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The Bahamas Maintains Tier 1 Status in 2022 State Department Report on Trafficking In Persons (TIP)

The Government of The Bahamas fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking. The government continued to demonstrate serious and sustained efforts during the reporting period considering the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its anti-trafficking capacity; therefore, The Bahamas remained on Tier 1. These efforts included: Convicting a trafficker Providing support for ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates 246th Independence aboard USS Lassen (DDG 82) during Port Visit to Nassau

From Sea to Shining Sea: U.S. Embassy Celebrates 246th Independence aboard USS Lassen (DDG 82) during Port Visit to Nassau On July 1, 2022, the U.S. Embassy in Nassau celebrated the 246th Independence Day anniversary of the United States of America aboard the U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, USS Lassen (DDG 82), while ...
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Why The Rainbow Flag?

By Brian A. Nichols Brian A. Nichols is the Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs at the United States Department of State  When my grandparents emigrated to the United States from Barbados, they didn’t know if they would manage to make a life for themselves in the U.S.  They certainly never imagined their ...
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USNORTHCOM Collaborates with the National Emergency Management Agency of The Bahamas on a National Disaster Response Exercise

On behalf of the U.S. government, U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) and The Bahamas’ National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) concluded Restoration Island Cays, an annual whole-of-government disaster response exercise, last week. This is the fourth iteration of Restoration Island Cays, which tests The Bahamas’ response to a Category 5 Hurricane impacting the nation. In the National Emergency Operations Centre, NEMA staff workedwith personnel ...
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