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Bahamas Bids Farewell to US Ambassador

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - November 21, 2011

Above: Bahamian Foreign Minister Brent Symonette, US Ambassador Nicole Avant and Robin Symonette (BIS Photo/Kris Symonette)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The Bahamas is bidding farewell to US Ambassador Nicole Avant, who has completed her two-year term and will be returning to the United States tomorrow.

Avant paid a farewell courtesy call on Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes yesterday, and is paying a similar call on Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham today.

Deputy Chief of Mission John Dinkelman will assume the role of Charge d’Affaires until a new US Ambassador is appointed.

Avant gave her final press conference on Thursday.

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