Statements


New testing requirements for international and domestic travel 

The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to advise that, effective Friday 6 August 2021, those persons applying for a travel health visa to enter The Bahamas or travel within The Bahamas will be subjected to the following new testing requirements: Entering The Bahamas Vaccinated Travelers All fully vaccinated travelers wishing to enter The Bahamas

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  • Bahamian Athletes Making Country Proud

    Statement from Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Bahamian athletes making country proud It was a moment of great pride for the country last night when Kai Jones was drafted 19th overall in the National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft. He will play for the Charlotte Hornets. This young man has put in the

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  • Statement by Prime Minister Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on the assassination of the President of Haiti Jovenel Moise

    This morning, we awoke to the very sad and disturbing news of the death of Jovenel Moise, the President of the Republic of Haiti, who was killed at his residence at about 1:00 am today, Wednesday 7 July 2021. A statement by Prime Minister Dr. Claude Joseph released this morning confirmed the assassination of President

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  • THE ISLANDS OF BAHAMAS ANNOUNCES UPDATED TRAVEL AND ENTRY PROTOCOLS

    New Rules in Effect for Vaccinated Travellers NASSAU, Bahamas, April 30, 2021 – The Government of The Bahamas announced updated public health measures and entry protocols for fully vaccinated travellers, stating: Effective immediately, Bahamian citizens and residents who are fully vaccinated – after receiving their second dose – will be exempt from COVID-19 testing requirements when travelling inter-island from

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  • COVID-19 vaccinations now open to 18 and older

    STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL COVID-19 VACCINE CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE Vaccinations for COVID-19 will be open to all persons 18 years of age and older, effective Monday 26 April 2021. This applies to New Providence, Grand Bahama and all Family Islands. Vaccinations will continue this week (Monday – Friday) at Loyola Hall, Gladstone Road; Church of God

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