Bahamas government defends US travel advisory

The Bahamas ministry of foreign affairs has denied a suggestion that it was acting for political reasons when it issued a travel advisory on the heels of the fatal shootings of two black men in Louisiana and Minnesota last week, and after five police officers were killed and seven others were injured by a shooter who opened fire during a rally in Dallas.

On Monday, minister of foreign affairs and immigration Fred Mitchell sent The Nassau Guardian a statement his ministry sent to CNN after former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Assistant Director Tom Fuentes suggested that the reasoning behind the issuance of the advisory was political.

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