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.
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...
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”.
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.
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.
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas — Her Excellency, Hope Strachan, the Bahamas Ambassador to UNESCO paid a courtesy call on Minister for Grand Bahama, Hon. Ginger Moxey on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the Ministry for Grand Bahama. Her Excellency Hope Strachan was in Grand Bahama over the weekend, along with executives from the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, to pay a courtesy call on Minister Moxey, as well as to visit a number of historical sites on Grand Bahama. Photo shows Minister Moxey (third from right), welcoming Her Excellency, Hope Strachan (third from left) to the Ministry for Grand Bahama. Also present were Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Grand Bahama, Mr. Melvin Seymour (second from right); Terez Davis-Nixon (left), Cultural Officer, MOYSC; Deidre Beva...
NASSAU, The Bahamas — Members of the Advisory Council on Public Records and staff from Sections within the Department of Archives, in celebration of the Department’s 51st Anniversary, called upon the Deputy to the Governor General, Cynthia A. Pratt at the Office of the Governor General, September 16, 2022. Pictured from left: Brian Conliffe, Chief Repairer Binder; Antoinette Seymour, Council Member; Medgar Bonimy, Council Member; Patrice M. Williams, Director of Archives; Cynthia A. Pratt, Deputy to the Governor General; Portia Ingraham, Council Member/Recording Secretary and Personal Assistant; Kathleen Butler Barry, Assistant Research Officer; RajAnne Brennen-Chief Clerk and Johansson Cooper, Trainee Assistant Archivist.
Today the Dr. Jarbas Barbosa the Candidate from Brazil seeking the post of Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Health & Wellness the Honourable Dr. Michael R. Darville. Dr. Barbosa used the opportunity to provide a snap shot of the projects and initiatives he has worked on his capacity as the President of the PAHO Executive Committee and Vice Chair of the WHO Executive Board.
NASSAU, The Bahamas — Committee members of the ‘Governor General’s Volunteer Bahamas’ initiative paid an informative courtesy call on the Hon. Philip Davis, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. The visit, September 7, 2022 at the Office of the Prime Minister, was to update Prime Minister Davis on the group’s recent initiatives. The Right Hon. Algernon S.B.P. Allen, Chairman of the group’s Advisory Committee, read to the Prime Minister the Governor General’s Volunteer Bahamas Bill which is now ready for Parliamentary consideration. Volunteer Bahamas is coordinating a database of existing registered non-Government Organisations (NGO’s) and their individual specialty aid areas. The programme will serve to support and enhance the efforts of existing certi...
NASSAU, The Bahamas — Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith (right) received British High Commissioner His Excellency Thomas Hartley in a courtesy call at the Office of the Governor General, September 12, 2022.
NASSAU, The Bahamas — Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith administered the requisite Oaths to Mrs. Helen Almorales-Jones, vice-president of the Bahamas Industrial Tribunal, at the Office of the Governor General, September 10, 2022.