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Op-Ed – The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Imagine three women anywhere in the world: a celebrity, a friend, a family member.  Research suggests that one of these three women will be the victim of gender-based violence at some point during her lifetime.  Violence against women is a global epidemic, and every one of us, whether we are aware of it or not, ...
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The U.S. Embassy and Special Olympics Bahamas Partner to Host Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day

For the sixth consecutive year, U.S. Embassy Nassau volunteers led by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Lisa Johnson partnered with Special Olympics Bahamas on Saturday, September 26th to honor the legacy of the founder of the Special Olympics movement, Eunice Kennedy Shriver. In celebration of Eunice Kennedy Shriver (EKS) Day, celebrated around the world annually, once again the grounds ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts Consular Appreciation Reception

On September 15th, the U.S. Embassy’s Consular Section held a reception at Liberty Overlook in appreciation of its key partners who support safe and responsible travel as well as provide services to assist American citizens in The Bahamas.  The event served as an opportunity to recognize some of the Embassy’s most critical and helpful contacts. U.S ...
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Remarks – Consular Appreciation Reception

Good evening.  Protocol having been established, it is a pleasure to welcome all of you this evening.  I would like to take a minute to say a few words about why we have invited each of you here tonight. The primary mission of U.S. embassies around the world is to promote the safety and welfare of ...
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