COVID-19 Bahamas Updates

Press Room


Bahamians and residents urged not to travel abroad unless absolutely necessary

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis made an urgent plea to Bahamians and residents to refrain from traveling abroad unless absolutely necessary. The appeal comes days before The Bahamas will open its borders to international commercial travel, on Wednesday 1 July. “I want to make a very strong plea to Bahamians and residents

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  • Prime Minister Minnis: Gov will not grant approval for free-trade zone on Andros or sell off large tracts of land

    Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said his administration will not grant approval for a free-trade zone on the island of Andros, nor will it alienate or sell-off vast tracts of land in The Bahamas. The Prime Minister was addressing published reports on a draft proposal for Andros, which included concepts for the development

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  • National Address – 28 June 2020

    My Fellow Bahamians and Residents:        Good afternoon.        I thought it essential to address the nation as we are about to enter a new period or what some have described as a “new normal” during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic.        Most of our country and economy have reopened, though, with certain necessary restrictions. Our phased reopening

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  • Official Opening of the Fishing Hole Road Causeway

    Rev. Lindy Russell, Cabinet and Parliamentary Colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen good afternoon.        Today marks the end to a long and difficult chapter for the residents of Grand Bahama especially those who reside in West Grand Bahama.        The Fishing Hole Road Causeway connects West and East Grand Bahama Island and is the main access

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  • Prime Minister Minnis officially opens new Fishing Hole Road Causeway, announces more capital works projects for Grand Bahama

    GRAND BAHAMA – Residents of Grand Bahama can look forward to millions of dollars in capital works projects this year, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said today as he officially opened the new $9.2 million Fishing Hole Road Causeway. The Fishing Hole Road Causeway connects West and East Grand Bahama Island and

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