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Bahamas Bids Farewell to US Ambassador

 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 …

Bahamas, Cuba Sign Border Agreement

 Above: MFA Brent Symonette and Ambassador Jose Luis Ponce Caraballo (BIS Photo/Kris Ingraham) By the Caribbean Journal staff After 18 years of negotiations, the Bahamas and Cuba have officially signed an agreement for maritime delimitations between the two countries. Minister …

China Vice Premier Meets with Bahamas

 Above: Foreign Minister and Deputy PM Brent Symonette greets Wang Qishan, vice premier of China’s State Council in Nassau yesterday. (BIS Photo/Kris Ingraham) The Bahamas and China signed an economic-technical cooperation agreement at Paradise Island’s Atlantis resort the same day, …

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 (BIS Photo/Kris Ingraham) CARICOM member states are “particularly vulnerable and susceptible to the risks and threats posed by weapons of mass destruction and terrorism,” Bahamas Foreign Minister Brent Symonette said yesterday. The minister said that due to their small size, …

 Photo Source: NASA Visible Earth Following 20 years of negotiations, the Bahamas and Cuba have reached an agreement on their maritime border, according to Minister of Foreign Affairs Brent Symonette. Symonette would not confirm when the matter would definitively be …

 Source: Nasa Visible Earth The Bahamas and Cuba have reached an agreement in principle regarding their mutual maritime border, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Brent Symonette. Setting the border was important due to the new …