U.S. Embassy Celebrates LGBTQI+ Pride Month in June

Nassau, The Bahamas | June 1, 2022 On June 1, 2022, the United States Embassy in Nassau raised the rainbow Pride Flag to support the human rights of LGBTQI+ persons in The Bahamas and around the world.  The Embassy joins U.S. Embassies in more than 100 countries in flying the rainbow flag.  As President Biden …

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Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Brian A. Nichols Makes Bahamas First Stop of Caribbean Tour

Nassau, The Bahamas | May 24, 2022 The United States Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Ambassador Brian A. Nichols visited The Bahamas on May 22-24. His visit emphasized the high priority of The Bahamas within the region, and the importance of the enduring partnership between the United States and The Bahamas.  Assistant …

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A/PDAS Merten Participates in CARICOM Meetings in Nassau

In an exclusive interview with State department alum Taneka Thompson (Editor, The Tribune) Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Kenneth Merten said the U.S. government is looking to increase its engagement with countries in the region including The Bahamas. This is in an effort to find ways to grow economies, …

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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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