Bahamas Embassy Statement On False Diplomat

WASHINGTON, DC – It has been brought to the attention of the Embassy of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas that one Nelson Lewis is representing himself as a diplomat from the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.

The Embassy of The Bahamas wishes to inform that Mr. Lewis is in no way connected to the Embassy of The Bahamas nor to the Government of The Bahamas. Mr. Nelson Lewis has never been accredited by the Government of The Bahamas. He is not known to the Embassy or its staff and is in no way authorised to represent the Government of The Bahamas.

When this matter was first brought to the attention of the Embassy of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas in October, 2010, steps were taken to notify the appropriate officials. In light of recent information, further steps are being taken to notify the relevant authorities.   Should you have further enquiries, please feel free to contact the Embassy at (202) 319 2660 Ext. 600.