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Prime Minister Minnis opens two infrastructure projects for Long Island – Newton Cay Bridge and Monument Road part of plan to improve infrastructure across Family Islands

LONG ISLAND — Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today officially opened two infrastructure projects for Long Island – the Newton Cay Bridge and Monument Road.  The bridge crossing at Newton Cay provides access across a small creek from northern Long Island to the spectacular beach of Newton Cay. 

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  • Prime Minister Minnis presents 24 Crown Land grants to residents of Crossing Rocks, Abaco – Government executing strategy to grant government-owned land to Bahamians

    CROSSING ROCKS, Abaco — Twenty-four Crown Land grants were presented to residents of Crossing Rocks today as part of the Government’s pledge to ensure that displaced residents of this community destroyed by Hurricane Floyd in 1999 received title deeds to their properties in order to rebuild. The pledge was made to residents in 2018 following

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  • Prime Minister Minnis breaks ground on site of third government-owned building to be retrofitted with renewable energy components

    Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today broke ground on the site of a 500kW solar covered parking lot at the Office of the Prime Minister. This will be the third government-owned building to be retrofitted with renewable energy and energy-efficiency components. The solar car park at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium was

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  • Govt. to extend unemployment benefit and food assistance programmes

    Economic team to focus on boosting jobs, creating more economic opportunities The Government will again extend the unemployment benefit assistance through January 2021 and the food assistance program for the first quarter of 2021, announced Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis. In his National Address on Sunday 6 December, the Prime Minister also

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  • PRESS RELEASE – Prime Minister Minnis announces special Christmas Season provisions

    Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis has announced special Christmas season provisions for New Providence and islands still under the 5am to 10pm curfew. In a National Address on Sunday 6 December, the Prime Minister said that from 24 December 2020 through 3 January 2021, church and religious services may be held after

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