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Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, HE Wendall Jones, meets President Joe Biden

WASHINGTON, DC —  Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Wendall Jones met at the Oval Office with the President of the United States, Joe Biden, recently.  The President accepted the credentials of Mr. Jones earlier, but  made a special effort to receive the Ambassador.  In a personal letter to Mr. Jones, President Biden wrote: “I welcome Ambassador Jones as a member of the diplomatic corps in Washington and express our Government’s desire to advance our common agenda and to deepen the strong and abiding friendship between our countries.”

Bahamian Delegation Lobby US Congress and Senate for Appropriation of Financial Assistance for Hurricane Restoration and Mitigation

On Monday and Tuesday, June 12th and 13th 2022, a Bahamian ministerial delegation comprising Minister of Works & Utilities Alfred M. Sears, QC, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Public Service, Frederick Mitchell, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Ryan Pinder, Ambassador Wendall Jones and their respective technical and support staff met with various US Government officials in Washington, D.C. The purpose of these meetings was to lobby for financial assistance from the United States Government to support Hurricane Dorian restoration projects in Abaco and Grand Bahama as well as infrastructural improvement around the AUTEC Base in Andros. Attending these meetings were United States Senators, Congresspersons and their respective Staff members including:- 1. Senator Brian S...

H.E. Pinnock Elected Vice Chairman At FAO

Nassau, Bahamas:  Ambassador to the United Nations Food Agricultural Organization (FAO) H.E. Winston Pinnock has been elected to serve as the Vice Chairman of the FAO Council in Rome, Italy. His representation makes The Bahamas only the second country in the English speaking Caribbean to hold such a high-level post since FAO’s inception in 1945. This follows H.E. Pinnock’s nomination at the Latin America Regional and Caribbean Countries (LARC) session held in Ecuador in March. The nomination was put to the floor during the 170th session of the FAO Council in Rome this week and was unopposed. H.E. Pinnock said he is committed to using his platform to bring attention to the perilous issue of climate change for The Bahamas and to promote the country’s efforts to enhance food product...