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Prime Minister Minnis thanks NGOs working with Government on Food Distribution Task Force as program prepares for Phase 2

Today Prime Minister Minnis visited the Lend-a-Hand, Bahamas Red Cross and Hands for Hunger feeding agencies as the NGOs prepare to start Phase 2 of the Government’s national food distribution program. The Prime Minister visited the Bahamas Feeding Network last week and on Friday completed site visits to the New Providence-based agencies working directly with the Government

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  • Prime Minister Minnis: $25M set aside for entrepreneurship programs geared toward youth and women

    As part of the Government’s $250 million five-year commitment for small business development, a minimum of $25 million will be set aside specifically for entrepreneurship programs geared toward Bahamian youth and toward women, said Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis. Prime Minister Minnis was speaking on Sunday 8 November during an address to

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  • Prime Minister Minnis announces new COVID-19 measures for New Providence, Abaco and Eleuthera

    In an address to the nation on Sunday 8 November, the Prime Minister pointed to the progress recorded on New Providence and Abaco since restrictive measures were introduced a month ago. Since then, there have been reductions recorded among key health indicators watched closely by health officials, including the number new cases of COVID-19, transmission,

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  • Government to restructure FDI investment applications decision-making process

    The decision-making process on Foreign Direct Investment applications will be restructured so that applications under $10 million will not be required to be submitted to the National Economic Council, said Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis. This is one of a number of policy directions the Government will be pursuing based on recommendations

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  • Prime Minister Minnis: Government to review legalization of a hemp industry, inject $250M for small business development

    The Government will review the possible legalization of a hemp industry that would include variations of cannabis low in THC, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced today in the House of Assembly. The Prime Minister was speaking as he tabled the Executive Summary Report submitted by the Economic Recovery Committee (ERC). The

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