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U.S. Embassy and BTVI Sign MOU, Establish EducationUSA Advising Center

On Wednesday, October 23, the U.S. Embassy in Nassau and the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institution (BTVI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding, agreeing to make BTVI host of the new EducationUSA Advising Center in The Bahamas. Dr. Robert Robertson, President of BTVI, and Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy, Daniel Durazo, signed the memorandum ...
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Education: The Foundation for Building a Better Future By U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie L. Bowers

The past few weeks have been extraordinarily challenging for so many Bahamians.  On September 1, Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the northern Bahamas as a Category 5 storm—the most powerful hurricane to ever hit the country—destroying homes, livelihoods, and infrastructure.  But in the face of disaster, you—the people of The Bahamas—have inspired us with your ...
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Department of State Breaks Ground on New U.S. Embassy in Nassau

In a display of enduring friendship and emphasizing the importance of the bilateral relationship between the United States and The Bahamas, Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, Foreign Minister Darren Henfield, Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers, Director of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Addison D. “Tad” Davis IV, and the American Chamber of Commerce in Nassau, ...
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Remarks – Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Embassy Campus U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers

Standing on the protocol already established, I would like to express my appreciation to the Most Honorable Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, Minister Henfield, Director Davis, President Schaeffer, and all the esteemed guests here with us tonight. Good evening and thank you for joining us. I know the past few weeks have been very difficult ...
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U.S. Pledges Additional $7.5 Million for Dorian Relief Efforts during High Level Visit

Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers welcomed to The Bahamas the visit of a bipartisan U.S. Congressional delegation led by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz from September 30- October 1.  U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green joined the delegation which met with the Prime Minister of The Bahamas, the Most Honorable Dr. Hubert Minnis, and Foreign ...
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