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Quarantined voters permitted to vote in General Election

The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to advise that those in quarantine who are registered to vote in the 16 September 2021 general election will be permitted to leave quarantine to cast their vote. In accordance with the Emergency Powers (COVID 19 Pandemic) (Management and Recovery) (No. 2) (Amendment) (No. 10) Order, 2021, the

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  • Statement from Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States of America

    On behalf of the Government and people of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, I express condolences to the families of all the individuals who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on the United States of America on September 11, 2001. Though it has been 20 years, the grief of losing a relative or friend

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  • PDF: Emergency Powers (Covid-19 Pandemic)(Management and Recovery)(Special Provisions)(Amendment)(Amendment)Order, 2021

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  • COVID-19 Vaccination centers to offer extended and weekend hours

    Select COVID-19 Vaccination Centers on New Providence will offer extended hours this week to better accommodate school-aged children eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine. The Kendal Isaacs Gym, St. Joseph’s Parish Hall and Loyola Hall will operate until 7pm starting tomorrow, Monday 6 September through Friday 10 September 2021. The following centers will also operate

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  • Government commits to meet demand for Young Professionals housing lots

    Approximately 1,500 applications have been received for housing lots in the Prospect Ridge Community for Young Professionals, the Committee for the Development of Communities for Young Professionals has announced. The six-week application period opened on 1 July 2021 and closed on 16 August 2021. Applications were submitted through the MyGateway portal and were received from

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