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Bahamas Embassy informs seized medical supplies released with help from US Embassy

Betty K Line, file photo

#Nassau, The Bahamas – April 10, 2020 — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises that H.E Sidney Collie, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States of America has informed that following consultations with US Competent Authorities in Washington DC., the shipment of COVID-19 medical supplies on the Betty K that were returned to the Port of Miami last week, on order by US authorities, has been released and will head to Nassau on the 14th April, the first available day for shipping by the Betty K.


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs takes this opportunity to thank US Embassy Officials in Nassau and in Washington DC., for responding quickly to our demarche to have these medical supplies released so that they can be added to our critical stock as The Bahamas continues to protect its citizens and residents from the spread of this terrible scourge of COVID-19.

STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, THE BAHAMAS

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