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May 08, 2020
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Coordination of Returning Bahamians and Residents Home

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs was given responsibility to prepare a strategy to return Bahamian Nationals and residents to The Bahamas who are still abroad in various places around the world, as a result of travel restrictions put in place because of COVID-19...

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Service resumes for Haiti illegals
February 21, 2019
Service resumes for Haiti illegals

WITH Haiti's civil unrest "quieting down", Foreign Affairs Minister Darren Henfield yesterday confirmed repatriations to the country will resume "as soon possible", noting the government is concerned about the detention centre's capacity...

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The White House Statement by the President on Cuban Immigration Policy
January 13, 2017
The White House Statement by the President on Cuban Immigration Policy

Today, the United States is taking important steps forward to normalize relations with Cuba and to bring greater consistency to our immigration policy. The Department of Homeland Security is ending the so-called "wet-foot/dry foot" policy, which was put in place more than twenty years ago and was designed for a different era...

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May 12, 2016
1.57 mil. for referendum

The gender equality referendum has been budgeted at $1.57 million, Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage advised Parliament yesterday.

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April 25, 2016
The State Department report on human rights: another perspective

"America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America." - Jimmy Carter

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September 21, 2015
Moss: Financial Services minister 'out of step'

The question of whether or not to allow foreign lawyers to practice in The Bahamas has caused much comment on each occasion it becomes a source of public debate, and this time is no different.

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June 14, 2013
Pinder: Rollout of initiatives to promote financial services sector

A number of initiatives will be rolled out over the 2013-2014 fiscal year to promote the financial services sector, according to Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder.
"The first initiative is the development of a standardized 'pitch' book, that can go with us from place to place, on The Bahamas' services sector and on financial services in particular," Pinder said. "We plan to have this boo...

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House debate by The Hon. Fred Mitchell
December 10, 2014
House debate by The Hon. Fred Mitchell

It is my honour to be able to present the legislation which I hope will govern the Foreign Service for the next generation and beyond...

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Prime Minister Perry Christie represents CARICOM at energy and regional summits
January 26, 2015
Prime Minister Perry Christie represents CARICOM at energy and regional summits

Bahamas Prime Minister and chairman of CARICOM the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie leads a ministerial delegation to Washington D.C. on Sunday to participate in the inaugural Caribbean Energy Security Summit...

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August 01, 2013
US Embassies 'to be closed Sunday'

AN apparent al-Qaeda threat to U.S. diplomatic facilities in Muslim countries prompted the State Department on Thursday to order that all American embassies and consulates be closed Sunday, several news organizations are reporting....

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