USS Stout Arrives for Nassau, Bahamas Port Call By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stacy M. Atkins Ricks

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) arrived in Nassau, Bahamas, for a scheduled port visit, June 12. The Norfolk-based destroyer arrived in the island nation’s port as part of a concerted effort to increase U.S. presence and reinforce the U.S. Navy’s commitment to a mutually beneficial partnership. “The Bahamas is …

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U.S. Government Donates $2M Long Range Radar Equipment to the RBDF

On April 17, U.S. and Bahamian government officials traveled to Matthew Town, Inagua for the commissioning of a $2M, state-of-the-art, Long-Range Coastal Radar System, made possible United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM). Among those on hand for the ceremony, the Most Honourable Prime Minister, Dr.  Hubert Minnis; General O’Shaughnessy, Commander of the U.S. Northern Command; U.S. …

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U.S. Congressman Sean Maloney visits The Bahamas

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers recently hosted Congressman Sean Maloney representing New York’s 18th congressional district, and Commandant of the US Coast Guard Admiral Karl Schultz They experienced first hand the challenges our joint US Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection, and DEA operations face trying to bring down traffickers in 100,000 square miles of ocean over 700 …

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The White House Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit with Caribbean Leaders

The White House Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2019 Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit with Caribbean Leaders President Donald J. Trump will welcome the leaders of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, the Republic of Haiti, Jamaica, and Saint Lucia on Friday, March 22, 2019, …

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Notice: Change to Fee Collection Vendor

Please be advised that a new vendor has been chosen for fee collection for the processing of the Visa Applications for U.S. Embassy Nassau.  The new vendor as of August 1, 2018, will be Scotiabank Bahamas, please see branch listing below for contacts and hours. Scotiabank Bahamas # Branch Location Telephone Opening Hours 1 Nicholls Town …

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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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U.S. Embassy Nassau on The Bahamas Elections

The Embassy of the United States of America congratulates the people of The Bahamas on a successful election.  Citizens throughout The Bahamas exercised their constitutional right and civic responsibility, further strengthening The Bahamas’ robust democratic traditions.  The U.S. government looks forward to working with the newly elected representatives. Earlier this spring, the Governor General invited …

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COB Student Participates in IVLP Exchange for Young Political Leaders

On August 22, Mr.Travis Robinson paid a courtesy call on US Charge d’Affaires Lisa Johnson to discuss his recent participation in the U.S. State Department funded International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), titled: U.S. Elections: A Project for Young Political Leaders held from July 9-30th in the U.S.

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US Embassy Donates Computers to the Attorney General’s Court Reporting Unit

The U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Section presented the Attorney General’s Court Reporting Unit with 28 computers on July 15th in support of The Bahamas’ efforts to strengthen the justice sector.  The donation is the latest in a series of donations designed to increase the Unit’s ability to deliver accurate and …

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DAS for Western Hemisphere Affairs Juan Gonzalez Makes Official Visit to The Bahamas

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Juan Gonzalez made an official two-day visit to The Bahamas April 18-19, 2016. His trip served as an opportunity to meet with senior government officials and highlight the U.S. commitment to The Bahamas and the region.

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