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PDF: Mid-Year Budget Performance 2020-2021

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  • REMARKS: 2020/2021 Mid-Year Budget Statement

    COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS 2020/21 MID-YEAR BUDGET STATEMENT ON THE SIX MONTHS ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2020 Presented to the Honourable House of Assembly By DR. THE MOST HONOURABLE HUBERT ALEXANDER MINNIS PRIME MINISTER & MINISTER OF FINANCE WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 24, 2021 Mr. Speaker,            It is my privilege to present to this honourable house the

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  • Prime Minister Minnis: Tremendous strides made in reforming nation’s policing system

    Over the past four years, tremendous strides have been made in reforming the nation’s policing system as part of a comprehensive strategy to address crime and its causes, said Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis. The Prime Minister was speaking on Monday 22 February at the Inauguration of the Orville Turnquest National Security

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  • Prime Minister Minnis announces COVID-19 vaccine priority groups and rollout strategy for New Providence, Grand Bahama and Family Islands

    Healthcare workers, people over the age of 65, uniformed branch members and frontline workers will be among the first priority groups eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on New Providence and Grand Bahama, said Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis. Critical workers in high-risk settings and other essential service workers will also be

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  • REMARKS: National Address The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Prime Minister and Minister of Finance – 21 February 2021

    Good afternoon. In The Bahamas, we are nearly one year into the COVID-19 pandemic.   You may recall that our first positive case was recorded in mid-March of last year. COVID-19 has killed nearly 2.5 million people around the world.    Here at home, 179 people have died because of the virus, with 8,462 confirmed cases, as

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