elected to serve on the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), replacing those whose four-year terms are set to expire at the end of 2016….

UN CEDAW Elections Update

UN CEDAW Elections Update – 21st June, 2016   Ms. Marion Bethel of Bahamas Successful in Bid for Seat on Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)   UNITED NATIONS, New York — Ms. Marion Bethel, Bahamas candidate for CEDAW was successfully elected to serve for 4  years on the Committee.  She was endorsed…

National Day of Luxembourg

National Day of Luxembourg 21st June, 2016 The Honourable Frederick A. Mitchell, M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas conveyed to His Excellency Jean Asselborn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs of Luxembourg best wishes on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of Luxembourg’s National Day. Speaking on…

Sir Sidney Poitier Awards Ceremony Highlights

Sir Sidney Poitier Awards Ceremony   Nassau, Bahamas — June 20th, 2016 – Minister Mitchell is pictured at the Sir Sidney Poitier Awards Ceremony alongside Shanae Thomas, Head Girl of Eva Hilton Primary.