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Bridgetown


Photos from the 50th Independence Celebrations of Barbados

Caption 1 Bahamas Delegation participating in the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Barbados Independence -Bahamas High Commissioner to CARICOM, H.E. Picewell Forbes, Foreign Service Officer Allene Ambrose, Minister of Education, the Hon. Jerome Fitzgerald, Mrs. Fitzgerald, Honorary Consul of Bahamas to Barbados Selwyn Smith and Bahamas CARICOM Youth Ambassador Kadijah Young

Caption 2 View of Barbados 50th Anniversary Celebration

New York


NEW YORK — The Hon. Forrester J Carroll, Bahamas Consul General to New York, and his wife Dr. Valencia Carroll attended the Christian Embassy’s  annual Christmas Dinner and Concert held at the Roosevelt Hotel Grand Ballroom Madison , East 45th Street, New York, on December 6, 2016. Featured entertainment was by six-time Grammy Award winners “THE BROOKLYN TABERNACLE SINGERS. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Valencia Carroll; His Excellency the Hon. Pasi Poysari, Ambassador of Finland to the United Nations; Consul General Carroll; and Mrs. Sandra Poysari, wife of the Ambassador.

New York


NEW YORK — The Hon. Forrester J Carroll, Bahamas Consul General to New York, and his wife Dr. Valencia Carroll, attended the birthday celebrations of the Imperial Emperor of Japan, at the invitation of Ambassador Reiichiro Takahashi and Mrs. Masako Takahashi at their residence at #4 East 67th Street, New York, on Tuesday, December 6 2016. Pictured from left are Dr. Valencia Carroll, Mrs. Takahashi, Ambassador Takahashi and Consul General Carroll.

Virginia

YORKTOWN, Virginia — Lieutenant Prescott McPhee of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Training College’s International Maritime Officers Course (IMOC) on December 1, 2016,  in Yorktown, Virginia.

The IMOC course — a 15 weeks long series of seminars, classes and field studies — provides professional military education to international maritime officers in areas of study, including maritime law enforcement, search and rescue, marine safety, command and operations, rule of law and disciplined military operations, crisis command and control, tactical operations training and leadership and management.

H.E. Dr. Eugene G. Newry, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the United States, was present during the graduation ceremony to present Lt. McPhee with his graduation certificate and to congratulate him on a noteworthy achievement. Ambassador Newry was accompanied to the ceremony by Ms. Krissy Hanna, Second Secretary, and Mr. John Delancey, Aide de Camp/Security Attaché of the Embassy of The Bahamas, in Washington, D.C.

CAPTION
Lieutenant Prescott McPhee of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force receives his graduation certificate after having completed a 15 weeks long International Maritime Officers Course at the U.S. Coast Guard Training College in Yorktown, Virginia. From left to right are Mr. Vadm Karl Schultz, U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Commander; Lt. McPhee; and H.E. Dr. Eugene G. Newry, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the United States of America.