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United States Donates $3.6M in Modular Shelters, Rescue Boats, and Construction Materials for Hurricane Response in The Bahamas

The Embassy of the United States in Nassau delivered $3.6 million dollars-worth of modular shelters, medical evacuation boats, and construction materials to The Ministry for Disaster Preparedness, Management, and Reconstruction just in time for peak hurricane season. Chargé d’Affaires John McNamara delivered the donation to Minister for Disaster Preparedness, Management, and Reconstruction the Honourable Iram ...
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U.S. Chargé d’Affaires John McNamara Remarks on $3.6 Million Donation of Shelters, Boats, Supplies to The Bahamas

Chargé d’Affaires John McNamara Remarks (as prepared) for Delivery of $3.6 Million Donation of Modular Shelters, Rescue Boats, and Construction Supplies September 18, 2020 Royal Bahamas Defence Force Base in Coral Harbour The Honourable K. Peter Turnquest, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance; The Honourable Iram Lewis, Minister of Disaster Preparedness, Management, and Reconstruction; ...
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The United States Pledges $750K to Fight COVID-19 in The Bahamas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nassau, The Bahamas | September 7, 2020 The United States Government has pledged $750,000 to help health facilities in The Bahamas detect, isolate, and prevent the spread of COVID-19.  The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Bahamas Red Cross Society, in partnership with the United ...
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Overseas Voting Guidance for U.S. Citizens

In order to vote in the November 2020 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens first need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2020.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, we recommend you  complete an FPCA each year to participate in elections ...
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Weather Alert for The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands – Tropical Storm Laura

[Updated August 21, 2020 @ 4:00 pm] Tropical Storm Laura: Development and Progress as of August 21, 2020 at 11:00am The National Hurricane Center ( www.nhc.noaa.gov ) has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for the southeastern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands for Saturday and Sunday (August 22 and 23). The NHC also advises that ...
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