Press Releases


British High Commission officially reopens

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said The Bahamas is committed to the economic partnership agreement that was signed with the United Kingdom late last year and takes effect after the Brexit transition period ends 31 December 2020. The agreement ensures trade continuity with the UK following on from the 10-year-old Economic Partnership

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  • PM: Pledge offers for Dorian recovery will be revealed

    National Report 2020 The Government will only pursue offers coming out of January’s Pledging Conference that are in the best interests of the residents of the areas affected by the storm and in the best interest of The Bahamas, said Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on Tuesday in his first National Report

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  • National Report: Two major announcements for GB and Abaco

    Progress update on reconstruction program In his first National Report for 2020, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced two major announcements  for the storm-ravaged islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama, and provided an update on the Government’s reconstruction program post-Hurricane Dorian. A heads of agreement will be signed on Thursday 13 February

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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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