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Small Home Repair Programme launched

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis officially launched the Hurricane Dorian Small Home Repair Programme aimed at helping residents to make the necessary repairs to their storm-damaged homes. The programme will be launched in Abaco on 17 February, and in New Providence on 24 February. “As a Government, we

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  • Marijuana Report tabled in House of Assembly

    Recommendations include legalization for medicinal use, decriminalization of possession of one ounce or less The legalization of cannabis for medical and scientific purposes and the decriminalization of possession of one ounce or less of cannabis for personal use for people over 21 are among the main recommendations included in the preliminary report from the Bahamas

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  • Thousands benefit from tuition grant programme

    Approximately 2,900 of almost 5,000 students enrolled at the University of The Bahamas (UB) are benefitting from the Government’s Tertiary Education Grant Programme initiated last August to increase tuition-free access to tertiary education for qualified Bahamians, said Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis. Of that number, 178 are receiving the additional $500 per

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  • Prime Minister reports on earthquake tremors

    Building codes may now have to take into consideration the impact of the effects of earthquakes in the region, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday in a Communication to the House of Assembly on the earthquake experienced in the Caribbean on Tuesday. While The Bahamas is not officially in the earthquake

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  • Prime Minister Minnis: Government to review pledges and make decisions in the best interest of The Bahamas

    Press Release – It is up to the Government to carefully review the pledges received at the recent Hurricane Donor Pledging Conference and decide what is best for The Bahamas and for the people and communities in affected areas, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said today in his Keynote Address to the

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