News & Events

U.S. Embassy Hosts Three-Day Conference on Women’s Leadership

On September 10-12, 2014, the Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy Nassau hosted a three-day conference focused on“Achieving Social Equity: Empowering Women and Youth Politically, Socially, and Economically” in Nassau with Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever as the invited speaker.  Dr. Jones-DeWeever has held positions in a variety of highly esteemed organizations and governmental institutions ...
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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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