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Grand Bahama placed on lockdown to slow and control spread of COVID-19 virus

Grand Bahama will be placed on a two-week lockdown starting Thursday 23 July at 7pm to Friday 7 August at 5am in an effort to slow and control the community spread of COVID-19 on the island, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced on Tuesday. As of Monday 20 July, health officials had confirmed a total

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  • Prime Minister Minnis announces enforcement measures to help control spread of COVID-19

    Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced a number of enforcement measures to assist in the Government’s comprehensive national strategy in the battle against COVID-19, including new fines and the establishment of a COVID-19 Enforcement Unit. “We will be doing everything possible to ensure that the health protocols and Emergency Orders are enforced,

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  • Prime Minister and Tourism Minister tour Goldwynn boutique hotel construction site

    Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis and Minister of Tourism the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar toured the Goldwynn boutique hotel construction site on West Bay Street today. Construction on the $120 million-dollar project has resumed after a temporary stop due to COVID-19. When completed, the six-story property will feature 80 condo-hotel suites and 80

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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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