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3 years ago

US Embassy Strengthens Cooperation with Bahamian Officials During OPBAT Training

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US Embassy Strengthens Cooperation with Bahamian Officials During OPBAT Training

As part of continuing U.S.-Bahamian bilateral cooperation under Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, the United States Embassy’s Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, and the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section teamed up to provide more than twenty Royal Bahamas Police Force officers from the Drug Enforcement and Marine Support Units advanced tactical training from September 9-11, 2014 in Exuma.

3 years ago

Dame Marguerite Recognizes Women Artists

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Dame Marguerite Recognizes Women Artists

Celebrating the accomplishments of women artists, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, opened the Central Bank of The Bahamas art exhibition, “INSTINCT” – the new artwork of nine dynamic painters and sculptors on September 18.

3 years ago

Ports International Receives Fire Safety Training

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Ports International Receives Fire Safety Training

In an effort to reinforce their Quality Management System, manage their fire risks, and reinforce Health and Safety in the workplace, Ports International’s employees received a Fire Safety Training and Demonstration from local company Bahamas Fire & Safety.

3 years ago

U.S. Embassy Hosts Consular Appreciation Reception

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U.S. Embassy Hosts Consular Appreciation Reception

On Wednesday, September 17, the U.S. Embassy’s Consular Section held a reception at Liberty Overlook in appreciation of its key partners who support safe travel and provide services to assist American citizens in The Bahamas.

3 years ago

U.S. Embassy Hosts Three-Day Conference on Women’s Leadership

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U.S. Embassy Hosts Three-Day Conference on Women’s Leadership

On September 10-12, 2014, the Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy Nassau hosted a three-day conference focused on “Achieving Social Equity: Empowering Women and Youth Politically, Socially, and Economically” in Nassau with Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever as the invited speaker.

3 years ago

Former City Market Workers Still Seeking Pension

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Former City Market Workers Still Seeking Pension

Former workers of City Markets are angered at the proposal of share offering made by Mark Finlayson this week and have all strongly rejected this offer. Workers have been denied their pension and severance packages since 2012 when the company was closed and later sold.

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