Israel seeking bi-lateral relationship with The Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Officials from the Middle East – namely the Embassy of Israel, have travelled to The Bahamas to engage government and the business community in a number of bi-lateral discussions concerning how both countries can develop a symbiotic relationship. The team of three Israeli delegates travelled to The Bahamas Wednesday to host a […]

Bahamas embassy in Haiti closes as unrest continues

Henfield says avoid traveling to Haiti until calm returns NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas’ embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, remained closed on Tuesday following countrywide protests that began over the weekend, according to Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield, who advised against travel to the country until calm has returned. Unrest has been steadily brewing for […]

Rights group condemns ‘xenophobia’ against suffering Haitians

Following the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on October 6, the Rights Bahamas group on Wednesday strongly condemned the Bahamas government for what they termed its  “heartless” refusal to help Haiti. The group accused the Minnis administration of using the tragedy to advance its own campaign to ethnically cleanse the country of people of […]

Dames attends Defense Ministers conference in Mexico

Minister of National Security, Marvin Dames is attending the 13th Conference of Defense Ministers of The Americas (CDMA) in Cancun, Mexico from October 7-10, 2018. The CDMA was formed in 1995, and it is comprised of 34 Member States inclusive of countries in North America, the Caribbean, and Latin America. The CDMA is an international […]

U.S. Embassy Closure in observance of the U.S. Labor Day Holiday

The United States Embassy will be closed on Monday, September 3rd in observance of the U.S. Labor Day holiday. The Embassy will resume normal business operations on Tuesday, September 4th at 8:00 a.m. For any emergencies involving U.S. citizens, the U.S. Citizens Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy’s Consular Section can be contacted via telephone: […]

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US Department of State Officials Pay Courtesy Call on Minister Symonette

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Officials from the US Department of State paid a courtesy call on Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration, the Hon. Brent Symonette (second left), on August 23, 2018.   Pictured from left: Permanent Secretary at the Ministry, David Davis; Minister Symonette; US Embassy Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers; and […]