COVID-19 Bahamas Updates

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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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  • 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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  • National Food Distribution Task Force feeding thousands of people in need

    More than 76,000 people have received assistance from the National Food Distribution Task Force (NFDTF) since the public private partnership was officially formed to provide emergency food relief to Bahamians and residents impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. The National Food Distribution Task Force was created by Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis to work in

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  • Prime Minister Minnis addresses Commonwealth COVID-19 Virtual Leaders Meeting

    The Bahamas’ place among the highest burden countries for non-communicable diseases has impacted the country’s COVID-19 experience, said Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis. Prime Minister Minnis was speaking on Wednesday 24 June at The Commonwealth’s COVID-19 Virtual Leaders Meeting, held under the theme, “Sharing solutions in challenging times.” Minister of Foreign Affairs,

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