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PADF and Ministry of Education “Law Day” Initiative Helps Bahamian Youth Learn about Laws, Legal Process and Civic Participation

On October 2, 2014, the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF), the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), and the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas’ Department of Education’s Guidance and Counseling Unit launched  a series of experiential learning initiatives designed to familiarize youths with the country’s laws, develop ...
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U.S. Embassy Partners with Local Organizations to Promote Social Inclusion at the Fifth Annual EKS Day Celebration

For the fifth consecutive year, the U.S. Embassy partnered with Special Olympics Bahamas to host the annual Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day celebration at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence on Saturday, September 27.  As in years passed, the front lawn of the residence was transformed into a “Mini Camp Shriver” where hundreds of Special Olympics Bahamas athletes ...
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U.S. Embassy Law Enforcement Officials Strengthen Cooperation with Bahamian Counterparts during OPBAT Training in Exuma

As part of continuing U.S.-Bahamian bilateral cooperation under Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, the United States Embassy’s Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, and the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section teamed up to provide more than twenty Royal Bahamas Police Force officers from the Drug Enforcement and Marine Support Units advanced tactical training ...
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Caribbean Basin Security Initiative Technical Working Group Conference Opening Ceremony

Remarks by U.S. Charge d’Affaires Lisa Johnson Royal Bahamas Police Force Headquarters I want to take this opportunity to thank the Government of the Bahamas for hosting this Technical Working Group, and for their hospitality to all of the participants and presenters here with us.  I also want to thank all of you for participating ...
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