A Jamaican woman alleges that she was abducted and raped by a senior immigration officer in The Bahamas earlier this week. It will be interesting to see how Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell dismisses this latest scandal in his department.
GBHRA: Government’s new enforcement policy is illegal, immoral and designed to strike fear into the Haitian-Bahamian population
The fact is the more a country — especially a small developing country — seeks to avoid confronting such situations honestly, the more corrupt and backward it appears to the rest of the world.
Haiti’s Department of Health has confirmed at least 1,529 cases of the Chikungunya virus. With so much travel between Haiti and The Bahamas it is inevitable that this virus will spread like a wildfire soon.
The Bahamas government must work to address discriminatory practices towards persons of Haitian descent who apply for regularisation, an official from the Haitian Embassy said recently.
Will the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Royal Bahamas Police Force confirm and advise The Bahamian people of the following:
This is a story about an injustice/misuse of power that happened to a long time employee. It is not unique to me, others like it have been reported In the local press, many are not.
Continuing the U.S.-Bahamas partnership under the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, United States Chargé d’Affaires John Dinkelman formally donated a 2014 Ford Expedition Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) to the Foreign Affairs and Immigration Ministry for use in Freeport.
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) says it has released a revised form for Caribbean and other immigrants to apply for US citizenship.