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Prime Minister Minnis announces leadership of Reconstruction Authority

Press Release – Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today announced members of the leadership team that will head up The Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority. The Hon. Kay Forbes-Smith will serve as the Authority’s Managing Director. Mr. John-Michael Clarke and Mr. Algernon Cargill will serve as chairman and vice-chairman, respectively, of the Authority’s

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  • The Committee of Ambassadors of the African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) Group of States

    Brussels, Belgium | 14 November 2019 Chairperson of the ACP Committee of Ambassadors; Dean of the ACP Group of States; Secretary-General; Excellencies; Ladies and gentleman: A very pleasant good morning. It is a privilege to address you today on the occasion of my visit to this historic city in the heart of Belgium and at

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  • Prime Minister Minnis accepts donation for Expo 2020 Dubai Bahamas Pavilion

    Press Release – Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis accepted a $100,000 donation from ALIV to help fund The Bahamas’ participation in Dubai Expo 2020, during a check presentation at the Office of the Prime Minister on Monday 28 October. The funds will go toward the development of The Bahamas Pavilion that will

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  • Heads of Agreement signed for Baha Mar Phase II

    $300 million investment to create 1,000 jobs Press Release – The Government of The Bahamas today signed an agreement for the second phase of development of the Baha Mar Resort. The approximately $300 million investment is expected to draw even more visitors to the country and will immediately provide 500 jobs during its construction phase.

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  • Prime Minister Minnis recognizes heroes of Hurricane Dorian during 2019 National Honours Investiture ceremony

    Twenty-one Bahamians invested by Governor General for national service, excellence Press Release – Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis recognized the courage and grace of the many Bahamian citizens who put their lives at risk during and in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. The Prime Minister was speaking at the 2019 National Honours

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