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Bahamas gets more Pfizer Vaccine from United States Government

NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Bahamas received 23,760 doses of the Pfizer Vaccine from the United States government to augment the country’s vaccination programme in the continued fight against COVID-19.   A handover ceremony took place after the vaccines landed onboard IBC Airways at Lynden Pindling International Airport on Thursday, March 9, 2023. And for the first time, the bivalent vaccine is in The Bahamas; a total of 12,960 doses. It is authorized for use as single booster dose in children 6 months through 5 years of age.  The remaining 10,800 Pfizer vaccines are for adults. This represents over 319,410 doses donated by the U.S. Government to The Bahamas, to date. Present at the airport ceremony were: The Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, Minister of Health and Wellness; Dr. Pear...

United States Holds US-CARICOM Partnership Reception in Honour of Relationship

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Ahead of the 44th Regular Meeting of the Heads of Government of CARICOM, officials of the United States Embassy in Nassau held a reception in honour of the leaders of the Caribbean Community. The U.S. -CARICOM Partnership Reception was held on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2023 at the U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission’s Residence, and hosted by Charge d’Affaires Usha Pitts. Present were the Hon. Philip Davis, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Chair of CARICOM; Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Fred Mitchell; Her Excellency Leslia Miller-Brice, Bahamas High Commissioner to CARICOM; and Dr. Carla Natalie Barnett, Secretary General, CARICOM; the 27-member U.S. Delegation led by Brian Nichols, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs; and John ...