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US Embassy’s Abaco Youth Ambassadors Host Community Dialogue on Social Inclusion for People with Intellectual Disabilities

On September 24, the U.S. Embassy’s Youth Ambassadors representing the island of Abaco held an engaging community dialogue to promote social inclusion of Bahamians living with intellectual disabilities during a one-day forum at the Office of the Prime Minister in Marsh Harbour, Abaco. The community service project coordinated by the youth ambassadors was a direct ...
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U.S. Embassy Provides Bahamian Law Enforcement Officials with Advanced Training on Port Security

Continuing U.S.-Bahamian partnership on issues of mutual concern, the U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Section and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) partnered to provide ten Bahamian Police Force, Defense Force, Customs, and Immigration officers with advanced training on port security September 14-20 at the Port of Miami (PortMiami).  The Bahamian ...
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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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