BAHAMAS delisted but EU criticised as discrimanatory and arbitrary

NASSAU, Bahamas  Dec 21, 2020  - While the government of the Bahamas is breathing a sigh of relief that the country has been removed from the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) grey list of nations under Increased Monitoring for money laundering, many are considering the delisting with great scepticism.

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CARICOM | Foreign Ministers Object to EU Financial Blacklisting

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica May 12, 2020 - While Guyana has been delisted from the European Commission’s money laundering list, joining countries like Ethiopia, Sri Lanka and Tunisia, the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR), has rejected the arbitrary and unilateral imposition of blacklisting by the EU on several Member States of the Community.

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U.S. denies protective status to Bahamas hurricane evacuees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will not give temporary protected immigration status to people from the Bahamas who evacuated after the archipelago was battered by a Category 5 hurricane, the White House said on Wednesday.

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Hurricane Dorian targets the Bahamas -Evacuation Ordered from Cays

NASSAU, Bahamas, August 31, 2019 - Hurricane Dorian bore down on the Bahamas as a fierce Category 4 storm Saturday, with new projections showing it curving upward enough to potentially spare Florida a direct hit but still threatening parts of the Southeast U.S. with powerful winds and rising ocean water that causes what can be deadly flooding.
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