Press Room


New COVID-19 vaccination sites to open this week on New Providence and Grand Bahama

The COVID-19 vaccination response began on Wednesday 17 March following a pilot on Sunday 14 March at Loyola Hall, south-central region of New Providence. Vaccinations continued at Loyola Hall, Gladstone Road, the Princess Margaret Hospital, Doctors Hospital and the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre throughout the week on New Providence. This week there will be additional sites

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  • Prime Minister Minnis opens Passport Office on Long Island

    LONG ISLAND – Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis opened another satellite passport office on Friday 19 March as part of the Government’s initiative to strengthen family island communities by investing in services and infrastructure. The newest Passport Office, located in Clarence Town, is the third to be opened across the Family Islands

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  • Statement on changes to funeral and wedding services

    In accordance with the Emergency Powers (COVID 19 Pandemic) (Risk Management) (No.4) (Amendment) (No. 9) Order, 2021, the following changes to weddings and funerals take effect Thursday 18 March 2021: A graveside funeral may now be held with a maximum of 40 persons, not including the officiant and mortuary workers, on the islands of Acklins,

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  • Prime Minister Opens Staniard Creek Bridge in Andros

    NORTH ANDROS- The Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis officially opened the Staniard Creek Bridge on Thursday, March 18th, 2021. The bridge serves as an important transportation link for the settlement, as it is currently the only access crossing Staniard Creek.  Due to structural damage sustained by the existing

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  • Official opening of the Passport Office in Clarence Town, Long Island.

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