Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police: Opening Remarks 36th Annual General Meeting and Conference
Along with a changing world, comes the increasing threat and vulnerability of crime to our country’s safety and economic security. Crime, in all of its manifestations, is a global and complex issue that profits criminals billions of dollars each year while leaving many reeling to recover.
We all feel deeply the damaging effects of crime.
We all hear the cries of persons who have suffered at the hands of criminals.
We all know how it plagues our communities.
And I know we all want desperately to change this narrative.
However, the ongoing effort to eradicate this scourge will require a multi-faceted response that address the economic, social, and legal realities that contribute to this situation, particularly in the Caribbean.
In an address to the nation on Sunday 8 November, the Prime Minister pointed to the progress recorded on New Providence and Abaco since restrictive measures were introduced a month ago. Since then, there have been reductions recorded among key health indicators watched closely by health officials, including the number new cases of COVID-19, transmission, […]
Ladies and Gentleman, We are here today because we are short on time and even shorter on the resources needed to empower every nation in the world to respond to an increasingly dire climate crisis. We are approaching the tipping point from which there will be no return. At our current rate, the world will […]
Expo City, Dubai – At the recent COP28 Fireside Chat, Minister Jobeth Coleby-Davis, representing The Bahamas, distinguished herself through a compelling call for a solution-focused approach to combating climate change. Her participation and remarks at the event were a testament to her dedication and the commitment of The Bahamas to proactive, actionable strategies in the […]
Expo City, Dubai – Today, at the COP 28 summit, Prime Minister of The Bahamas underscored the urgent need for global cooperation in the face of a worsening climate crisis. With the world fast approaching the critical 1.5 degrees Celsius threshold, the Prime Minister emphasized that the window for effective action is narrowing, but not […]
SPA Jerome Fitzgerald’s Remarks at the The Bahamas’ Sustainable Investment Programme Launch at COP28
Environmental, Social Governance Initiative Good afternoon; it is with great privilege that I recognize the Prime Minister of The Bahamas, the Honorable Philip Edward Davis, Minister of Energy and Transport, the Hon. Jobeth Coleby-Davis, CEO of Resilience Capital Ventures, Dr. Gillian Marcelle, distinguished colleagues and guests. It is an honor to commence this high-level private […]
PRIME MINISTER DAVIS’ REMARKS AT THE LAUNCH OF THE BAHAMAS SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT PROGRAMME AT COP 28
Thank you, everyone. It’s wonderful to be here for this major initiative, which has the potential both to save and transform the lives of the Bahamian people. Given the events of the past several months, it sometimes feels like we live in an Age of Despair, pre-occupied with and frustrated by, all the many things […]