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BAHAMAS: Press Release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Concerning His Excellency Jeffrey Williams

#Nassau, August 2, 2018 – Bahamas – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs the general public that His Excellency Jeffrey Williams, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the Republic of Haiti and non-resident Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, experienced a medical episode in the mid-morning of Tuesday, 31 July 2018, while working at The Bahamas Embassy in Pétion-ville, Haiti.

The diplomatic staff of the Embassy made arrangements for Ambassador Williams to seek medical examination at the Santé Lambert Hospital in Pétion-ville.  Following the examination, Ambassador Williams was in good spirits.

Although in stable condition, precautionary protocols were activated to ensure the continued good health of Ambassador Williams.  Arrangements were made to have Ambassador Williams travel to The Bahamas for further medical attention.

At the time of this release, Ambassador Williams was resting comfortably in hospital.

The Embassy in Haiti is temporarily closed and will reopen and resume normal working hours on Friday, 3rd August, 2018. Prayers for Mr Williams’s continued good health are welcomed.



Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Commonwealth of The Bahamas

Nassau, 2nd August 2018


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