The Bahamas Agrees To Haiti Mission

Fred Mitchell MP at the CELAC Summit 27 January Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell announced today that the CELAC Summit on 27 January in Quito, Ecuador agreed to a fact finding mission to Haiti at the request of the Haitian Government.  Elections for President in Haiti have been cancelled and no new date has been set.  […]

Immigration Minister Answers D’Aguilar

 Dionisio D’Aguilar In Response To Dionisio D’Aguilar’s Appearance on Jeffery Lloyd’s Radio Show On 26 January For Immediate Release 26 January 2016 I am advised that certain allegations about me personally and my performance as a Minister were made by the owner of Superwash and a former Board member of the failed Baha Mar project […]

Riot Gear For RBDF From Chinese Gift

The Tribune reported that the People’s Republic Of China on Thursday 28 January presented The Bahamas government with $1.2m to assist the Royal Bahamas Defence Force in enhancing its duties. Minister of National Security Dr Bernard Nottage told reporters, as he received the “gift” from the Chinese government, that it was the result of discussions […]

The Winners In Picewell Forbes’ Constituency

Deep Creek Primary, South Andros, Grade 4 students: Kevano Seymour (1st) and Tonea Durant (2nd) out of 10 students in the District Spelling Bee.  Their MP Picewell Forbes posted this on 29th January on his Facebook page:  “Congratulations from H. E. Picewell Forbes, MP, Mrs. Rahming and Staff at the Deep Creek Primary School and from […]

State Recognised Funeral For Former Senator Brown

Nassau, no rx Bahamas – The Cabinet Office announced today that a State-Recognized Funeral will be held for Edwin “Wykee” Brown, MBE, J.P., former Senator, on Friday, 5th February, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church, Meeting Street.  Further, the body will lie-in-state in the foyer of the Senate, Parliament Square, from 9:00am on […]

BAHAMAS GETS COMMONWEALTH YOUTH GAMES

– The Bahamas has been awarded the 2017 edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games, it was announced today, aiming to unite 1000 young athletes aged 14-18 in a Caribbean carnival of impactful competition, personal development and new Commonwealth friendships. The 6th edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games will take place from 19-23 July 2017 in […]

THE WORK OF THE MISSIONS ABROAD

      ATLANTA, Georgia — Bahamas Consul General to Atlanta Randy Rolle and Vice Consul Mia Ferguson visited Bahamian students attending Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami, Oklahoma, which is included in Consul General Rolle’s jurisdiction, January 25 – 26, 2016.  They met with Mr. Adam Compton, Instrumental Music Instructor at Oklahoma A&M, to […]