On May 19-23, U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Cutter Cormorant, an 87 foot coastal patrol boat based out of Ft. Pierce, Florida, visited Freeport, Grand Bahama, for a one-week subject matter expert international exchange between the United States and The Bahamas.
Expert described cyber-attacks as “a clear and present danger” and encouraged Caribbean governments to pool resources to facilitate a stronger defence.
The project will include the acquisition of a fleet of various vessel types and the upgrading and construction of three bases in the Bahamas.
The need for the urgent restructuring of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and its various agencies were discussed by CARICOM heads of government, who met in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Organizers and Facilitators of the Ministry of Education’s Security Department Annual General Meeting presented timely information to Security Officers from various sites.
Global Entry, a program allowing low-risk travelers entering the United States to bypass customs agents and be screened at kiosks instead, is being set as a permanent initiative.
Two US brothers and their cousin had $26,000 in poker winnings confiscated by authorities because they failed to declare their winnings as they left the Bahamas.
Despite the high level of corruption among government officials in the Caribbean, the U.S. has committed more funds in an effort to strengthen security in the region.