The U.S. Embassy sponsored a 4-day study tour for 7 Bahamian officials to examine construction and bidding for security infrastructure in Lincoln, Nebraska in October.
The Bahamas: Politics
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) is participating in an official trade mission to Dubai, along with governmental and other private sector entities.
Senior Assistant Secretary in the Financial Services Ministry paid a courtesy call on U.S. Chargé d’Affaires after participating in the professional exchange “Combating Trafficking in Persons”.
This is now November. Notice that you have not seen a single legislative move by the government regarding BEC, though the Prime Minister said the privatisation process would be completed by the end of this year.
The U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Office donated three computers valued at over $2,500 to The Bahamas Department of Customs on October 17.
In light of the great disparity in announced poll costs and backtracked statements, FNM leader Dr Minnis is calling on the government to show records of costs associated with the referendum.
Prime Minister Perry Christie announced in the House of Assembly that the first in what is expected to be a series of constitutional referenda during this term will take place no later than June 2014.
Carl Bethel has been appointed FNM Senator designate to replace Desmond Bannister, Free National Movement Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis announced.
Representatives from The Royal Bahamas Defence Force visited U.S. Northern Command headquarters Sep. 17-20.