News & Events

Changes in Fees for U.S. Consular Services Effective September 12, 2014

On August 28, the Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs announced changes to the fees for some U.S. consular services.  The new fees will go into effect on September 12. The fees for visitor (B1/B2) and student (F1/M1/J1) visas were not affected by the change and will remain the same. The Bureau of Consular Affairs, ...
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U.S. Government Provides Advanced Skill Training for RBPF SWAT Officers

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), the U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section (INL), and the U.S. Department of State’s Antiterrorism and Assistance (ATA) Program teamed up to provide twenty-seven Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) officers advanced training in Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) August 24-29 in Nassau.  The week-long program ...
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American Corner Open House for Librarians and Library Staff

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Librarians and library staff from public libraries and government school libraries attended an American Corner open house. U.S. Embassy Acting Deputy Chief of Mission John Armstrong addressed the attendees and discussed the important influence of public libraries especially in small communities.  College of The Bahamas Librarian Dr. Berthamae Walker delivered ...
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Fisk University Officials Visit The Bahamas

On June 24, 2014 during a week-long visit to The Bahamas, Fisk University President Dr. H. James Williams, First Lady Carole Campbell-Williams, and Vice President for Institutional Advancement Dr. Edwina Harris Hamby paid a courtesy call to U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Neda Brown.  The visit was an opportunity to discuss President Obama’s 100,000 Strong ...
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