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UWI Bahamas Campus representatives pay a courtesy call on the Governor General

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith, centre, received representatives of the University of the West Indies, Bahamas Campus, on Thursday, January 12, 2023 during a courtesy call at the Office of the Governor General.

The Governor-General receives copy of premier edition of National Anthology of Short Stories

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith receives a copy of the premier edition of the National Anthology of Short Stories, during a courtesy call by stakeholders and contributing authors and family members, on December 20, 2022. Among those in attendance from the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture were Montez Williams, Under Secretary; Dereka Deleveaux-Grant, Director of Culture (Acting); and Portia Sands, Assistant Director of Culture. Contributing authors present were Aaliyah Rolle, Aalysha Rolle, Faith Knowles, Tracy Johnson, police officer Jermaine Rolle, Senior Information Officer at Bahamas Information Services Eric Rose, and Beverley Turnquest — who is also the publisher with Quill Ink Parchment. The youngest author in t...

The Governor General receives the first Poppy.

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith (centre) received the first Poppy in a special Poppy Presentation at the Office of the Governor General, October 11, 2022  by Mrs. Adina D. Munroe-Charlow, Chairman/Treasurer/Welfare Officer, British Legion – Bahamas Branch.  Also present were Father Andrew Toppin and Vice-Chairman Kevin Hanna.

The Ambassador-Designate of Italy Presents Letters of Credence to the Governor General

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith, accepted Letters of Credence from Non-Resident Ambassador-Designate of Italy to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Her Excellency Mariangela Zappia, during a brief ceremony at the Office of the Governor General on Thursday, October 6 2022.

Girl Guides Cookie Month launched with a presentation to the Governor General

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Members of the Bahamas Girl Guides Association presented Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith with the first cookies to officially launch ‘Girl Guides Cookie Month,’ which commenced October 1, 2022 during a courtesy call on October 4, at the Office of the Governor General.

Caribbean Development Bank mission team pays courtesy call on Ministry for Grand Bahama

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas – The Caribbean Development Bank mission team paid a courtesy call on Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Ginger Moxey on Friday, September 30, 2022 before taking a tour of the schools in East Grand Bahama and visiting the proposed site for a new comprehensive school for that area. Minister Moxey welcomed the group — Senior Operations Officer of Education and Project Coordinator Dr. Martin Baptiste, Operations Officer and Social Analyst Elbert Ellis, Operations officer and Engineer Antonia Hart and Education Specialist Paul Murphy — to the island on what was their second visit this year. Following the meeting, Chief Councilor for East Grand Bahama Marcus Cooper led the team, along with representatives from the Ministry of Education and Technical and Voca...

Paul Thompson presents a copy of his book to the Governor General

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Mr. Paul Thompson, QPM, CPM, ACP Retired, presented a copy of his book ‘Policing in The Bahamas 1951 and Beyond’ to Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Corneilus A. Smith during at courtesy call at the Office of the Governor General, on Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

BMA and Ship Owners Association pay a courtesy call on the Prime Minister for Bahamas Maritime Week

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Minister of Transport and Housing the Hon. JoBeth Coleby-Davis, officials of the Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) and the Bahamas Ship Owners Association paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis, September 26, 2022, at the Office of the Prime Minister to celebrate Bahamas Maritime Week. Some of the matters discussed: The maritime industry is currently the third highest revenue generator in the Bahamas. Its outreach program trains dozens of Maritime Cadets, providing scholarship opportunities for Bahamians interested in the sector, with BMA the largest sponsor of the cadets initiative. The focus of the Bahamas Ship Owners Association is to create the best quality ship registry — not merely the biggest, but one tha...

Sickle Cell Association President observes special month with a courtesy call at the Office of the Governor General

NASSAU, The Bahamas — On Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at the Office of the Governor General, Cynthia Alexandra Pratt, Deputy to the Governor General received in a courtesy call the President of The Bahamas Sickle Cell Association, Mrs Kristin Beneby (left) and Secretary Amanda Dean (right), as they observe September as “National Sickle Cell Month”.

The Deputy to the Governor General receives Arnold Wilson and Belinda Wilson in a courtesy call

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Cynthia Alexandra Pratt, CD, JP, Deputy to the Governor General (centre), received Arnold Wilson and Belinda Wilson in a courtesy call at the Office of the Governor General on Wednesday, September 21, 2022.

British High Commissioner pays a courtesy call on the Ministry for Grand Bahama

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas — The new British High Commissioner His Excellency Thomas Hartley paid a courtesy call at the Ministry for Grand Bahama, September 21, 2022.  He was accompanied by British Royal Fleet Auxiliary Ship TIDEFORCE Commanding Officer, Captain Chris Clarke, and Political Attaché Ms. Jerusa Ali.  Mr. Melvin Seymour, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for Grand Bahama was on hand to receive the guests in the Ministry’s conference room.  Pictured from left: Thomas Hartley, Melvin Seymour, and Jerusa Ali.

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