The Ministry of Foreign Affairs extended congratulations to Mrs. Melanie Hilton, the first Bahamian Ambassador to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in March. Ambassador Hilton presented her credentials to President Nicolas Maduro on Monday, March 13th, 2023.
Ambassador Hilton, said to have over twenty-six years of experience in the financial services industry, also has an extensive background in international and multi-cultural affairs and has a Master of Law degree from the University of Liverpool.
HE Melanie Hilton said she hopes to achieve a mutually beneficial relationship with Venezuela and noted that her appointment was primarily to advance bilateral relations between both countries. The credentials ceremony took place at the Presidential Palace in the city of Caracas, Venuezela where President Nicolas Maduro and Foreign Minister Yvan Gils graciously received the Bahamian Ambassador.