Friday, November 1, 2019

‘Papa Doug’ withdraws from ambassador to The Bahamas bid

Doug Manchester

By Morgan Cook

Manchester reportedly abandoned his bid for the post amid threats against his family.

Hotelier Doug Manchester has withdrawn from consideration for U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas after years of waiting for confirmation to the post.

Manchester Financial Group wrote in a statement, “He has withdrawn due to the threats on his and his family’s lives including three infant children under four years old,” according to a report published Thursday in the Nassau Guardian.

The statement also noted that Manchester had received “severe” threats on his life, according to the Nassau Guardian report.  Read more >>