Remarks – Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers: BPL’s Installation of TM2500 Engine

Good morning, and welcome to this momentous event.  Although I will stand on the established protocol, I would like to acknowledge the Most Honorable Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, as well as the CEO of GE Gas Power Americas Mr. Eric Gray, for having the vision and foresight to find a progressive solution to the …

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Remarks USS BAINBRIDGE Welcome Reception U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers

February 13, 2020 Ladies and gentlemen, partners and friends, good evening. It is such an honor to be aboard the USS BAINBRIDGE with all of you. Protocol having been established, I would still like to acknowledge Deputy Prime Minister Turnquest and Mrs. Turnquest, Minister Thompson, and Minister Lewis and Mrs. Lewis – thank you for …

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Remarks – Air Transport Agreement Signing Ceremony Between the US and The Bahamas

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers Good morning.  Minister D’Aguilar, thank you for hosting the signing of this important agreement.  Minister Henfield, thank you as well for joining us this morning. After many months of negotiations, we are thrilled to be here today to celebrate an agreement that will bring the United States and The Bahamas …

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Remarks – Official Launch of the Academy of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Nassau Cohort

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers Honorable Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K. Peter Turnquest, Executive Director of the Small Development Center Davinia Grant, Chair of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation Krystle Rutherford-Ferguson, Director of Special Projects for the Office of the Spouse of the Prime Minister Ann Higgins, and distinguished …

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Remarks – International Women’s Day

Remarks by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers – International Women’s Day Luncheon Hosted by the National Women’s Advisory Council in partnership with The Bahamas Maritime Authority We all recognize that global prosperity, security, and stability cannot be achieved without the full participation of women and girls in the economic, social, and political spheres.  To transform …

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Remarks: EducationUSA College Fair Reception

Remarks by Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers October 19, 2018 Good evening and welcome to Liberty Overlook.  I am excited to host my first EducationUSA college fair reception, because all of us here tonight understand the importance of education, and the difference it makes in the lives of young people. Just last night I attended the first …

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Remarks – Cultural Reception to Celebrate the Arts

Remarks by U.S.Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers Liberty Overlook September 21, 2018 Good evening and welcome to Liberty Overlook.  Thank you for being here as we celebrate an evening of cultural diversity and the arts.  Tonight you will experience a cultural fusion of art, music, and culinary delights, illustrating the strong ties and shared partnership between …

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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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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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Remarks: Official Reception Onboard the USS Hue City

Remarks by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers Freeport, Grand Bahama July 20, 2018 Ladies and gentlemen, good evening.  It is an honor to be aboard the USS HUE CITY with all of you here this evening. Both the United States and The Bahamas recently celebrated our respective anniversaries of independence.  As we gather together tonight, let …

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Remarks – Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

Remarks by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers Memorial Day Ceremony May 28, 2018 Your Excellency, Minister Dames, Minister Henfield, Leader of the Opposition, distinguished guests, thank you for joining us on this solemn occasion. During the Civil War Lincoln delivered formidable words at the Gettysburg battleground in 1863.  He challenged the assembled crowd to always …

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Remarks – US Embassy Donates $250K in Ballistics Protective Gear to RBPF

Official remarks by U.S. Charge d’Affaires James Denver Herren Good Morning. Today I am pleased and honored to mark this official presentation and handover of ballistics protective gear and other equipment to the Royal Bahamas Police Force and the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.  This equipment is being transferred to the RBPF to …

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Remarks – The Bahamas National Drug Survey Conference

Remarks by US Charge d’Affaires Lisa Johnson, Royal Bahamas Police Force Headquarters Protocol having been established.  Good Morning.  It is a pleasure to be here with you today for the release of the National Household Drug Survey and the Rapid Situational Assessment of Drug Use and Drug Treatment in The Bahamas.  These studies were conducted by …

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Remarks – USNORTHCOM Funds $1.8M Emergency Relief Warehouse on Inagua

Remarks by US Charge d’Affaires Lisa Johnson Ladies and gentlemen, good morning.  It is a pleasure to visit Great Inagua.  I’m delighted you have joined us here to celebrate the continued partnership between the United States and The Bahamas, including ensuring the safety of all citizens in the region as we enter another hurricane season. …

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