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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...