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Vaccine Requirement for International Travelers

As announced by the White House on September 20, beginning in early November, all adult foreign nationals traveling to the United States by air must demonstrate proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. This requirement will end the need, as of early November, for travelers from certain geographic regions to obtain national interest exceptions under the ...
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U.S. Embassy Graduates 132 Female Bahamian Entrepreneurs

The United States Embassy in Nassau, in partnership with the Access Accelerator, Small Business Development Centre of The Bahamas (SBDC) officially graduated 132 Bahamian female entrepreneurs on the evening of September 8, during a pre-recorded video message broadcast on social media.  The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) is a U.S. State Department program started in 2019, ...
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U.S. Embassy Commemorates 20th Anniversary of 9/11

U.S. Embassy Nassau and Americans worldwide paused to mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and mourn the nearly 3,000 lives taken too soon.The people who perished in the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and Shanksville—including the heroic first responders who gave their lives to help others—left behind loved ones and communities who were never ...
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U.S. Embassy Delivers 128,700 Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines to The Bahamas

NASSAU – On the morning of Thursday, August 12, the United States delivered 128,7000 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses to The Bahamas, making good on the promises of the Biden-Harris Administration’s global vaccine sharing framework. Prime Minister the Most Honourable Dr. Hubert Minnis and U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Usha E. Pitts were on the tarmac at Jet Aviation, ready to receive the delivery of this first tranche ...
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U.S. Delivers Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers for Vaccine Storage to Ministry of Health of The Bahamas

On July 28, 2021, the United States delivered four ultra-low temperature medical freezers for use by the Ministry of Health in storing COVID-19 vaccines. The four freezers, which are valued at a total of over $100,000, can cool vaccine doses at up to -122 degrees Fahrenheit, and can store over 168,000 vaccine doses. U.S. Northern ...
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