Press Releases


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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  • Prime Minister Minnis: Govt to liberalize investment process for areas affected by Hurricane Dorian

    Press Release – The Government is looking to simplify a number of investment requirements and expedite investment applications for Bahamian and international investors for Abaco, the Abaco Cays, and East End and West End, Grand Bahama, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said today. “We will liberalize the process of investment for the

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  • $1.5 billion in recovery funding and in-kind services pledged at Hurricane Dorian conference

    Press Release – Governments, NGOs, multilateral institutions, companies and individuals pledged $1.5 billion in recovery funding and in-kind services on Monday at the Hurricane Dorian Private Sector Pledging Conference. More than 300 local and international delegates attended the conference at Baha Mar. The pledging section of the conference occurred during the afternoon session. It was

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