U.S. Charge d’Affaires Presents Safeboat to RBDF

On August 14, U.S. Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers and Minister of National Security Marvin Dames participated in the official handover of a 25’ SAFEBOAT patrol craft, a donation from the United States Government to the Government of The Bahamas to support the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF). Also on hand for the donation, RBDF Commodore ...
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Remarks – Official Handover Ceremony of SAFE Boat and Accessories

Remarks by US Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers Official Handover Ceremony of SAFE Boat and Accessories August 14, 2018 The Honorable Marvin Dames, Minister of National Security, Commodore Tellis Bethel, Commander Defence Force, Captain Clyde Sawyer, Principal Officer Administration, Reverend Prince Bodie, RBDF Chaplain, and Officers of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force – Good Morning. Today ...
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U.S. Presents The Bahamas Government with $1.4M to Support Anti-Corruption Efforts

On August 8, during a signing ceremony at the Office of the Prime Minister, U.S. Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers and Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield signed the eighth amendment to the Letter of Agreement on Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement.  In his remarks, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said his administration remains resolute in ...
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Remarks- U.S. Presents The Bahamas Government with $1.4M for Anti-Corruption Efforts

Official remarks by U.S. Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers Signing Ceremony at  the Office of The Prime Minister Nassau, The Bahamas August 8, 2018 The Most Honorable Prime Minister, Dr. Hubert Minnis; Attorney General Bethel; Minister of National Security Dames, Minister of Foreign Affairs Henfield, and other distinguished guests. It is an honor to be here ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates 4th of July with Tribute to “The Great Gatsby Era”

                   On Tuesday, July 3, 2018, U.S. Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers hosted this year’s official Fourth of July celebrations at Liberty Overlook.  The event paid tribute to the decadence of the 1920’s era dubbed, the “Roaring Twenties” and “The Jazz Age,” when the American economy soared, bringing ...
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The Naval Warship USS Hue City Makes Official Visit to Grand Bahama

On Friday, July 20th, U.S. Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers and Captain Jake Douglas cohosted a welcome reception onboard the USS Hue City while the ship was on a port visit to Grand Bahama. The invited guests included Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest, Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson, Member of Parliament for ...
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US and Bahamian Officials Attend JCET Closing Ceremony

On May 30, US Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers and Minister of National Security Marvin Dames attended the official closing of the Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) at the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) base. Also on hand, RBDF Commodore Tellis Bethel and Col. Michael Doherty, Deputy Commander, Special Operation Command North (SOCNORTH), the special operations ...
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U.S. Embassy Commemorates Memorial Day with a Wreath laying Ceremony

On Monday, May 28, the United States Embassy commemorated Memorial Day with a wreath laying ceremony at Clifton Pier in memory of fallen comrades and military veterans.  Special recognition was given to U.S. Patrol Squadron 23 Sailors, who died off the coast of Nassau on May 7, 1954, Bahamian Private First Class Norman Darling who died in ...
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U.S. Senator Marco Rubio Visits The Bahamas

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations’ Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women’s Issues, traveled to the Bahamas on May 2, where he met with Prime Minister Hubert Minnis to discuss bilateral relations, and thank the Bahamas for their leadership in working with ...
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ATF Partners with Bahamas Customs Department and RBPF on Small Arms Identification Training

The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) delivered a Small Arms Identification Training for approximately 30 Bahamas Customs and RBPF officers from March 19-23 in Nassau.  The training was funded by the ATF and was part of ongoing U.S.-Bahamian cooperative efforts to curb the flow of illegal firearms into The Bahamas. The week-long ...
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U.S. Embassy and USNORTHCOM Celebrate 4th of July with a Tribute to Motown

n Friday, July 1, the United States Embassy commemorated the 240th Anniversary of Independence of the United States of America by hosting a celebration in Nassau, at Liberty Overlook. The event was held in partnership with the United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) and included more than 400 of the Embassy’s key contacts representing the government, ...
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American Corner Open House for Librarians and Library Staff

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Librarians and library staff from public libraries and government school libraries attended an American Corner open house. U.S. Embassy Acting Deputy Chief of Mission John Armstrong addressed the attendees and discussed the important influence of public libraries especially in small communities.  College of The Bahamas Librarian Dr. Berthamae Walker delivered ...
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Fisk University Officials Visit The Bahamas

On June 24, 2014 during a week-long visit to The Bahamas, Fisk University President Dr. H. James Williams, First Lady Carole Campbell-Williams, and Vice President for Institutional Advancement Dr. Edwina Harris Hamby paid a courtesy call to U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Neda Brown.  The visit was an opportunity to discuss President Obama’s 100,000 Strong ...
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United States of America Highlighted During the 2014 New Year’s Day Junkanoo Parade

The close friendship between The United States of America and its neighbor, The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, was prominently depicted by some of the major Junkanoo groups that participated in the 2014 New Year’s Day Junkanoo Parade in Nassau, The Bahamas, on the morning of January 1, 2014. The U.S. Embassy’s Acting Deputy Chief of ...
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