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Government delegations head to US, Costa Rica

Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie and a ministerial delegation left for Washington DC yesterday to participate in the inaugural Caribbean Energy Security Summit. Another Ministerial delegation, including the Minister of Financial Services Hope Strachan, will travel to Costa Rica tomorrow to attend the third summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). 

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Monday, January 26, 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015

Bahamas Prime Minister and chairman of CARICOM Perry Christie and a ministerial delegation left for Washington DC on Sunday to participate in the inaugural Caribbean Energy Security Summit.

Christie is scheduled to deliver the policy position of both CARICOM and The Bahamas at this summit. The meetings will be held at the Harry S Truman Building, US Department of State.


Joe BidenThe summit will be hosted by United States Vice President Joseph Biden (pictured).

Accompanying the Prime Minister are the Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell, Minister for The Environment Kenred Dorsett and Bahamas Ambassador to Washington Eugene Newry will also attend.

While in Washington, the Prime Minister is scheduled to meet with the United States Secretary of State John Kerry and the Secretary General of CARICOM Irwin LaRocque.

He will also meet fellow CARICOM Heads of Government and hold a briefing with the Bahamas Embassy and Consulate staff stationed in Washington.

Another Ministerial delegation, including the Minister of Financial Services Hope Strachan, will travel to Costa Rica tomorrow to attend the third summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). in San Jose.

The government has completed the appointment of members of the VAT Appeal Commission. The names will be unveiled later this week.

RBC Capital Markets paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Perry Christie, January 22, at the Office of the Prime Minister.

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